Phyllotreta Chevrolat in Turkey with a new record (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini)

Abstract : 

Species of the genus Phyllotreta Chevrolat in Turkey are investigated and reviewed.As a result of this, Phyllotreta includes 44 species in Turkey. Phyllotreta araxicola Khnzorian is recorded for the first time from Turkey.Twenty seven species are reported with new distributional data from 16 different provinces in Turkey on the base of 2864 studied specimens. Accordingly eleven species as P. atra (Fabricius), P. caucasicola Heikertinger, P. corrugata Reiche & Saulcy, P. erysimi Weise, P. nemorum (Linnaeus), P. nigripes (Fabricius), P. nodicornis (Marsham), P. pontoaegeica Gruev, P. procera (Redtenbacher), P. punctulata (Marsham) and P. undulata (Kutschera) are recorded for the first time from �ankırı province in Northern part of Central Anatolian Region of Turkey. Eleven species: P. astrachanica Lopatin, P. atra (Fabricius), P. cruciferae (Goeze), P. diademata Foudras, P. erysimi Weise, P. lativittata Kutschera, P. nemorum (Linnaeus), P. nigripes (Fabricius), P. punctulata (Marsham), P. undulata (Kutschera) and P. variipennis (Boieldieu) are recorded for the first time from Bartın province in Western Black Sea Region of North Turkey. Seven species: P. atra (Fabricius), P. cruciferae (Goeze), P. lativittata Kutschera, P. ochripes (Curtis), P. striolata (Illiger), P. undulata (Kutschera) and P. variipennis (Boieldieu) are recorded for the first time from Zonguldak province in Western Black Sea Region of North Turkey. Four species: P. fallaciosa Heikertinger, P. erysimi Weise, P. undulata (Kutschera) and P. weiseana Jakobson are recorded for the first time from Kayseri province in Eastern part of Central Anatolian Region of Turkey. Three species: P. fallaciosa Heikertinger, P. punctulata (Marsham) and P. undulata (Kutschera) are recorded for the first time from Ankara province in Northern part of Central Anatolian Region of Turkey. Two species: P. atra (Fabricius) and P. variipennis (Boieldieu) are recorded for the first time from Karaman province in South part of Central Anatolian Region of Turkey. Two species: P. atra (Fabricius) and P. nigripes (Fabricius) are recorded for the first time from Afyon province in Eastern part of Aegean Region of Turkey. One species: P. nigripes (Fabricius) is recorded for the first time from Bolu province in Western part of Black Sea Region of Turkey. And one species: P. corrugata Reiche & Saulcy is recorded for the first time from Şanlıurfa province in South-Eastern Anatolian Region of South Turkey. Also known records of P. cruciferae (Goeze) and P. diademata Foudras in European Turkey and known records of P. fornuseki Cizek, P. ganglbaueri Heikertinger and P. lorestanica Warchalowski in Anatolia are given for the first time and contribute to distribution data in the Palaearctic catalogue


Keyword : 

Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Alticini, Phyllotreta, new data and records, Turkey


Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen, D. Coral Şahin, N. Bal
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