Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) rosti Pic, 1900
[= Dorcadion kalinowskyi Koenig, 1901]

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion rosti

[Photo © Maxim E. Smirnov, click on the picture for 4K resolution]

Dorcadion rosti, an endemic species to Georgia (Zekari pass environs), has been described from Caucasus by Maurice Pic in 1900 [❖].

Body length:11 - 15 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:May - June
Host plant:roots of herbaceous plants and grass
Distribution:an endemic species to Georgia (Zekari pass environs)

The depicted male beetle was collected in Zekari pass (ზეკარი) environs (N41°49′35″ E42°50′45″; Imereti region, Georgia) on June 26, 2017.

Collected by S.Svetlov

Pic M.:
Contribution à l'étude des Longicornes.
L'Échange, Revue Linnéenne 16 (191): 81-83, 1900.
[download pdf icon]

Breuning S.:
Revision der Dorcadionini (Col. Ceramb.)
Abhandlungen und Berichte aus dem staatlichen Museum für Tierkunde in Dresden 27: 666pp [page 491], 1962. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusDorcadionini Swainson, 1840
GenusDorcadion Dalman, 1817
SubgenusCribridorcadion Pic, 1901
SpeciesDorcadion (Cribridorcadion) rosti Pic, 1900