A contribution to the knowledge of leaf-beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Turkey using data of specimens in Nazife Tuatay Plant Protection Museum (Turkey, Ankara)

Abstract : 

In this study, material belonging to nine subfamilies of Chrysomelidae housed in the collection of Nazife Tuatay Plant Protection Museum (NTM) (Turkey, Ankara) have been evaluated. A total of 121 species of 41 genera have been presented. Among those Smaragdina concolor concolor (Fabricius, 1792) and Podagrica malvae semirufa (K�ster, 1847) are the first record for Turkey. Also, Labidostomis metallica metallica Lef�vre, 1872, Chrysolina anceyi anceyi (Marseul, 1868), Aphthona pallida (Bach, 1859) and Longitarsus callidus Warchałowski, 1967 are the second reports for Turkey. Additional new provincial and regional records for many species have been given


Keyword : 

Fauna, Chrysomelidae, the leaf beetles, Turkey, biodiversity


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