Dorcadion tenuelineatum Jakovlev, 1895 *,

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

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Dorcadion tenuelineatum Jakovlev, 1895 *


Dorcadion tenuelineatum Jakovlev, 1895 *  Fig. 6C, D

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Almaty Region: 10 km E of Gerasimovka [ Герасимовка] (45°48'N, 80°59'E), 844 m a.s.l., 4 V 2017, 1♂, leg. RP; 1♂, leg. JH; 1♂, leg. KL; 9 V 2017, 12♂♂, 1♀, leg. RP; 3♂♂, 1♀, leg. KL.


Dorcadion tenuelineatum  is a species that is endemic to Kazakhstan ( Danilevsky 2018a), where it occurs only in the area between Lake Alakol and the northeastern range of the Dzungarian Alatau ( Toropov and Milko 2013). The species inhabits grasslands on the slopes in piedmont areas at an altitude of approx. 1000 m a.s.l. The larvae feed on the roots of various species of Poaceae  . The adults are active from the end of April to the second half of May ( Toropov and Milko 2013).