An analysis on Carabidae, Tenebrionidae and Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) fauna in Aspat (Strobilos) ancient city and its territorium, Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey

Abstract :

This study was carried out between 2007–2008 to identify the species belonging to Carabidae, Tenebrionidae and Staphylinidae in Aspat (Strobilos) region (Bodrum, Muğla) of western Turkey. As a result of this study, eight species which belong to Carabidae [Carabus (Procrustes) coriaceus, Linnaeus, 1758, Carabus (Pachystus) graecus Dejean, 1826, Calathus (Calathus) fuscipes (Goeze, 1777), Calathus (Calathus) longicollis Motschulsky, 1865, Calathus erytroderus Gemminger & Harold, 1868, Nebria (Nebria) brevicollis (Fabricius, 1792), Amara (Amara) aenea (De Geer, 1774), Zabrus politus Gauth, 1869]; 10 species which belong to Tenebrionidae [Dailognatha quadricollis quadricollis Solier, 1835, Probaticus tenebricosus Brullé, 1832, Raibosceles coelestinus coelestinus (Waltl, 1838), Opatroides punctulatus Brullé, 1832, Colpotus sulcatus Ménétriés, 1832, Gonocephalum (Gonocephalum) rusticum Olivier, 1811 Cephalostenus orbicollis (Ménétriés, 1836), Dendarus moesiacus Mulsant et Rey,1854, Phymatiotris (Graecopachys) quadricollis quadricollis Solier, 1835, Zophosis punctata punctata Brullé, 1832]; 15 species which belong to Staphylinidae [Tachyporus nitidulus (Fabricius, 1781), Stenus maculiger Weise, 1875, Aleochara tristis Gravenhorst, 1806, Anotylus inustus (Gravenhorst, 1806), Paederus fuscipes Curtis, 1826, Philonthus rufimanus Heer, 1839, Philonthus concinnus (Gravenhorst, 1802), Philonthus intermedius (Lacordaire, 1835), Philonthus laminatus (Creutzer, 1799), Ocypus curtipennis Motscholsky, 1849, Ocypus mus Brullé, 1832, Ocypus picipennis picipennis (Fabricius, 1793), Xantholinus graecus graecus Kraatz, 1858, Xantholinus rufipennis Erichson, 1839, Megalinus scutellaris (Fauvel, 1900)] impending totaly 33 species determined. Among those, 15 species are the first records for local fauna of Muğla


Keyword :

Fauna, Coleoptera, Muğla, Turkey


Author(s) : Tanyeri, R., Çevik, I. E., Tezcan, S.
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Published Issue : 2017 Vol. 12 Number 2


2017 Vol. 12 Number 2