Crabronidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) fauna of Kelkit Valley, Türkiye Part II: Subfamily Bembicinae

Abstract : This study is the second part of the research conducted to reveal the diversity and distribution of the Crabronidae family in the Kelkit Valley. The specimens belonging to the Bembicinae subfamily were evaluated in this part, and 60 taxa from 16 genera are identified. Fifty-one species were recorded from the studied area for the first time. Second records of Alysson ratzeburgi Dahlbom, 1843, Alysson tricolor Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau and Audinet-Serville, 1825, Bembix tarsata Latreille, 1809, Bembix zonata Klug, 1835, Harpactus tauricus Radoszkowski, 1884, Nysson lapillus de Beaumont, 1965 and Nysson tridens (Fabricius, 1781) from Türkiye are also given. New distribution areas for previously known species were added. Furthermore, plant species from which insect specimens were collected were included in the present study.
Keyword : Hymenoptera, Crabronidae, Bembicinae, fauna, Kelkit Valley
Author(s) : Can, İ., Çubuk, F. T., Gülmez, Y.
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Published Issue : 2024 Vol. 19 Number 1

2024 Vol. 19 Number 1