Abundance Neuroptera species recorded in pistachio and cherry orchards of Southeastern Anatolia of Turkey

Abstract :

This study which is entitled the Neuroptera fauna of Pistachio and Cherry Orchards in Southeastern Anatolia Region was carried out during 2006–2009. Samples were taken from the orchards in Batman, Diyarbakır, Mardin and Siirt provinces. The samples were identified and listed. Recommendations were made on the species which can be prey of harmful insects for crops. In a total of 20 species of 15 genera and 4 families (Chrysopidae, Mantispidae, , Myrmeleontidae and Nemopteridae) were collected from different localities of the southeastern region of Turkey. Acanthaclisis mesopotamica Hölzel, 1972 is new record Anatolian fauna

Keyword :

Neuroptera, Pistachio, Cherry Orchards, fauna, Turkey

Author(s) : Özgen, İ., Satar, A., Tusun, S.
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Published Issue : 2012 Vol. 7 Number 1

2012 Vol. 7 Number 1