Contributions to the knowledge of Agathidinae fauna of the Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey


Abstract: In this study, Agathidinae (Braconidae: Hymenoptera) fauna of the Elazığ, Erzincan, Malatya, and Tunceli provinces of the Eastern Anatolia Region was investigated during the years 2007 and 2008. During the study period, 17 species were identified belonging to the genera Agathis Latreille, 1804; Bassus Fabricius, 1804; and Disophrys Förster, 1862. Two species were recorded from Turkey for the first time: Agathis tatarica Telenga, 1933 and Bassus tegularis (Thomson, 1895). All of these species are new to the fauna of the 4 provinces of the Eastern Anatolia Region.

Keywords: Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Agathidinae, Eastern Anatolia, fauna

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