Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) laeve Faldermann, 1837

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion laeve
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:14 - 20 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - May
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grasses
Distribution:NW Iran, Azerbaidzhan

The depicted beetles were collected in Aveg 80 km SW Takestan (prov. Zangan, North Iran).

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]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadionini Swainson, 1840
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) laeve Faldermann, 1837