Faunistic and zoogeographical composition and preliminary evaluations of some ecological features of the subfamily Staphylininae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) ofthe Central Anatolian Region of Turkey


Abstract: The focus of this study is to provide the faunistic, ecological, and zoogeographical status of Staphylininae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) fauna of the Central Anatolian Region of Turkey. The study material comprises specimens collected from field studies between 2009 and 2012 and also specimens that were previously collected by other researchers. In total, 90 taxa of 26 genera belonging to 3 tribes of Staphylininae were recorded. Number of specimens, collection habitats and methods, months, and altitudes are given in a table and figures for collected species. Distributions of species in other regions of Turkey and zoogeographical regions are also given in the table and figures for all species. Zoogeographical statuses of all species are discussed.

Keywords: Coleoptera, Staphylininae, Central Anatolian Region, fauna, ecology, zoogeography

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