Updated species group taxa of Phytoecia (Phytoecia) Dejean in Turkey with a new status (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae)

Abstract : 

The subspecific status of Phytoecia caerulea (Scopoli, 1772) in Turkey is discussed and reviewed. In accordance with this, Phytoecia baccueti (Brull�, 1832) new status is upgraded from subspecies level to the species level. The presence of Phytoecia caerulea bethseba Reiche & Saulcy, 1858 in Turkey is proved. Thus, the list of Turkish Phytoecia (s.str.) Dejean, 1835 is updated with their type information, range and known provincial distribution in Turkey


Keyword : 

P. baccueti, P. caerulea bethseba, new status, Turkey


Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen
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