Preliminary report on a survey of the saproxylic beetle fauna living on old hollow oaks (Quercus spp.) and oak wood in Turkey (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)

Abstract :

45 species of Cerambycidae collected during a survey of the saproxylic beetle fauna ecologically associated with the hollows of old oak trees are listed. Poecilium kasnaki Sama n. sp. close to P. wrzecionkoi Rapuzzi & Sama, 2010 from Syria is described; Necydalis hadullai Szallies, 1994 is regarded as a synonym of N. ulmi; Trichoferus pallidus (Olivier, 1790) is mentioned for the first time from Turkey, several species are mentioned as first records for various Turkish provinces


Keyword :

Saproxylic fauna, old oaks, Cerambycidae, Turkey, new species, new records


Author(s) : Sama, G., Jansson, N., Avcı, M., Sarıkaya, O., Coşkun, M., Kayış, T., Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2011 Vol. 6 Number 2


2011 Vol. 6 Number 2