Contributions to the knowledge of Turkish Auchenorrhyncha with twelve new records (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)

Abstract : In this study, 5225 samples of Cicadellidae specimen collected from Antalya region in south-west Turkey during field studies in the years 1999 and 2001-2003 are examined. 111 species are found to be distributed in this region. Distribution of these species in Turkey and their host plants are given along with their locality records. 79 of these examined species are new records for Antalya and Macropsis albae Wagner, 1950, Iassus pseudocerris Abdul-Nour, 1998, Anoscopus assimilis (Signoret, 1879), Ribautiana cruciata (Ribaut, 1931), Eupteryx insulana (Ribaut, 1948), Euscelis alsioides Remane, 1967, Fieberiella chioscola Meyer-Arndt, 1988, Paralimnellus cingulatus (Dlabola, 1960), Paralimnus phragmitis (Boheman, 1847), Laminacutus libanensis Abdul-Nour, 2001, Platymetopius enatus Dlabola, 1974 and Psammotettix nodosus (Ribaut, 1925) are new records for Turkey?s fauna.
Keyword : Homoptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cicadellidae, fauna, new record, Turkey
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