Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) talyschense Ganglbauer, 1884
ssp. talyschense Ganglbauer, 1884

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion talyschense talyschense
[Photo © Kirill V. Makarov, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Dorcadion talyschense, a nominotypical subspecies occuring in montane steppes of Talysh Mountains (South-East Azerbaijan and North-West Iran), has been described from Talysh as Dorcadion Plasoni var. talyschense in 1884 [❖].

Body length:♂♂ 12.5 - 18.5 mm / ♀♀ 15 - 21.4 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:an endemic subspecies to Talysh Mountains (South-East Azerbaijan and North-West Iran)


The depicted male beetle (14 mm) was collected in Gosmalijion village environs (N38°38′59″ E48°22′53″; 1650 m a.s.l., Talysh Mountains, Lerik District, Azerbaijan) on May 17-20, 2012.

Collected by Denis Kasatkin


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Ganglbauer L.:
Bestimmungs-Tabellen der europäischen Coleopteren. VIII. Cerambycidae. (Schluss.) Mit Berücksichtigung der Formen Algiers und des paläarktischen Asiens, exclusive jener von Japan..
Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 33 [1883]: 437-586, 1884. [download pdf icon]

Breuning S.:
Revision der Dorcadionini (Col. Ceramb.)
Abhandlungen und Berichte aus dem staatlichen Museum für Tierkunde in Dresden 27: 666pp [page 477], 1962. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L. and Murzin S.V.:
A revue of Dorcadion Dalman, 1817 species of "laeve-group" Part I (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae).
Les Cahiers Magellanes 92: 1-20, 2009 [download pdf icon]

Lazarev M.:
A new subspecies of Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) talyschense Ganglbauer, 1884 from Iran (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Humanity space - International Almanac 6(5): 878-888, 2017. [download pdf icon]



 
SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCribridorcadion Pic, 1901
SpeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) talyschense Ganglbauer, 1884
SubspeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) talyschense talyschense Ganglbauer, 1884