Preliminary report on the Fulgoromorpha (Hemiptera) fauna of Kemaliye (Erzincan) with a new record for Turkey

Abstract :

In this study, 227 samples of Fulgoromorpha species collected from Kemaliye (Erzincan) region in east Turkey during field studies in the years 2006-2007 are examined 29 species belonging to 9 families are found to be distributed in the region. Among these, 12 species belong to the Family Cixiidae, 5 species to Delphacidae, 1 species to Meenoplidae, 1 species to Derbidae, 1 species to Dictyopharidae, 5 species to Tettigometridae, 1 species to Caliscelidae, 2 species to Issidae and 1 species to Ricaniidae. Distribution of these species in Turkey and their host plants are given along with their locality records. 27 of these examined species are new records for Kemaliye, 20 are new records for Erzincan, 7 are new records for East Anatolien and Tettigometra laeta Herrich-Schäffer, 1835 is a new record for Turkey’s fauna.

Keyword :

Hemiptera, Fulgoromorpha, fauna, new record, Turkey

Author(s) : Demirsoy, A.
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Published Issue : 2009 Vol. 4 Number 1

2009 Vol. 4 Number 1