Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) scabricolle Dalman, 1817
ssp. scabricolle Dalman, 1817

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



Body length:12 - 18 mm
Life cycle: 1 year
Adults in:April - June
Host plant:roots of grasses
Distribution:Armenia, Iran, Turkey


Dorcadion scabricolle (Dalman, 1817) is one of the most frequently recorded Dorcadion species of Turkey. The depicted mounted beetle was collected in Erdemli W Mersin (SW Turkey). The living male and autochromic female were photographed in Nemrut Dagi caldera near Van lake (East Turkey). The autochromic female was captured in meadows situated ca 3 km West of Lichk (Լիճք) in Zangezur Range (Զանգեզուրի լեռնաշղթա) in Syunik Province of South Armenia.

Collected by M.Hoskovec


Danilevsky M.L.:
Two new subspecies of Dorcadion scabricolle (Dalman, 1817) close to D. scabricolle sevangense Reitter, 1889 from Transcaucasia (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Lambillionea 99 (1): 25-29, 1999. [download pdf icon]


Lazarev M.A.:
New subspecies of Dorcadion scabricolle Dalman, 1817 of Iran and Azerbaijan (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae).
Humanity Space - International Almanac 2 (1): 222-234, 2013. [download pdf icon]


Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle
Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle ♂  [Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle
Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle
Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle - autochromic ♀  [Photo © M.Hoskovec]
Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle
Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle
Dorcadion scabricolle scabricolle - androchromic ♀  [Photo © M.Hoskovec]

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