Rare flea beetles records for the fauna of Turkey from �ankırı province (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini)

Abstract : 

We had the opportunity to study some rare material of Alticini collected during the expedition of �ankırı province in 2013-2015. As a result of this, a total of 13 rare species belonging to 8 genera of Turkish flea beetles were determined. All species are the first record for �ankırı province. 9 species of them as Aeschrocnemis serbica (Kutschera), Crepidodera lamina (Bedel), Dibolia depressiuscula Letzner, Chaetocnema arida Foudras, Longitarsus hermonensis Furth, Longitarsus kopdagiensis Gruev & Aslan, Longitarsus reichei (Allard), Longitarsus scutellaris (Mulsant & Rey) and Mantura chrysanthemi (Koch) are the first record for Western Black Sea region of Turkey. Also 3 species of them as Longitarsus australis (Mulsant & Rey), Longitarsus aubozaorum Biondi and Psylliodes marcida (Illiger) are the new records for Black Sea region of Turkey (incl. Western Black Sea region). In addition 4 species of them as Aeschrocnemis serbica (Kutschera), Chaetocnema arida Foudras, Longitarsus kopdagiensis Gruev & Aslan and Longitarsus reichei (Allard) are the first record for Central Anatolian region of Turkey. Moreover Mantura chrysanthemi (Koch) in after 43 years and the endemic species, Longitarsus aubozaorum Biondi, in after 21 years are the second records for Turkey. The latter is reported for the first time from a different province except for the type localities


Keyword : 

Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Alticini, fauna, new records, �ankırı, Turkey


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