Cynipidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) fauna of İstanbul

Abstract : 

In order to contribute to the cynipid fauna (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) of Turkey, this study was carried out in Istanbul. Gall specimens were collected between 2012 and 2013 from different habitats of Istanbul. In result of the study, 75 species which are 2 species belonging to 1 genus (Ceroptresini), 54 species belonging to 12 genera (Cynipini), 4 species belonging to 1 genus (Diplolepidini), 1 species belonging to 1 genus (Phanacidini) and 14 species belonging to 2 genera (Synergini), were totally recorded from Istanbul. Five of these species were recorded the first timefrom Turkey; Phanacis hypochoeridis (Kieffer, 1887) (also as a new genus record), Synergus dacianus Kierych, 1985, S. diaphanus Houard, 1911, S. physocerus Hartig, 1843and S. radiatus Mayr, 1872 (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae). First locality record of Diplolepis nervosa (Curtis, 1838) was also provided for Turkey. Data about host plants and/or host galls, localities and Turkey distributions are given


Keyword : 

Cynipidae, Istanbul, new record, fauna, Turkey


Author(s) : , M. Azmaz, Y. Katılmış
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