Water Scavenger Beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) Provinces of Central Black Sea Region of Turkey

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  • Abdullah MART

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Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, faunistics, Turkey, Black Sea region, Bayburt, Giresun, Gümüşhane, Ordu, Trabzon, Palaearctic

Abstract

In this study, we recorded the occurrence of 28 species and one subspecies of water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) belonging to 12 genera (Paracymus, Anacaena, Berosus, Chaetarthria, Enochrus, Helochares, Hydrobius, Hydrochara, Laccobius, Coelostoma, Cercyon  and Cryptopleurum)  based on the inventories conducted between 2007-2008. Of these, Anacaena rufipes, Anacaena lutescens, Cercyon ustulatus, Cryptopleurum crenatum, Enochrus bicolor, Enochrus fuscipennis, Enochrus quadripunctatus, Enochrus melanocephalus, Helochares obscurus, Hydrobius fuscipes, Hydrochara dichroma, Laccobius halophilus, Paracymus aeneus, Paracymus chalceolus and Paracymus scutellaris were new record for the Hydrophilidae fauna of Black Sea region.

Author Biography

Abdullah MART

Zoology

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Published

2009-03-11

How to Cite

MART, A. (2009). Water Scavenger Beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) Provinces of Central Black Sea Region of Turkey. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 11(1), 47–70. Retrieved from https://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/78

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society