ssp. sarkandicum Danilevsky, 2004
Subfamilia: LAMIINAE / Tribus: DORCADIINI
[Photo © P.Jelínek]
This beautiful and endemic Dorcadion taxon [❖] is known from north foothills of Dzhungarsky Alatau (Sarkand environs, Almaty Region, SE Kazakhstan). Larvae feed on roots of various grass species (Poaceae) and adults feed on above-ground parts of the same plant species [✧].
Body length: ♂ 14.5 - 18.6 mm / ♀ 15 - 18.7 mm Life cycle: 1 year Adults in: last ten days of April - second half May Host plant: larvae feed on roots of various grass species Distribution: endemic to SE Kazakhstan
The depicted beetles were collected 10 km SW of Sarkand (1000 m a.s.l., Almaty Region, SE Kazakhstan) in May 2015.
Two new subspecies of Dorcadion (s.str.) abakumovi Thomson, 1865 from Kazakhstan and the structure of «abakumovi-group» of species (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Les Cahiers Magellanes 36: 1-9, 2004 [download ]
Toropov S.A., Milko D.A.:
Longhorns of the tribe Dorcadionini (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) of Kazakhstan and Middle Asia.
SatEnto, Bishkek, 2013, pp. 103.
Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadiini Thomson, 1860
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) abakumovi Thomson, 1864
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) abakumovi sarkandicum Danilevsky, 2004