Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) klavdiae Danilevsky, 1992

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion klavdiae

[Photo © David Navrátil & 8K postprocessing M.Hoskovec]

Dorcadion klavdiae, a rare endemic species to Georgia, has been described from Gori environs by Mikhail Danilevsky in 1992 [❖]. D. klavdiae. Occurrence of this interesting species is limited to only one known population near the town of Gori.

Body length:17 - 21 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - May
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:an endemic species to Georgia (Gori environs)

The depicted male beetle was collected in Gori environs (800 m a.s.l., Shida Kartli region, Georgia) on April 15, 2015.

Collected by S.Dementyev

Danilevsky M.L.:
New and little known Dorcadion Dalman 1817 from Soviet Union (Coleoptera Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea 92 (1): 92-97, 1992. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCribridorcadion Pic, 1901
SpeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) klavdiae Danilevsky, 1992