First records for Hygrophilous thryogenes Bedel (Brachycerinae) from Aras river bank in Iğdır territory

Abstract :

Recent investigations on semiaquatic habitats in Aras River valley (Iğdır) brought out a new faunistic data: Both genus Thryogenes Bedel, 1884 and species T. festucae (Herbst, 1795) are new records for the fauna of Turkey. A single female of this rare species was captured by sweeping on Cyperaceae plants in river bank and specimen illustrated digitally.


Keyword :

Brachycerinae, Thryogenes, hygrophilous weevil, new records


Author(s) : Gültekin, N.
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Published Issue : 2022 Vol. 17 Number 1


2022 Vol. 17 Number 1