Contribution to the Knowledge of the Rhopalocera (Lepidoptera) Fauna of Eastern and Northeastern Anatolia of Turkey (Families: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae, Satyridae and Hesperiidae)

Authors: Ümit AVCI, Hikmet ÖZBEK

Abstract: Six species of Papilionidae, 23 species and 1 subspecies of Pieridae, 28 species of Nymphalidae, 40 species and 1 subspecies of Satyridae and 29 species of Hesperiidae-altogether 122 and subspecies-were recorded in different parts of eastern and northeastern Anatolia in Turkey. Habitats and altitudes of almost all of the species were indicated.

Keywords: Eastern and Northeastern Anatolia, Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera, Papilionidae, Nymphalidae, Satyridae, Hesperiidae