Dorcadion unidiscale Danilevsky, 1996 *,

Karpinski, Lech, Szczepanski, Wojciech T., lewa, Radoslaw, Walczak, Marcin, Hilszczanski, Jacek, Kruszelnicki, Lech, Los, Krzysztof, Jaworski, Tomasz, Marek Bidas, & Tarwacki, Grzegorz, 2018, New data on the distribution, biology and ecology of the longhorn beetles from the area of South and East Kazakhstan (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae), ZooKeys 805, pp. 59-126: 93-94

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Dorcadion unidiscale Danilevsky, 1996 *


Dorcadion unidiscale Danilevsky, 1996 *  Figs 7K, L, 14E

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Almaty Region: 10 km S of Kaskelen [ Каскелен] (43°05'N, 76°35'E), 1735 m a.s.l., 13 V 2017, 15♂♂, 4♀♀, leg. RP; 10♂♂, 4♀♀, leg. JH; 14♂♂, 1♀, leg. KL.


Dorcadion unidiscale  is endemic to southeastern Kazakhstan and it is known based on only a single population that is distributed in the area of Kaskelen on the northern slopes of the Trans-Ili Mountains ( Danilevsky 1999). According to Toropov and Milko (2013), this species inhabits midmontane meadows at altitudes of 1500-2000 m a.s.l. The larvae feed on the roots of various grass species. The imagines (Fig. 14E) are active from the beginning of May to the first half of June.