Dorcadion (Carinatodorcadion) aethiops (Scopoli, 1763)
ssp. aethiops (Scopoli, 1763)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion aethiops aethiops
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]
Dorcadion aethiops aethiops
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:14 - 20 mm
Life cycle: 1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine

The beetles in these pictures were collected in Chľaba village environs (Nové Zámky district, Nitra region, South Slovakia) on June 27, 2015.

Collected by Daniel Rydzi

Dorcadion aethiops aethiops
Dorcadion aethiops aethiops
[Photo © Daniel Rydzi]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCarinatodorcadion Breuning, 1943
SpeciesDorcadion (Carinatodorcadion) aethiops (Scopoli, 1763)
SpeciesDorcadion (Carinatodorcadion) aethiops aethiops (Scopoli, 1763)