Hymenoptera of Nide province: Studies on Sphecidae fauna

  • A Tüzün
  • S Yüksel
Keywords: Sphecidae, fauna, Nide, Turkey


The present study is based on 1240 specimens obtained from the field studies in the vicinity of Ankara province in Turkey between the years of 2006 - 2008. In fauna studies carried out in Nide province between May 2006 - October 2008, the specimens of Sphecinae Latreille, 1802, Pempheredoninae
Dahlbom, 1835, Astatianae Lepeletier, 1845, Crabroninae Latreille, 1802, Bembicinae Latreille, 1802, Philanthinae Latreille, 1802 sub-families belonging to Sphecidae family were collected. 52 of the collected specimens are new records for Nide province. Astata pontica Pulawski, 1958 species is a
new record for Turkey.

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