The subfamily Criocerinae of Turkey (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with two new records and zoogeographical remarks

Abstract :

Eleven species of 4 genera of the subfamily Criocerinae, Lilioceris faldermanni (Guerin, 1829); Lilioceris lilii (Scopoli, 1763); Lilioceris merdigera (Linnaeus, 1758); Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus, 1758), Crioceris bicruciata (Sahlberg, 1823), Crioceris duodecimpunctata (Linnaeus, 1758), Crioceris paracenthesis (Linnaeus, 1767); Crioceris quatuordecimpunctata (Scopoli, 1763); Lema cyanella (Linnaeus, 1758); Oulema gallaeciana (Heyden, 1870) and Oulema melanopus (Linnaeus, 1758), have been recorded for Turkey. Crioceris sokolowi Jacobson, 1894 and Oulema duftschmidi (Redtenbacher, 1874) are recorded for the first time to Turkey. For each taxon, the paper also includes zoogeographical remarks and chorotype information.


Keyword :

Criocerinae, new record, Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera, Turkey, Zoogeography


Author(s) : Özdikmen, H., Turgut, S.
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Published Issue : 2008 Vol. 3 Number 1


2008 Vol. 3 Number 1