Thirty new leaf beetles for the fauna of Çankırı province in Turkey (Chrysomelidae)

Abstract :

We had the opportunity to study some material of the subfamilies Donaciinae, Criocerinae, Clytrinae, Chrysomelinae and Galerucinae (Chrysomelidae) collected during the expedition of Çankırı province in 2013-2015. As a result of this, thirty species to the fauna of Çankırı province in Turkey were determined. All species are the first record for Çankırı province. 3 species of them as Crioceris duodecimpunctata (Linnaeus), Coptocephala gebleri Gebler and Chrysolina didymata (L. G. Scriba) are the first record for Western Black Sea region of Turkey. Also 2 species of them as Clytra valeriana Ménétriés and Clytra bodemeyeri Weise are the new records for Black Sea region of Turkey (incl. Western Black Sea region). In addition 2 species of them as Galeruca armeniaca Weise and Galerucella calmariensis (Linnaeus) are the first record for Central Anatolian region of Turkey


Keyword :

Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, fauna, new records, Çankırı, Turkey


Author(s) : Bal, N., Özdikmen, H., Kıyak, S.
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Published Issue : 2018 Vol. 13 Number 2


2018 Vol. 13 Number 2