A new Atheta species from Turkey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae: Athetini)

Osman SERT, Senem FIRAT, Yavuz TURAN, Burcu ŞABANOĞLU (179-183)
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Abstract


In this study, Atheta camardiensis sp. n., is described from Niğde province in Turkey. Photographs of the habitus are given and aedeagus (ventral and lateral view), antenna, male tergite VIII and male sternite VIII are drawn. The habitus and aedeagus are distinguished from similar species Atheta hygrotopora (Kraatz, 1856). Furthermore, a checklist of the subgenus Philhygra of Turkey is presented.

Keywords


Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae, Atheta, new species, Turkey

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Atheta camardiensis sp. n. Niğde Present Paper A. balcanicola Scheerpeltz, 1968 Konya Brundin (1944), Smetana (2004)

A. elongatula (Gravenhorst, 1802) Amasya, Antalya Assing (2009), Anlaş & Rose (2011)

A. laevigata (Hochhuth, 1849) Erzurum, Gümüşhane, Muğla Assing (2007)

A. luridipennis Mannerheim, 1830 Rize Assing (2007)

A. monstruosa (Assing, 2011) Kastamonu, Çankırı Assing (2011)

A. palustris (Kiesenwetter, 1844) Bursa Assing (2011) A. sequanica (Brısout De Barneville, 1860) Not cited Smetana (2004)

A. tmolosensis Bernhauer, 1940 İzmir, Manisa or Aydın Bernhauer (1940), Smetana (2004)

A. volans (Scriba 1859) Mersin Assing (2006) Acknowledgements We thank the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) for supporting this research through the project “Systematic Studies on Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) Subfamily from Central Anatolian Region” - Project number: 108T48, and also Volker Assing for confirming the new speices. References

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