The genus Labidostomis Germar of Turkey with a new species and a new record (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Clytrinae)

Abstract : 

All members of Turkish Labidostomis is introduced on the base of 1351 specimens of 21 species from 36 different provinces in Turkey.Correspondingly Labidostomis (s. str.) atkaracalarica sp. nov. from �ankırı province in North part of Central Anatolian Region of Turkey is described. Holotype (male) and its genitalia are photographed. The newly described species is distinct with external and genital morphologies whereby are easily distinguished from other known species of the genus. Labidostomis (s. str.) medvedevi Warchalowski is recorded for the first time from Turkey. Accordingly Turkish Labidostomis fauna is included 29 species. Many new data are also presented for Turkish fauna: Labidostomis (s. str.) kaszabi Medvedev is firstly reported after original description. In connection with this, Labidostomis (s. str.) beckeri Weise and Labidostomis (s. str.) kaszabi Medvedev are recorded for the second time from Turkey. Labidostomis (s. str.) basanica Sahlberg, Labidostomis (s. str.) beckeri Weise and Labidostomis (s. str.) brevipennis Faldermann are also reported for the first time from Western half of Anatolia. Moreover 12 species from �ankırı province, 3 species from Kayseri province, 1 species from Ankara province, 1 species from Bartın province, 1 species from Burdur province, 1 species from D�zce province, 1 species from Gaziantep province, 1 species from Hakkari province, 1 species from Isparta province, 1 species from Konya province, 1 species from Şanlıurfa province and 1 species from Zonguldak province are newly recorded. A list of the members of Turkish Labidostomis fauna is provided. Keys of Turkish species of the genus Labidostomis Germar are also presented


Keyword : 

Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Clytrinae, Labidostomis, taxonomy, new species, new records, Turkey


Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen, N. Bal, S. Kıyak
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