Notes on the Family Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) Collected by Pitfall Traps in Gölcük Natural Park, Isparta Province of Turkey

  • George Japoshvili Entomology and Biocontrol Centre, Ilia State University
  • Sinan Anlaş Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Ege
Keywords: Staphylinidae, Ocypus species, fauna, new records, Isparta, Turkey

Abstract

In this study, species of Staphylinidae collected by pitfall trap method in Gölcük Natural Park, Isparta province of Turkey during the years of 2008-2009 have been evaluated. A total of 27 species belonging to 17 genera have been recorded. Among them Sepedophilus rufulus (Hochhuth, 1849) and Ocypus brenskei Reitter, 1884 are the first record for the Turkish fauna. Ocypus mus (Brullé, 1832), Ocypus orientis Smetana & Davies, 2000 and Ocypus brenskei Reitter, 1884 were the most common and abundant species.

Published
2011-03-04
How to Cite
Japoshvili, G., & Anlaş, S. (2011). Notes on the Family Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) Collected by Pitfall Traps in Gölcük Natural Park, Isparta Province of Turkey. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 13(1), 41. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/257
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society