Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2013, Page: 7-11
Faunistic Study on Lepidoptera from Different Regions of Anatolia, Turkey
Yusuf Hüseyinoğlu, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Letters, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
Received: Dec. 30, 2012;       Published: Jan. 10, 2013
DOI: 10.11648/j.avs.20130101.12      View  3378      Downloads  147
Abstract
This study was carried out in Ankara, Antalya, Denizli, Isparta, Istanbul, Kırşehir, Konya, Malatya, Nevşehir and Ordu (Turkey), during the years of 2003-2006 in order to collect data on Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea species, their distribution and current status. Butterflies samples were caught with sweep nets from 18 localities during the field work. 77 species belonging to 6 families and 2 super families were identified. According to identification results the numbers of species (belonging to families) were given as: Papilionidae (3); Pieridae (13); Argynnidae (12); Satyridae (22); Lycaenidae (22) and Hesperiidae (5).
Keywords
Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea, Hesperioidea, Fauna, Anatolia, Turkey
To cite this article
Yusuf Hüseyinoğlu, Faunistic Study on Lepidoptera from Different Regions of Anatolia, Turkey, Animal and Veterinary Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2013, pp. 7-11. doi: 10.11648/j.avs.20130101.12
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