Staphylinidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) fauna associated with cow dung in Aspat (Strobilos), Bodrum, Muğla, Western Turkey

Abstract : 

This paper provides information about the Staphylinidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) fauna collected from cow dung of farming terraces in Aspat (Strobilos) ancient city and its territorium, Bodrum, Muğla, Western Turkey, during the years of 2008-2009. As a result of this study, nineteen species were identified. Among them Anotylus inustus (Gravenhorst, 1806), A. tetracarinatus (Block, 1799) and Philonthus concinnus(Gravenhorst, 1802) were the most abundant species. Twelve species were recorded for the first time from Muğla province of Turkey


Keyword : 

Staphylinidae, Coleoptera, Cow dung, Fauna, Muğla, Turkey


Author(s) : , S. Tezcan, S. Örgel, N. Gülperçin
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