A discussion on taxonomic position of Rutpela maculata manca (Schaufuss, 1863) (Cerambycidae: Lepturinae: Lepturini)

Abstract :

The problematic taxonomic position of Rutpela maculata manca (Schaufuss, 1863) is discussed on the base of its unavailable distribution area for the acception as a subspecies. Accordingly, it is upgraded to species level as Rutpela manca (Schaufuss, 1863) stat. nov. 

Keyword :

Cerambycidae, Rutpela, Palaearctic region, Turkey

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2021 Vol. 16 Number 1

2021 Vol. 16 Number 1