Lepidoptera fauna of Karaman with two new records for Turkey

Abstract :

The list of a total of 834 Lepidoptera species recorded from Karaman up to now is given in this paper. The list includes localities and dates of observation for species that were recorded in this study and also includes known distribution of each species in Turkey. Among the 834 species listed, 176 species belong to Rhopalocera (butterflies) and 658 species belong to Heterocera (moths) suborders. 434 spieces, 16 Rhopalocera and 418 Heterocera, are recorded from Karaman region for the first time. Additionally, 2 species are recorded from Turkey for the first time.

Keyword :

Lepidoptera, fauna, new record, Turkey, Karaman

Author(s) : Koçak, Ö., Çerçi, B.
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Published Issue : 2021 Vol. 16 Number 2

2021 Vol. 16 Number 2