A new Cortodera species for Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lepturinae)

Abstract :

Cortodera differens Pic, 1898 stat. n. is given as a new record for Turkey from Ankara prov.: Kızılcahamam and Antalya and Konya provinces: near Gevne valley. Distinguishing characters, photo of adult are also given in the text. It is compared with related species, Cortodera discolor Fairmaire, 1866 and Cortodera colchica Reitter, 1890. On the other side, it is discussed in terms of taxonomical status under the Code (1999). So it is raised to species rank.

Keyword :

new record, Cortodera differens stat. n., Cortodera, Lepturinae, Cerambycidae, Turkey

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H., Turgut, S.
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Published Issue : 2008 Vol. 3 Number 2

2008 Vol. 3 Number 2