A faunistic contribution to the ladybugs (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Aspat (Bodrum, Muğla) province of Western Turkey along with new locality records

Abstract : This paper provides data about 19 species of Coccinellidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) fauna of farming terraces in Aspat (Strobilos) ancient city and its territorium, Bodrum, Muğla, western Turkey. Among those Scymnus apetzi, Coccinella septempunctata and Scymnus quadriguttatus were the most abundant species. Following species recorded for the first time from Muğla province of Turkey: Adalia decempunctata, Cheilomenes propinqua, Exochomus nigromaculatus, Hippodamia variegata, Hyperaspis campestris, Nephus kreissli, Platynaspis luteorubra, Scymnus interruptus.
Keyword : Fauna, Coccinellidae, Turkey, biodiversity, ladybugs, ladybirds, lady beetles
Author(s) : Gülperçin, N., Şenal, D., Tezcan, S.
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Published Issue : 2023 Vol. 18 Supplement


2023 Vol. 18 Supplement