Contribution to the knowledge of Coccinellidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) fauna of Turkey with a new record

Abstract :

In this study, a total of 51 species of Coccinellid beetles from 27 genera, six subfamilies (Coccinellinae, Epilachninae, Ortaliinae, Chilocorinae, Scymninae and Coccidulinae) was recorded in the collection of Lodos Entomological Museum, Turkey (LEMT) which represents 47.22% of the species (108) of lady beetles reported to date in Turkey. List of taxa belonging to Coccinellidae family recorded in Turkey and the list of species reported in this study were also given at the end of text as a table. Among those, Scymnus (Neopullus) limbatus Stephens, 1831 (Scymninae: Scymnini) was recorded for the first time in Turkey.

Keyword :

Fauna, Coccinellidae, Turkey, biodiversity, LEMT, ladybugs, ladybirds, lady beetles

Author(s) : Tezcan, S., Karsavuran, Y., Pehlivan, E.
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Published Issue : 2022 Vol. 17 Number 1

2022 Vol. 17 Number 1