Leaf-mining and tortoise beetles of �ankırı and Kayseri provinces in Turkey with new records (Chrysomelidae: Hispinae and Cassidinae)

Abstract : 

This work is the first attempt for entire leaf-mining and tortoise beetles’ fauna of �ankırı and Kayseri provinces. All known taxa from �ankırı and Kayseri provinces are given with new faunistical data in the present text. As a result of this work, a total of 14 species of 4 genera for Hispinae and Cassidinae fauna of �ankırı province and 12 species of 4 genera for Hispinae and Cassidinae fauna of Kayseri province are determined. In addition, 1 subfamily (Hispinae), 1 genus (Hispa) and 10 species for the fauna of �ankırı province and 5 species for the fauna of Kayseri province are new records. Especially, 3 very rare species as Cassida parvula Boheman, 1854 in after 7 years and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 in after 7 years from Kayseri province, and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 in after 7 years and Ischyronota jordanensis Borowiec, 1986 in after 24 years from �ankırı province are the second records for Turkey. Moreover, 4 species as Cassida brevis Weise, 1884 and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 from Kayseri province, and Cassida murraea Linnaeus, 1767, Cassida sanguinolenta O. F. M�ller, 1776 and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 from �ankırı province are the first records for Central Anatolian region of Turkey. Complete faunal lists of Hispinae and Cassidinae of �ankırı and Kayseri provinces are also annexed to the end of text


Keyword : 

Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Hispinae, Cassidinae, fauna, new records, �ankırı, Kayseri, Turkey


Author(s) : , N. Bal, D. Coral Şahin, H. Özdikmen
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