Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) pedestre (Poda, 1761)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: DORCADIONINI
Dorcadion pedestre
Dorcadion pedestre ♂  [Photo © P.Jelínek]

Body length:11 - 15 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:roots of grasses (Poaceae)
Distribution:Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic (map), Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine


The depicted beetle specimens were photographed in Mikulov (South Moravia, Czechia) on April 28, 2013.

Collected by P.Jelínek


Dorcadion pedestre
Dorcadion pedestre
Dorcadion pedestre ♂  [Photo © P.Jelínek]
Dorcadion pedestre
Dorcadion pedestre
Dorcadion pedestre
Autochromic Dorcadion pedestre ♀  [Photo © P.Jelínek]
Dorcadion pedestre
Dorcadion pedestre
Androchromic Dorcadion pedestre ♀  [Photo © P.Jelínek]

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Dorcadionini Swainson, 1840
Genus: Dorcadion Dalman, 1817
Subgenus: Cribridorcadion Pic, 1901
Species: Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) pedestre (Poda, 1761)