Some observation about Formicidae (Hymenoptera) in almond agroecosystems in East-Southeast Anatolian Region of Turkey

Abstract :

Nine species of the family Formicidae are recorded in almond agroecosystems from East-Southeast Anatolia of Turkey.Among them, many first regional records had been reported from Turkey. These species were especially found in the almond areas of the locations where they were found, especially Aphididae, Diaspididae, Tingidae and Cicadellidae family. The most diverse genera in terms of species and subspecies richness are Camponotus (4), Cataglyphis (2)Crematogaster(1), Lepisiota (1), and Tapinoma (1). Individuals are distributed from 1043 m to 1280 m.

Keyword :

Almond, Formicidae, fauna, altitude, South-East Anatolia, Turkey

Author(s) : Bolu, H., Özgen, İ.
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Published Issue : 2018 Vol. 13 Number 2

2018 Vol. 13 Number 2