Leaf-mining and tortoise beetles of Çankırı and Kayseri provinces in Turkey with new records (Chrysomelidae: Hispinae and Cassidinae)

Abstract :

This work is the first attempt for entire leaf-mining and tortoise beetles’ fauna of Çankırı and Kayseri provinces. All known taxa from Çankırı and Kayseri provinces are given with new faunistical data in the present text. As a result of this work, a total of 14 species of 4 genera for Hispinae and Cassidinae fauna of Çankırı province and 12 species of 4 genera for Hispinae and Cassidinae fauna of Kayseri province are determined. In addition, 1 subfamily (Hispinae), 1 genus (Hispa) and 10 species for the fauna of Çankırı province and 5 species for the fauna of Kayseri province are new records. Especially, 3 very rare species as Cassida parvula Boheman, 1854 in after 7 years and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 in after 7 years from Kayseri province, and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 in after 7 years and Ischyronota jordanensis Borowiec, 1986 in after 24 years from Çankırı province are the second records for Turkey. Moreover, 4 species as Cassida brevis Weise, 1884 and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 from Kayseri province, and Cassida murraea Linnaeus, 1767, Cassida sanguinolenta O. F. Müller, 1776 and Cassida sanguinosa Suffrian, 1844 from Çankırı province are the first records for Central Anatolian region of Turkey. Complete faunal lists of Hispinae and Cassidinae of Çankırı and Kayseri provinces are also annexed to the end of text


Keyword :

Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Hispinae, Cassidinae, fauna, new records, Çankırı, Kayseri, Turkey


Author(s) : Bal, N., Coral Şahin, D., Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2018 Vol. 13 Number 2


2018 Vol. 13 Number 2