Diversity of digger wasps in Kasnak Oak Forest Nature Reserve, Isparta, Turkey, with records of eight species new to Turkey (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Crabronidae and Ampulicidae)

Bayindir A., GÜRBÜZ M. F. , Ljubomirov T., Pohl D.

ZOOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST, vol.59, no.2, pp.144-147, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/09397140.2013.810877
  • Title of Journal : ZOOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
  • Page Numbers: pp.144-147


Three stations selected for altitude and habitat types within the Kasnak Oak Forest Nature Reserve (Isparta, Turkey) were studied comparatively for species composition, richness and abundance of the Hymenoptera families Ampulicidae, Crabronidae, and Sphecidae. A total of 56 species was recorded, 1 from the family Ampulicidae, 43 from the family Crabronidae and 12 from the family Sphecidae. 8 species are new records for Turkey.