Authors: SÜLEYMAN AKBULUT, BEŞİR YÜKSEL, AKİF KETEN
Abstract: The lepidopteran species of Düzce province were investigated. To collect specimens, a sweep net and light traps were used. A total of 109 species belonging to 17 families of the order Lepidoptera were identified. The family Geometridae was represented by the highest number of species (20), followed by Noctuidae (19), Lycaenidae (12) and Nymphalidae (12). This was the first study to determine the Lepidoptera fauna of Düzce.
Keywords: Lepidoptera, Düzce, fauna, distribution
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