Dorcadion nikolaevi Danilevsky, 2005 *,

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: 90-91

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Dorcadion nikolaevi Danilevsky, 2005 *


Dorcadion nikolaevi Danilevsky, 2005 *  Fig. 7E, F

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Almaty Region: 6 km E of Koylik [ Қoйлық] (45°38'N, 80°19'E), 737 m a.s.l., 4 V 2017, 15♂♂, 3♀♀, leg. RP; 6♂♂, 1♀, leg. JH; 1♂, 1♀, leg. GT; 9 V 2017, 9♂♂, leg. RP; 9♂♂, leg. JH; 7♂♂, 1♀, leg. KL.


The species is endemic to eastern Kazakhstan. It occurs only in the central part of the northern slopes of Dzungarian Alatau where it inhabits piedmont areas between 600-700 m a.s.l. The larvae feed on the roots of various grass species. The imagines are active mostly from the end of April to the second half of May ( Toropov and Milko 2013).