Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) semiargentatum Pic, 1905
ssp. semiargentatum Pic, 1905

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion semiargentatum semiargentatum
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Body length:♂ 10.7 - 16.5 mm / ♀ 13 - 17.5 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - May
Host plant:roots of grasses
Distribution:a species endemic to NW Iran

The depicted beetles were collected 1 km NE Bostanabad (SE Tabriz, prov. Āzarbāijān-e Sharqi, NW Iran).

Collected by M.Rejzek

Danilevsky M.L. and Murzin S.V.:
A revue of Dorcadion Dalman, 1817 species of "laeve-group" Part II (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae).
Les Cahiers Magellanes 93: 1-22, 2009 [download pdf icon]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadionini Swainson, 1840
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) semiargentatum Pic, 1905
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) semiargentatum semiargentatum Pic, 1905