Contribution to the taxonomy of the Harpalinae (Coleoptera : Carabidae) from Kahramanmaras and the surrounding towns, in Turkey

Avgin S. S. , Emri I.

TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY, cilt.133, ss.413-432, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 133
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3157/0002-8320-133.3.413
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.413-432


This study on the Harpalinae (Coleoptera: Carabidae) species collected from different altitudes and climatic conditions and from localties of different vegetation was conducted between 2004 and 2005 in Kahramanmaras, towns and villages belonging to Kahramanmaras, and sometimes in the interiors of the bordering cities which have got suitable habitat for the species, and at the borders of the nearby cities (Malatya, Gaziantep, Sivas, Adiyaman, Adana, Kayseri, Osmaniye), which cannot be completely separated from Kahramanmaras by rivers and mountains. In the researches 38 species and subspecies belonging to subfamily Harpalinae were examined. The measurements of these samples, an identification key of genus and the species, the localities, coordinates, and altitudes where each species was collected, their distibution in Turkey and chorotypes were also given.