Bombini and Halictidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) Fauna of Afyonkarahisar Province of Turkey

  • Yasemin Güler
  • Ahmet Murat Aytekin
  • Fatih Dikmen
Keywords: Apoidea, Bees, Fauna, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

Abstract

The faunistic study was conducted in 17 boroughs belonging to Afyonkarahisar province between 2006 and 2009. A total number of 809 bee specimens were examined. 80 species belonging to the Bombini (11) and Halictidae (69) were identified. 49 of the determined species are reported for the first time for the Aegean Region and 67 species of which are also reported for the first time for Afyonkarahisar province. The presence of Evylaeus politus (Schenck, 1853), Nomiapis armata (Olivier, 1812), N. bispinosa (Brullé, 1832), N. squamata (Morawitz, 1895), Seladonia confusa (Smith, 1853), S. semitica (Blüthgen 1955) and S. vestita (Lepeletier, 1841) in Turkey are documented in detail for the first time.

Published
2011-03-04
How to Cite
Güler, Y., Aytekin, A., & Dikmen, F. (2011). Bombini and Halictidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) Fauna of Afyonkarahisar Province of Turkey. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 13(1), 1. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/242
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society