Longicorn beetles of coniferous forests in Turkey: Part 1. Prioninae, Aseminae, Saphaninae, Spondylidinae (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)

Abstract :

Cerambycidae of coniferous forests in Turkey are reviewed and a full list of them are presented with a serial work which includes 4 parts. In this part (Part 1), a total of 18 species-group taxa which comprise of approximately 2% of Cerambycidae fauna of Turkey, belonging to 13 genera of Prioninae, Aseminae, Saphaninae and Spondylidinae subfamilies are presented from coniferous forests in Turkey. Part 1 includes 6 species-group taxa belonging to 5 genera of Prioninae subfamily, 9 species-group taxa belonging to 5 genera of Aseminae subfamily, 2 species-group taxa belonging to 2 genera of Saphaninae subfamily and 1 species-group taxon belonging to 1 genus of Spondylidinae subfamily. Among them, only one species-group taxon is endemic to Turkey. Type information, body length, adult period, host plants and range in Turkey and the World for each different species-group taxon are given in the text. The provincial and regional distribution patterns of each different species-group taxon are also presented on a map.


Keyword :

Cerambycidae, Prioninae, Aseminae, Saphaninae, Spondylidinae, coniferous forest, Turkey


Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2021 Vol. 16 Number 2


2021 Vol. 16 Number 2