Weevils (Curculionidae) captured with light traps from Aras Valley – Iğdır Basin from Eastern Turkey

Abstract :

The Anatolian weevil diversity investigation is enlarged using light traps at Aras Valley in the most eastern part of Turkey. Totally six weevil species as Acentrus histrio (Schoenherr, 1837), Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, 1813), Hypolixus astrachanicus (Faust,1883), Metadonus anceps (Boheman, 1842), Sitona callosus Gyllenhal, 1834 and Ulobaris loricata (Boheman, 1836) were captured with light trap. Distribution, host plants and determined behavior of species are reviewed.

Keyword :

Curculionidae, light trap, Aras Valley, Turkey

Author(s) : Gözüaçık, C., Gültekin, N., Aykut, E., Gültekin, L.
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Published Issue : 2020 Vol. 15 Number 2

2020 Vol. 15 Number 2