Light trap surveys for moths in Sile region of Istanbul, Turkey

  • H Ayberk
  • A Hakyemez
  • H Cebeci
Keywords: Light traps, moths, fauna, Sile


In this study, Heterocera species collected by light trap method in Sile region, Istanbul province, Turkey during the years of 2007 - 2008 was evaluated. A total of 194 specimens were collected from 48 different locations in Sile. According to identification results, 70 species belonging to 15 families were
recorded. The family Noctuidae was represented by the highest number of species (26), followed by Geometridae (16) and Notodontidae (6).

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