Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) preissi Heyden, 1894

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion preissi
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length: 10 - 15 mm
Life cycle: 1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grasses
Distribution:an endemic species to Turkey

The depicted beetle was collected near Tasköpru (NEE Kastamonu, North Turkey).

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadionini Swainson, 1840
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) preissi Heyden, 1894