Preliminary work on longhorned beetles fauna (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) of Balıkesir province in Turkey with new faunistic records

Abstract : 

In this paper,the specimens of the family Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) collected by various collectors in Balıkesir University Zoology Museum were evaluated. A total of 21 species and 21 subspecies of 28 genera belonging to 5 subfamilies (Prioninae, Lepturinae, Spondylidinae, Cerambycinae and Lamiinae) of Cerambycidae were recorded. New data are presented on Cerambycidae fauna for both Balıkesir local fauna and Turkey. Thirty-two of them are new records for Balıkesir province. Callidium (Callidostola) aeneum aeneum (DeGeer, 1775) is a new record for Turkey. Also, Dorcadion scopolii Herbst, 1784 is a new record for Turkey or the first exact locality record for Turkey. In addition, Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) catenatum mytilinense Kraatz, 1873 and Dorcadion (Cribridorcadion) pedestre pedestre (Poda, 1761) are the second record for Turkey


Keyword : 

Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, new records, fauna, Balıkesir, Turkey


Author(s) : , S. V. Varlı, A. Tüven, H. Sürgüt, H. Özdikmen
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