Check-list of the Tiger Beetles of Turkey with a review of distribution and biogeography (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae)

Abstract :

The present list is the first attempt to register all modern taxa of tiger beetles distributed to the whole territory of Turkey. A complete list of known Turkish Cicindelidae is given. It includes 2 tribes, 8 genera, and 46 taxa (including subspecies). Nominative subgenera or subspecies are not mentioned, if they do not occur in Turkey. Each name of a genus, species or subspecies is accompanied by the author’s name and the description's date. Each name of species and subspecies is accompanied by a number of abbreviations divided in two sections indicating the names of countries (or territories) and the names of the Turkish provinces inhabited by the taxon. Geographical notes are also given. The list of used literature includes mostly contemporary publications.

Keyword :

Coleoptera, Cicindelidae, tiger beetles, Türkiye, check-list, review, distribution, biogeography

Author(s) : Avgın, S., Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2007 Vol. 2 Number 1

2007 Vol. 2 Number 1