Predatory Species of Bark Beetles in the Pine Forests of Izmir Region in Turkey with New Records for Turkish Fauna


Sarikaya O. , Ibis H. M.

EGYPTIAN JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL, cilt.26, ss.651-656, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: EGYPTIAN JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.651-656

Özet

The most abundant predatory species of bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in the pine forests of Izmir region in Turkey were determined. Specimens were collected from 10 sites throughout the region between 2012 and 2014. A total of 40 predatory species of Scolytinae belonging to 15 families of 3 orders were presented. Among these species; Athous (laplathous) zebei Bach 1854 (Col.: Elateridae), Corticeus longulus Gyllenhal, 1827 (Col.: Tenebrionidae) and Scoloposcelis pulchella (Zetterstedt, 1838) (Hem.: Anthocoridae) were the first records for Turkish fauna. Aulonium fuficorne (30.79%), Thanasimus formicarius (27.88%), Temnochila caerulea (9.75%) and Rhizophagus depressus (9.16%) were found as the abundant species, respectively.