Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) bistriatum Pic, 1898

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion bistriatum
[Photo © Petr Jelínek]

Dorcadion bistriatum, a Transcaucasian species occuring in Armenia and Azerbaijan, has been described from "Caucase" by Maurice Pic in 1898 [▽].

Body length:10 - 13 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:roots of grasses (Poaceae)
Distribution:Armenia, Azerbaijan [❖]

The depicted beetle was collected on the ground in low vegetation in Vorotan Pass environs (2300-2700 m a.s.l., Vayots Dzor Province, Armenia) on June 10, 2012.

Collected by Petr Jelínek

Pic M.:
Matériaux pour servir à l'étude des Longicornes 2: 54-58, 1898. [download pdf icon]

Breuning S.:
Revision der Dorcadionini (Col. Ceramb.).
Abhandlungen und Berichte aus dem staatlichen Museum für Tierkunde in Dresden 27: 666pp [page 489], 1962. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCribridorcadion Pic, 1901
SpeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) bistriatum Pic, 1898