Dorcadion (Acutodorcadion) pelidnum Jakovlev, 1906
[= Dorcadion (Compsodorcadion) pelidnum Jakovlev, 1906]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion pelidnum

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

Dorcadion (Acutodorcadion) pelidnum was described from Alexandrovskii Range near Tokmak (nowadays Kyrgyz Ala Range near Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan) by Bassili Evgrafovitch Jakovlev in 1906 [❖].

Body length:♂♂ 18-21.1 mm / ♀♀ 20.6-21.5 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grasses
Distribution:endemic species to Kyrgyzstan

The depicted beetle was collected in Orlovka environs (1800 m a.s.l., Kemin District, Chuy Region, Kyrgyzstan) on May 14, 2000.

Collected by A.Subankulov

Jakovlev B.E.:
Species review of the subgenus Compsodorcadion Ganglb. (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Revue Russe d'Entomologie, Saint-Petersbourg 6 (1-2): 32-48, 1906. [download pdf icon]

Danilevsky M.L..:
Review of Dorcadion (s. str.) species from upper level of Chu-river valley and allied territories (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Coléoptères 5 (3): 15-41, 1999. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusAcutodorcadion Danilevsky, Kasatkin & Rubenian, 2004
SpeciesDorcadion (Acutodorcadion) pelidnum Jakovlev, 1906