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Katalog tureckých druhů čeledí Cebrionidae, Elateridae, Lissomidae, Melasidae a Throscidae.

Catalogue of the family Cebrionidae, Elateridae, Lissomidae, Melasidae and Throscidae (Coleoptera) from Turkey.

Josef MERTLIK 1) & Giuseppe PLATIA 2)

 

 


1) Pohřebačka 34, CZ-533 45 Opatovice nad Labem, Czech Republic

mertlik@elateridae.com

2) Via Molino Vecchio, 21a, I-470 43 Gatteo (Forli), Italy

pinoplatia-@tele2.it
 

Abstract. Catalogue of the family Cebrionidae, Elateridae, Lissomidae, Melasidae and Throscidae from Turkey includes 477 species.

 

New distributional data concerning 24 species of the family Elateridae Leach, 1815 (Coleoptera) from Turkey, in accordance with Cate (2007), are provided. First records: Adrastus samedovi Dolin & Agajev, 1974; Agriotes meticulosus Candèze, 1863; Ampedus rufipennis (Stephens 1830); Aplotarsus angustulus (Kiesenwetter, 1858); Denticollis rubens Piller et Mitterpacher, 1783; Elathous buyssoni Reitter, 1890; Isidus letourneuxi Pic, 1902; Lacon unicolor (Candèze, 1874); Paracardiophorus musculus (Erichson, 1840); Procraerus tibialis (Lacordaire, 1835); Melanotus brignolii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985; Melanotus fulvus Reitter, 1891; Melanotus tenebrosus (Erichson, 1841); Negastrius sabulicola (Boheman, 1851); Selatosomus ampliformis Reitter, 1910; Zorochros dermestoides (Herbst, 1806); Zorochros nanus (Gurjeva, 1963) and Zorochros quadriguttatus (Laporte de Castelnau, 1840). Confirmed occurrence: Agriotes lapicida (Falderman, 1835); Hemicrepidius niger (Linnaeus, 1758); Elater ferrugineus Linnaeus, 1758; Ischnodes sanguinicollis (Panzer, 1793); Plastocerus angulosus (Germar, 1844) and Stenagostus rosti (Schwarz, 1897).

 

New distributional data concerning 2 species of the family Melasidae Leach, 1817(Coleoptera) from Turkey, in accordance with Muona (2007), are provided. First records: Farsus dubius (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783) and Microrhagus emyi (Rouget, 1856).

 

New distributional data concerning 2 species of the family Throscidae Laporte, 1840 (Coleoptera) from Turkey, in accordance with Leseigneur (2007), are provided. First records: Trixagus atticus Reitter, 1921 and Trixagus duvalii (Bonvouloir, 1859).

 

New synonyms: Cardiophorus maritimus Dolin, 1971, syn. nov. is synonymized with C. vestigialis Erichson, 1840; Lacon aurosquamosus (Jagemann, 1939), syn. nov. is synonymized with L. lepidopterus (Panzer, 1801); Peripontius schimmeli Zeising & Brunne, 2003, syn. nov. is synonymized with P. crassus (Buysson, 1906); Selatosomus saginatus (Ménétriés, 1832), syn. nov. is synonymized with S. latus (Fabricius, 1801).  

 

 

 

Key words: Taxonomy, new synonym, catalogue, distribution, Coleoptera, Cebrionidae, Elateridae, Lissomidae, Melasidae, Throscidae, Turkey.


 
Contens

Introduction 

In this article we quote all names of species of the Cebrionidae, Elateridae, Lissomidae, Melasidae and Throscidae, published from territory of Turkey. We quote 477 species from following family: Cebrionidae (1 species), Elateridae (451 species), Lissomidae (2 species), Melasidae (12 species) and Throscidae (11 species).

 
 

New distributional data concerning 24 species of the family Elateridae, 2 species of the family Melasidae and 2 species of the family Throscidae.

 
Abbreviatations.

Citations in square brackets ([]) refer to papers recording the species from Turkey. Species preceeded by an asterisk (*) indicate those of uncertain taxonomic status or with dubious Turkish records (for 34 species of the family Elateridae).

 

 

 

Catalogue of the family Cebrionidae Latreille, 1802


Genus Cebrio A. G. Olivier, 1790

Cebrio nigricollis Laporte, 1838
    [Winkler 1924: 577; Lodos 1998: 1; Sánchez-Ruiz & Löbl 2007: 92].


 
Catalogue of the family Elateridae Leach, 1815

The classifications follows Stibick (1979) and incorporates changes made by Sánchez-Ruiz (1996).


Subfamily Agrypninae Candèze, 1857


Tribe Agrypnini Candèze, 1857

Genus Adelocera Latreille, 1829
Adelocera pygmaea (Baudi, 1871)
    = A. adanensis (Jagemann, 1944)
    [Jagemann 1944: 333 (as Lacon adanensis); Preiss & Platia 2003: 99; Cate 2007: 96].
Adelocera schuberti Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 73; Cate 2007: 96].

Genus Agrypnus Eschscholtz, 1829

Agrypnus crenicollis (Ménétriés, 1832)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 115 (as Lacon); Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 418; Cate 2007: 97].
Agrypnus murinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 170; Lodos 1998: 46-47; Cate 2007: 97].
Agrypnus sarikamisensis Platia, Yildirim  Kesdek, 2007
    [Platia, Yildirim  Kesdek, 2007].


Genus Danosoma C. G. Thomson, 1859

Danosoma fasciata (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Cate 2007: 100].


Genus Lacon Castelnau de Laporte, 1838

Lacon candezei Desbrochers des Loges, 1875
    [Cate 2007: 100].
Lacon delagrangei (Buysson, 1891)
    [Buysson 1891: 134; Schenkling 1925: 9 (N. Syrien, as Adelocera); Mertlik & Dušánek 2006:
    159; Cate 2007: 100].
Lacon gillerforsi Platia & Schimmel, 1994
    [Platia & Schimmel 1994: 78; Cate 2007: 101].
Lacon graecus Candèze, 1857
    [Winkler 1924: 578 (as Adelocera graeca); Cate 2007: 101].
Lacon kapleri Platia & Schimmel, 1994
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 49; Cate 2007: 101].
Lacon ladae Mertlik & Dusanek, 2006
    [Mertlik & Dusanek 2006: 153].
Lacon lepidopterus (Panzer, 1801)
    = L. aurosquamosus (Jagemann, 1939) (syn. nov.) („TYPUS, Adelocera aurosquamosa „Jg“.,
    Det. Jagemann; Asia Minor Amasia; Mus. Nat. Prague 26853 lav.; Lectotype Adelocera        
    aurosquamosa
Jagemann C.M.F. von Hayek 1974; Lacon aurosquamosa C.M.F. von Hayek 1974;
    Lacon lepidopterus syn. n. det. C. Wurst 1997“) (Collections of National Museum, Department of
    Entomology, Prague, Czech Republic).
    [Jagemann 1939: 332 (as Adelocera aurosquamosa); Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 419; Cate
    2007: 100 (as L. aurosquamosus)].
Lacon punctatus (Herbst, 1779)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 115 (as Adelocera punctata); Schenkling 1925: 10 (as Adelocera); Guglielmi
    & Platia 1985: 170; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 419; Cate 2007: 101].
Lacon solai Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 66; Platia 2004: 98; Cate 2007: 102].
Lacon unicolor (Candèze, 1874)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 33.


Genus Lanelater Arnett, 1952

Lanelater judaicus
(Reiche & Saulcy, 1856)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 171; Cate 2007: 102].
Lanelater persicus (Candèze, 1874)
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 67; Cate 2007: 102].


Tribe Hemirhipini Candèze, 1857

Genus Calais Laporte, 1838

Calais parreysi (Steven, 1830)
    [Schenkling 1925: 43 (as Alaus); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 171 (as Paracalais); Lodos 1998:
    49, 50 (as Alaus); Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 418; Cate 2007: 107].



Genus Tetrigus Candèze, 1857

Tetrigus cyprius Baudi, 1871
    [Fairmaire 1893: 68 (Ludioctenus akbesianus); Winkler 1924: 580 (as Ludioctenus); Schenkling
    1925: 53 (N. Syrien, as Ludioctenus); Preiss & Platia 2003: 103; Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 161;
    Cate 2007: 108].



Tribe Oophorini Gistel, 1856
= Conoderini Fleutiaux, 1919

Genus Aeoloderma Fleutiaux, 1928

Aeoloderma crucifer (Rossi, 1790)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 115 (as Aeolus); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 172; Cate 2007: 103].
Aeoloderma obliterata (Candèze, 1859)
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 67; Cate 2007: 103].

Genus Aeoloides Schwarz, 1906

* Aeoloides atricapillus
(Germar, 1824)
    [Cate 2007: 105 (as Drasterius)].
    Known from Central Asia, it is improbable that the taxon occurs in Turkey.
Aeoloides figuratus (Germar, 1844)
    = A. turcomanus (Candèze, 1889)
    [Schenkling 1925: 135 (as Drasterius); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 171; Cate 2007: 104].
Aeoloides grisescens (Germar, 1844)
    = A. bicarinatus (Reitter, 1891)
    [Schenkling 1925: 138; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 172; Cate 2007: 104].
Aeoloides sarmaticus (Motschulsky, 1860)
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 50; Cate 2007: 105 (as Drasterius atricapillus)].

Genus Aeolosomus Dolin, 1982

Aeolosomus rossii (Germar, 1844)
    [Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 419; Cate 2007: 104].

Genus Drasterius Eschscholtz, 1829

Drasterius bimaculatus (Rossi, 1790)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 115; Roubal 1924: 81 (D. bimaculatus ab. levantinus); Schenkling 1925-27:
    528 (as D. bimaculatus ab. levantinus); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 171; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim
    2006: 419; Cate 2007: 105].


Subfamily Cardiophorinae Candèze, 1860


Tribe Cardiophorini Candèze, 1859

Genus Cardiophorus Eschscholtz, 1829

Subgenus Cardiophorus Eschscholtz, 1829

Cardiophorus acuminatus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 28; Cate 2007: 194].
Cardiophorus aemulus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 28; Cate 2007: 194].
Cardiophorus agilis Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 30; Cate 2007: 195].
* Cardiophorus alepensis Pic, 1914
    Lodos 1998: 49].
    Known from Syria, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Cardiophorus analis Schwarz, 1892
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Winkler 1924: 592; Schenkling 1925: 220; Lodos 1998: 49; Platia
    & Gudenzi 2002: 47; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 419; Cate 2007: 195].
Cardiophorus anticus Erichson, 1840
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 601, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 56; Cate 2007: 195].
Cardiophorus apterus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 31; Cate 2007: 195].
Cardiophorus araxicola Iablokoff-Khnzorian, 1970
    [Platia 2004: 107; Cate 2007: 195].
Cardiophorus bellus Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 603; Cate 2007: 195].
Cardiophorus carnosus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 32; Cate 2007: 196].
Cardiophorus cyanipennis Mulsant & Wachanru, 1852
    [Winkler 1924: 590; Schenkling 1925: 224; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 214; Lodos 1998: 49;
    Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 601, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 56; Cate 2007: 196].
Cardiophorus discicollis (Herbst, 1806)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Horion 1953: 227; Lodos 1998: 48, 49; Platia & Gudenzi 2000:
    601, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 56; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 419; Cate 2007: 196].
Cardiophorus dolini Mardjanian, 1985
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 48; Cate 2007: 196].
Cardiophorus ebeninus (Germar, 1824)
    [Cate 2007: 196].
Cardiophorus eliasi Pic, 1904
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 602; Cate 2007: 196].
Cardiophorus fossulatus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 32; Cate 2007: 197].
Cardiophorus frequens Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 34; Cate 2007: 197].
Cardiophorus gramineus (Scopoli, 1763)
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 602; Cate 2007: 197].
Cardiophorus hayekae Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 35; Cate 2007: 197].
Cardiophorus hinkei Frivaldszky, 1837
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 602; Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Cate 2007: 197].
Cardiophorus imitator Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 36; Cate 2007: 197].
Cardiophorus impressiventris Schwarz, 1900
    = C. boyadjiani Pic, 1908
    [Winkler 1924: 593 (as C. boyadjianii and C. impressiventris); Schenkling 1925: 223
    (as C. boyadjianii); Schenkling 1925: 226; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 214; Lodos 1998: 49
    (as C. boyadjanii); Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 48; Cate 2007: 197].
* Cardiophorus insignis Desbrochers, 1875
    [Lodos 1998: 49].
    Known from Israel, Syria and „Palestine“, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Cardiophorus kindermanni Candèze, 1860
    = C. akbesianus Pic, 1899
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Winkler 1924: 590; Schenkling 1925: 220 (as C. akbesianus);
    Lodos 1998: 49; Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 602; Cate 2007: 198].
Cardiophorus kinzelbachi Chassain, 1979
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 48; Cate 2007: 198].
Cardiophorus levis Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 36; Cate 2007: 198].
Cardiophorus lundbergi Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 604; Cate 2007: 198].
Cardiophorus maculicollis Reiche & Saulcy, 1856
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 602; Cate 2007: 198].
* Cardiophorus marmottani Buysson, 1912
    [Schenkling 1925: 237 (as Perrinellus); Lodos 1998: 49].
    Known from North Africa (Morocco), it is improbable that the taxon occurs in Turkey.
Cardiophorus megathorax (Faldermann, 1835)
    = C. antennalis Desbrochers, 1875
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 214 (as C. antennalis); Lodos 1998: 49 (as C. antennalis);
    Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 49; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 420; Cate 2007: 198].
Cardiophorus miniaticollis Candèze, 1860
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 602; Cate 2007: 198].
Cardiophorus neuberti Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 38; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus nigerrimus Erichson, 1840
    [Lodos 1998: 49; Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 49; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus nigratissimus Buysson, 1891
    Buysson 1891: 134; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 214; Lodos 1998: 49; Platia & Gudenzi 2002:
    49, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 57; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 420; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus parvulus Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 142; Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 49; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006:
    420; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus pavesii Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 604; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus picinus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 39; Cate 2007: 199].
* Cardiophorus picticollis Kraatz, 1882
    [Winkler 1924: 590; Schenkling 1925: 228; Lodos 1998: 49].
    Known from Central Asia (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan), it is improbable that the
    taxon occurs in Turkey.

Cardiophorus plurimus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 39; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus procerus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 40; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus proprius Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 42; Cate 2007: 199].
Cardiophorus ressli Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 605; Cate 2007: 200].
Cardiophorus rotundicollis Frivaldszky, 1845
    = C. turgescens Buysson, 1891
    [Schenkling 1925: 232 (as C. turgescens); Lodos 1998: 49 (as C. turgescens);
    Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 50; Cate 2007: 200].
* Cardiophorus ruficollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Lodos 1998: 49].
    Euro-Siberian species, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Cardiophorus ruficruris (Brullé, 1832)
    = C. tibialis Erichson, 1840
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 50; Preiss & Platia, 2003: 104; Cate 2007: 200].
* Cardiophorus rufipes Goeze, 1777
    = C. goezei Sánchez-Ruiz, 1996
    [Schenkling 1925: 230; Cate 2007: 200].
    Known from western Mediterranean, it is improbable that the taxon occurs in Turkey.
Cardiophorus sacratus Erichson, 1840
    [Schenkling 1925: 231 (C. sacratus ab. tokatensis Pic, 1913); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 214;
    Lodos 1998: 49; Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 603; Preiss & Platia 2003: 104, Kabalak & Sert 2005:
    57; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim     2006: 420; Cate 2007: 200].
Cardiophorus samai Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 605; Cate 2007: 200].
Cardiophorus schuberti Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 42; Cate 2007: 200].
Cardiophorus schurmanni Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 44; Cate 2007: 200].
Cardiophorus somcheticus Schwarz, 1896
    [Cate 2007: 200].
Cardiophorus stussineri Buysson, 1913
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 51; Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Cate 2007: 200].
Cardiophorus syriacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Winkler 1924: 590; Schenkling 1925: 231; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 214; Lodos 1998: 49;
    Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 603; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 420; Cate 2007: 200].
* Cardiophorus tenellus Reiche, 1856
    Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Schenkling 1925: 232, Lodos 1998: 49].
    Known from Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, its occurrence in Turkey
    is dubious.

Cardiophorus turgidus Erichson, 1840
    [Lodos 1998: 49; Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 51; Cate 2007: 201].
Cardiophorus uncinatus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 46; Cate 2007: 201].
Cardiophorus varius Cate, Platia & Schimmel, 2002
    [Cate, Platia & Schimmel 2002: 51].
Cardiophorus vestigialis Erichson, 1840
    = C. atramentarius Erichson, 1840
    = C. erichsoni Buysson, 1901
    = C. maritimus Dolin, 1971 (syn. nov.)
    = C. nijazi Dolin & Agajew, 1983
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as C. rufipes); Horion 1953: 230 (as C. erichsoni);Guglielmi & Platia
    1985: 215; Lodos 1998: 49 (as C. atramentarius, C. erichsoni and as C. rufipes);
    Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 51; Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Kabalak & Sert 2005: 56
    (as C. maritimus); Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 420; Cate 2007: 198 (as C. maritimus);
    Cate 2007: 201].
Cardiophorus winkleri Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 47].
Cardiophorus witzgalli Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 46; Cate 2007: 201].
Cardiophorus zeisingi Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 106; Cate 2007: 201].

Subgenus Perrinellus Buysson, 1899

* Cardiophorus aegyptiacus Candèze, 1860)
    [Farmaire 1866; Lodos 1998: 49].
    Known from Egypt and Tunisia, it is improbable that the taxon occurs in Turkey.

Genus Dicronychus Brullè, 1832

Dicronychus adanensis (Pic, 1908)
    [Winkler 1924: 594 (as Platynychus); Schenkling 1925: 233 (as Platynychus); Lodos 1998:
    49 (as Cardiophorus); Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 18; Cate 2007: 203].
Dicronychus apteriformis Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 10; Cate 2007: 203].
Dicronychus bicolor Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 10; Cate 2007: 204].
Dicronychus bozdaghensis Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 10; Cate 2007: 204].
Dicronychus cinereus (Herbst, 1784)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 212; Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 18, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 57;
    Cate 2007: 204].
Dicronychus decorus (Faldermann, 1835)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Cardiophorus); Winkler 1924: 594 (as Platynychus); Schenkling
    1925: 234 (as Platynychus); Lodos 1998: 49 (as Cardiophorus); Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 18;
    Cate 2007: 204].
Dicronychus deminutus Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 12; Cate 2007: 204].
Dicronychus desbrochersi Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 12; Cate 2007: 204].
* Dicronychus drurei (Pic, 1908)
    [Lodos 1998: 49].
    Known from Iraq, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Dicronychus equiseti (Herbst, 1784)
    [Winkler 1924: 594 (as Platynychus); Schenkling 1925: 234 (as Platynychus); Horion 1953:237;
    Lodos 1998: 49; Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 18; Cate 2007: 204].
* Dicronychus exstinctus (Erichson, 1840)
    [Lodos 1998: 49 (as Cardiophorus)].
    Known from Egypt and „Mesopotamia“, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Dicronychus freudei Platia & Gudenzi, 2007
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2007: 93].
Dicronychus gillerforsi Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 12; Cate 2007: 204].
Dicronychus iconiensis (Pic, 1908)
    [Winkler 1924: 594 (as Platynychus); Schenkling 1925: 235 (as Platynychus);Guglielmi & Platia
    1985: 212 (as D. incanus); Lodos 1998: 49 (as Cardiophorus); Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 18;
    Cate 2007: 204].
Dicronychus merkli (Pic, 1910)
    [Winkler 1924: 595 (as Platynychus); Schenkling 1925: 235 (as Platynychus);Guglielmi & Platia
    1985: 212; Lodos 1998: 49; Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 20; Cate 2007:
    205].
Dicronychus mutilus Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 14; Cate 2007: 205].
Dicronychus obscuripennis (Pic, 1899)
    [Winkler 1924: 594 (as Platynychus decorus ab. obscuripennis); Schenkling 1925: 234
    (as Platynychus decorus ab. obscuripennis); Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 20; Cate 2007: 205].
Dicronychus pici Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 14; Cate 2007: 205].
Dicronychus rubripes (Germar, 1824)
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 20, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 57; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 420;
    Cate 2007: 205].
Dicronychus senaci Desbrochers des Loges, 1870
    [Winkler 1924: 595 (as Platynychus); Platia & Martini 1990: 46; Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 21;
    Cate 2007: 205].
Dicronychus turcicus Platia & Gudenzi, 2004
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 16; Cate 2007: 205].
Dicronychus variatus Desbrochers, 1875
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 214; Platia & Gudenzi 2004: 21; Cate 2007: 205].
* Dicronychus versicolor (Mulsant & Guillebeau, 1856)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Cardiophorus); Lodos 1998: 49; Cate 2007: 205].
    Known from South Europe (France, Italy, Slovenia, Greece), its occurrence in
    Turkey is dubious.



Genus Paracardiophorus Schwarz, 1895

Paracardiophorus musculus (Erichson, 1840)
    First records for Turkey. Present paper → p. 33.


Genus Ryukyucardiophorus Ôhira, 1973

Ryukyucardiophorus mertliki Platia & Gudenzi, 1999
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 23; Cate 2007: 207].


Subfamily Dendrometrinae Gistel, 1856
= Denticollinae Stein & J. Weise, 1877

Tribe Dendrometrini Gistel, 1856

Subtribe Athouina Candèze, 1859

Genus Athous Eschscholtz, 1829

Subgenus Athous Eschscholtz, 1829

Athous haemorrhoidalis (Fabricius, 1801)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Horion 1953: 258; Yüksel 1970: 35; Lodos 1998: 43, 44;Preiss & Platia
    2003: 103; Kabalak & Sert 2005: 51; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 156].
Athous nadoraz Mertlik & Dusanek 2006
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 146; Dušánek & Mertlik 2007: 69, 72].
Athous vittatus (Fabricius, 1792)
    = A. vittatus (Gmelin, 1790)
    [Reitter 1905: 46; Winkler 1924: 601; Schenkling 1925-1927: 323 (Athous vittatus ab.
    denigratus); Horion 1953: 258; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 173; Lodos 1998: 43; Kesdek, Platia &
    Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 157].


Subgenus Euplathous Reitter, 1905

* Athous proximus (Hampe, 1864)
    [Reitter 1905: 80; Winkler 1924: 603; Schenkling 1925-1927: 334; Lodos 1998: 43].
    Known from Bulgaria, Greece and Romania, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.

Subgenus Haplathous Reitter, 1905

* Athous carpathicus Reitter, 1889
    [Kabalak & Sert 2005: 51].
    Known from Carpathian Mountains (Romania), it is improbable that the taxon occurs
    in Turkey.

Athous marginicollis Reitter, 1890
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 177; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 159].
Athous subfuscus (O.F. Müller, 1764)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 179, Lodos 1998: 43; Kabalak & Sert 2005: 51; Kesdek, Platia &
    Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 159].
Athous turcicus Reitter, 1905
    [Reitter 1905: 75; Winkler 1924: 603; Schenkling 1925-1927: 330; Lodos 1998: 43;Cate 2007:
    159].


Subgenus Orthathous Reitter, 1905

Athous acutangulus Fairmaire, 1866
    = A. thessalonicus Reiche, 1869
    [Reitter 1905: 88; Winkler 1924: 603; Schenkling 1925-1927: 334, 340 (as A. thessalonicus);
    Lodos 1998: 43; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Cate 2007: 160].
Athous anatolicus Platia, 1989
    [Platia 1989: 82; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Cate 2007: 160].
* Athous apfelbecki Reitter, 1905
    [Lodos 1998: 43].
    Known from Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Athous artvinensis Platia, Yildirim  Kesdek, 2007
    [Platia, Yildirim  Kesdek, 2007].
Athous audisioi Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 180; Lodos 1998: 43; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Cate 2007: 160].
Athous barriesi Platia & Gudenzi, 1996
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 236; Cate 2007: 160].
Athous benedikti Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 263; Cate 2007: 160].
* Athous bicolor (Goeze, 1777)
    [Lodos 1998: 43 (as A. longicornis)].
    European species reaching eastward to Ukraine, it is improbable that the taxon
    occurs in Turkey.

Athous cavazzutii Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 264; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous daccordii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 182; Lodos 1998: 43; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous dasycerus Buysson, 1890
    [Reitter 1905: 101; Winkler 1924: 604; Schenkling 1925-1927: 338; Guglielmi & Platia 1985:
    183; Lodos 1998: 43; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous demirsoyi Platia, Kabalak & Sert, 2007
    [Platia, Kabalak & Sert 2007: 45].
Athous dusaneki Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 265; Dušánek & Mertlik 2007: 69, 72; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous edirnensis Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 71; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous epirus Stierlin, 1875
    [Cate 2007: 161].
Athous fragariae Platia & Kovanci, 2005
    [Platia & Kovanci 2005: 5].
Athous freudei Platia, 1989
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 74; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous frontalis Platia & Schimmel, 1991
    [Platia & Schimmel 1991: 136, Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous gianassoi Platia & Gudenzi, 1996
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 236; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous graecus Platia, 1989
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 74; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous gudenzii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 183, Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous hajeki Platia & Gudenzi, 2005
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2005:120].
Athous hetzeli Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 99; Cate 2007: 161].
Athous kovancii Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 265; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous lassallei Platia & Gudenzi, 1996
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 237; Platia 2003: 266; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous malmusii Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 72; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous margheritae Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 184; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Lodos 1998: 43; Dušánek & Mertlik
    2007: 68, 72; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous mertliki Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 83; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous paflagonensis Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 632; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous ponticus Platia & Gudenzi, 2007
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2007: 84].
Athous propinquus Buysson, 1889
    [Reitter 1905: 101; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous ruffoi Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 186; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous sabatinellii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 187; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous sameki Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 266; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous senaci Buysson, 1889
    = A. acutangulus var. ottomanus Reitter, 1905
    [Winkler 1924: 603 (as A. acutangulus var. ottomanus), 604; Schenkling 1925-1927: 340;Platia
    & Martini 1990: 34; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous snizeki Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 100; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous svihlai Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 632; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous tekkirazicus Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 266; Dušánek & Mertlik 2007: 69, 72; Cate 2007: 162].
Athous tribertii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 189; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 163].
Athous warchalowskii Platia & Tarnawski, 1998
    [Platia & Tarnawski 1998: 270; Cate 2007: 163].
Athous wewalkai Platia, 1989
    [Platia 1989: 81; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Cate 2007: 163].
Athous zanettii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 190; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 240; Lodos 1998: 43; Cate 2007: 163].
Athous zbuzeki Platia & Gudenzi, 2007
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2007: 83].

Genus Hemicrepidius Germar, 1839

Hemicrepidius corvinus
(Reitter, 1905)
    [Reitter 1905: 38; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 193; Cate 2007: 170].
Hemicrepidius hirtus (Herbst, 1784)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 313; Horion 1953: 255; Yüksel 1970: 36 (as Athous);Guglielmi & Platia
    1985: 193; Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 170].
* Hemicrepidius koenigi Schwarz, 1897
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 314 (Kurdistan); Lodos 1998: 43 (as Athous)].
    Known from Armenia, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Hemicrepidius niger (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Kabalak & Sert 2005: 52].
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey. Present paper → p. 31.
Hemicrepidius nigritulus (Reitter, 1890)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 194; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 170].
Hemicrepidius schneideri (Kiesenwetter, 1877)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 194; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 171].
Hemicrepidius vulpeculus (Reitter, 1890)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 194; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 171].


Genus Pseudocrepidophorus Dolin et Agajev, 1988

Pseudocrepidophorus concavifrons Wurst, 1994
    [Wurst, 1994: 59; Cate 2007: 172].
Pseudocrepidophorus flavescens (Eschscholtz, 1818)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 173; Dušánek & Mertlik 2007: 69, 72; Cate 2007: 172].


Genus Stenagostus C. G. Thomson, 1859

Stenagostus rhombeus (Olivier, 1790)
    [Horion 1953: 253; Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 160; Cate 2007: 172].
Stenagostus rosti (Schwarz, 1897)
    [Orlov 1989: ?; Lodos 1998: 43].
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey. Present paper → p. 34.
Stenagostus zuercheri Reitter, 1909
    [Winkler 1924: 599; Schenkling 1925-1927: 313; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 142; Lodos 1998: 43;
    Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 161; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 172].



Subtribe Dendrometrina Gistel, 1856

Genus Cidnopus C. G.Thomson, 1859


Cidnopus crassipes (Schwarz, 1900)
    [Winkler 1924: 598 (Syr. b.); Winkler 1924: 597 (as Limonius); Schwarz 1900: 105; Reitter
    1905: 15; Schenkling 1925-1927: 292; Cate & Platia; 1989: 187; Cate 2007: 164].
Cidnopus pilosus (Leske, 1785)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 294; Horion 1953: 244; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 172; Cate & Platia
    1989: 187; Cate 2007: 164].
Cidnopus schurmanni Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 158; Cate 2007: 164].
Cidnopus turcicus Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 40; Cate 2007: 164].


Genus Elathous Reitter, 1890

Elathous buyssoni Reitter, 1890
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 32.
Elathous depressus Platia & Schimmel, 1991
    [Platia & Schimmel 1991: 131; Cate 2007: 164].
Elathous lizlerwerneri Mertlik & Dusanek, 2006
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 152].
Elathous mertliki Platia & Schimmel, 1992
    [Platia & Schimmel 1992: 93; Cate 2007: 164].
Elathous nigricans Platia & Schimmel, 1991
    [Platia & Schimmel 1991: 132; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 164].
Elathous pavesii Platia & Schimmel, 1992
    [Platia & Schimmel 1992: 94; Cate 2007: 164].
Elathous rufobasalis Wurst, 1994
    [Wurst, 1994: 62; Cate 2007: 164].
Elathous schwarzi Reitter, 1905
    [Reitter 1905: 22; Winkler 1924: 598 (as Leptoschema); Schenkling 1925-1927: 303;Cate 2007:
    164].
Elathous smyrnensis Reitter, 1905
    [Reitter 1905: 23; Winkler 1924: 598 (as Leptoschema); Schenkling 1925-1927: 303;Cate 2007:
    164].
Elathous turcicus Platia & Gudenzi, 2005
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2005:114].


Genus Limoniscus Reitter, 1905

Limoniscus elegans
(Buysson, 1891)
    [Reitter 1905: 15; Schenkling 1925-1927: 297 (N. Syrien); Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 141;
    Chassain, 1998: 33; Cate 2007: 165].
Limoniscus violaceus (Ph.Müller, 1843)
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 159; Jansson & Coskun 2006; Cate 2007: 165]


Genus Limonius Eschscholtz, 1829

* Limonius araratensis Faldermann, 1835
    [Faldermann 1835: 168, Winkler 1924: 598; Schenkling 1925-1927: 292].
    The taxonomic status of this taxon is unresolved (Cate 2007: 209, as nomina dubia).
Limonius minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Winkler 1924: 597 (as Limonius); Schenkling 1925-1927: 292; Horion 1953: 245; Guglielmi &
    Platia 1985: 172, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 52; Cate 2007: 165].
Limonius poneli Leseigneur et Mertlik, 2007
    [Leseigneur & Mertlik 2007: 232].


Genus Nothodes LeConte, 1861

Nothodes parvulus (Panzer, 1799)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Limonius); Winkler 1924: 597 (as Limonius); Horion 1953: 246; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 172; Cate 2007: 165].


Genus Solskyana Dolin, 1978

* Solskyana villiger (Solsky, 1881)
    [Winkler 1924: 597 (as Limonius)].
    Known from Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, its occurrence in
    Turkey is dubious.


Subtribe Denticollina Stein et J. Wiese, 1877

Genus Denticollis Piller et Mitterpacher, 1783

Denticollis linearis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Winkler 1924: 615; Schenkling 1925-27: 496; Horion 1953: 308; Cate 2007: 167].
Denticollis parallelicollis Aubé, 1850
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 193; Cate 2007: 168].
Denticollis rubens Piller et Mitterpacher, 1783
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 32.


Tribe Prosternini Gistel, 1856
= Ctenicerini Fleutiaux, 1936

Genus Anostirus C. G. Thomson, 1859


Anostirus alexandri
Wurst, 1995
    [Wurst 1995: 152; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus ataturki Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 68; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 421; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus eschscholtzi (Faldermann, 1835)
    [Gurjeva 1989: 141; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus gracilicollis (Stierlin, 1896)
    [Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus holtzi (Schwarz, 1902)
    [Schwarz 1902: 289; Winkler 1924: 605; Schenkling 1925-1927: 366; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus incostatus (Pic, 1905)
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 50; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus lederi (Heyden, 1878)
    Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Ludius); Gurjeva 1989: 137, Tarnawski 1996: 618; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus nubilosus Wurst & Schimmel, 1995
    [Wurst & Schimmel 1995: 25; Cate 2007: 174].
Anostirus purpureus (Poda, 1761)
    [Cate 2007: 175].
Anostirus saltinii Cate, Platia & Schimmel, 2002
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 367 (?as A. sulphuripennis); Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 158; Cate 2007:
    175].
Anostirus trivialis Gurjeva, 1988
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 158; Cate 2007: 175].
Anostirus turcicus Platia & Mertlik, 1996
    [Platia & Mertlik 1996: 225; Cate 2007: 175].


Genus Aplotarsus Stephens, 1830

Aplotarsus angustulus
(Kiesenwetter, 1858)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 31.


Genus Ctenicera Latreille, 1829

Ctenicera pectinicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 194; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 177].


Genus Hypoganus Kiesenwetter, 1863

Hypoganus inunctus (Panzer, 1795)
    = H. cinctus (Paykull, 1800)
    [Pic 1903: 129 (as H. cinctus ab. akbesianus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 403 (as H. cinctus ab.
    akbesianus); Cate 2007: 177].
Hypoganus stepanovi Denisova, 1948
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 26; Cate 2007: 177].


Genus Neopristilophus Buysson, 1894

* Neopristilophus insitivus (Germar, 1824)
    = N. depressus Germar, 1822
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 384; Horion 1953: 285; Lodos 1998: 40 (as Selatosomus)].
    Submediterranean species, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.


Genus Prosternon Latreille, 1834

Prosternon syriacum (Buysson, 1891)
    = P. anatolicum Reitter, 1901
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Ludius); Winkler 1924: 609 (as P. anatolicum and P. syriacum);
    Schenkling 1925-1927: 399 (as P. anatolicum and P. syriacum); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 195;
    Lodos 1998: 40 (as Selatosomus); Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 180].
Prosternon tessellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 194; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 180].


Genus Pseudanostirus Dolin, 1964

Pseudanostirus jasoni Dolin & Chantladze, 1987
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 140; Cate 2007: 180].


Genus Selatosomus Stephens, 1830

Subgenus Pristilophus Latreille, 1834


Selatosomus melancholicus alpestris
(Fabricius, 1798)
    [Gurjeva 1989: 231; Mertlik 2000: 8; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 181].


Subgenus Selatosomus Stephens, 1830


Selatosomus aeneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 195; Lodos 1998: 40, 42; Cate 2007: 181].
Selatosomus amplicollis (Germar, 1843)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 195; Lodos 1998: 40; Mertlik 2000: 8; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006:
    422; Cate 2007: 182].
Selatosomus armeniacus Dolin, 1982
    [Gurjeva 1989: 258; Cate 2007: 182].
* Selatosomus atratus (Ballion, 1878)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 374; Lodos 1998: 40].
    Known from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, it is improbable that the taxon occurs in Turkey.
Selatosomus beysehiricus Mertlik, 2000
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 195 (as S. latissimus); Mertlik 2000: 4; Cate 2007: 182].
Selatosomus caucasicus (Ménétriés, 1879)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Ludius violaceus); Lodos 1998: 40 (as Selatosomus violaceus);
    Mertlik 2000: 9; Cate 2007: 182].
Selatosomus latissimus Reitter, 1910
    [Reitter 1910: 169; Winkler 1924: 607; Schenkling 1925-1927: 376; Gurjeva 1989: 256;
    Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 195 (as S. latissimus - nec Reitter 1910); Lodos 1998: 40;Mertlik 2000:
    10; Cate 2007: 182].
Selatosomus latus (Fabricius, 1801)
    = S. gravidus (Germar, 1843)
    = S. saginatus (Ménétriés, 1832) (syn. nov.)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Schenkling 1925-1927: 374 (as S. corpulentus);Guglielmi & Platia 1985:
    196; Gurjeva 1989: 256 (as S. saginatus); Lodos 1998: 40, 41; Mertlik 2000: 10,Kabalak & Sert
    2005: 52; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422 (as S. gravidus); Cate 2007: 182 (as S. latus and
    S. saginatus)].
Selatosomus pecirkanus Reitter, 1910
    [Mertlik 2000: 9; Cate 2007: 182].
Selatosomus punctipennis Reitter, 1910
    [Reitter 1910: 169; Winkler 1924: 607; Schenkling 1925-1927: 374; Gurjeva 1989: 247; Lodos
    1998: 40; Mertlik 2000: 9; Cate 2007: 182].
Selatosomus sameki Mertlik, 2000
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 195 (as S. latissimus); Mertlik 2000: 6; Cate 2007: 182].


Subgenus Warchalowskianus Tarnawski, 1995

Selatosomus ampliformis Reitter, 1910
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 34.
Selatosomus barlaensis Mertlik, 2000
    [Mertlik 2000: 2; Cate 2007: 183].


Subfamily Elaterinae Leach, 1815


Tribe Agriotini Champion, 1894

Genus Agriotes Eschscholtz, 1829

Subgenus Agriotes Eschscholtz, 1829


Agriotes acuminatus (Stephens, 1830)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 443 (as Agriodrastus); Horion 1953: 295; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 202;
    Lodos 1998: 16; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes adanensis Pic, 1910
    [Winkler 1924: 611 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 441 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 868;
    Lodos 1998: 16; Platia 2003: 24; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes adlbaueri Platia & Schimmel, 1992
    [Platia & Schimmel 1992: 91; Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 55; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes anatolicus Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 14; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes aquilus Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 15; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes audisioi Platia & Schimmel, 1992
    [Platia & Schimmel 1992: 90; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes barriesi Cate & Platia, 1997
    [Cate & Platia 1997: 109; Platia 2003: 24; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes brevis Candèze, 1863
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 445; Horion 1953: 299; Gurjeva 1972: 872; Lodos 1998: 16, 17, 35;
    Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes cilicensis Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 634; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes colonnellii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 202; Lodos 1998: 16; Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 56; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes conspicuus Schwarz, 1891
    [Winkler 1924: 611 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 442 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 868;
    Lodos 1998: 16; Platia 2003: 23; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes constrictus Reitter, 1900
    [Winkler 1924: 611 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 442 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 868;
    Lodos 1998: 16; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes crassiusculus Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 634; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes cribrithorax Pic, 1910
    [Winkler 1924: 611 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 442 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 866;
    Platia & Schimmel 1994: 82; Lodos 1998: 16; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes defreinai Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 57, Platia 2003: 24; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes depressus Schwarz, 1891
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 634; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes dusaneki Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 633; Platia 2003: 24; Cate 2007: 114].
Agriotes furlani Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 16; Cate 2007: 115].
* Agriotes ganglbaueri Schwarz, 1891
    [Lodos 1998: 16].
    Known from Lebanon and Syria, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Agriotes goksunensis Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 101; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes graecus Franz, 1967
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 27; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes granulosus Platia & Schimmel, 1992
    [Platia & Schimmel 1992: 90; Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 636; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes gurgistanus (Falderman, 1835)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 446; Gurjeva 1972: 867; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 204;Lodos 1998: 16,
    17, 35; Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 634; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes heydeni Schwarz, 1891
    [Winkler 1924: 610 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 443 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 868;
    Lodos 1998: 16; Platia 2003: 23; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes informis Schwarz, 1891
    [Winkler 1924: 611; Schenkling 1925-1927: 446; Lodos 1998: 16; Platia 2003: 23; Cate 2007:
    115].
Agriotes infuscatus Desbrochers des Loges, 1870
    [Gurjeva 1972: 868; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 204; Lodos 1998: 16, 17; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes integricollis Reitter, 1911
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 443 (as A. acuminatus ab. integricollis); Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes izmirensis Cate & Platia, 1997
    [Cate & Platia 1997: 111; Platia 2003: 24; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes karsantianus Pic, 1910
    [Gurjeva 1972: 869 (A. reitteri Schwarz, 1891); Platia & Schimmel 1993: 54; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes kraatzi Schwarz, 1891
    [Winkler 1924: 610 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 443 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 868;
    Platia & Gudenzi 1997: 209; Lodos 1998: 16, 17; Platia 2003: 24; Cate 2007: 115].
Agriotes lapicida (Falderman, 1835)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → 30.
Agriotes leinfesti Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 57; Platia 2003: 24; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007:
    115].
Agriotes lineatus (Linnaeus, 1767)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Schenkling 1925-1927: 447; Horion 1953: 300; Yüksel 1970: 28;
    Gurjeva 1972: 871; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 204; Lodos 1998: 11, 16, 17, 19, 20, 31, 32;
    Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 115].
* Agriotes litigiosus (Rossi, 1792
    [Lodos 1998: 16, 35].
    Known from Austria, Bulgaria, France (Corse), Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Slovenia,
    Spain and Switzerland, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.

Agriotes lizleri Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 17; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes lundbergi Platia, 1989
    [Platia 1989: 83; Preiss & Platia 2003: 106; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes mertliki Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 17; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes meticulosus Candèze, 1863
    [Gurjeva 1972: 872; Lodos 1998: 16, 35 (as A. meticlosus Cand.)].
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey. Present paper → p. 30.
* Agriotes modestus Kiesenwetter, 1858
    = A. incognitus Schwarz, 1891
    = A. ponticus Stepanov, 1935
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 450; Lodos 1998: 16].
    Submediterranean species, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Agriotes nigropubens Reitter, 1904
    [Winkler 1924: 611; Schenkling 1925-1927: 451; Gurjeva 1972: 873; Lodos 1998: 16; Platia &
    Gudenzi 1998: 636; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes nigror Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 20; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes nuceus Fairmaire, 1866
    [Winkler 1924: 611 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 443 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 868;
    Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 204; Lodos 1998: 16; Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 56; Platia 2003: 22; Cate
    2007: 116].
Agriotes obscurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Yüksel 1970: 30; Lodos 1998: 11, 16, 17, 25, 27, 30; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 422].
Agriotes paludum Kiesenwetter, 1859
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 204; Lodos 1998: 16; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim
    2006: 422; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes petterssoni Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 74; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes pilosellus (Schönherr, 1817)
    [Yüksel 1970: 24 (A. pilosus); Lodos 1998: 16, Lodos 1998: 16 (A. pilosus); Kesdek, Platia &
    Yildirim 2006: 423; Cate 2007: 116].
Agriotes propleuralis Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 635; Cate 2007: 117].
Agriotes proximus Schwarz, 1891
    = A. lineatoides Reitter, 1911
    [Reitter 1911: 222; Schenkling 1925-1927: 450 (as A. lineatus ab. proximus); Guglielmi & Platia
    1985: 205, Lodos 1998: 16; Kabalak & Sert 2005: 54; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 423; Cate
    2007: 117].
* Agriotes radula Desbrochers des Loges, 1875
    =Agriotes brevicollis Schwarz, 1891
    [Cate 2007: 117] .
    Known from Lebanon, Syria and Israel, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
* Agriotes reitteri Schwarz, 1891
    [Winkler 1924: 612; Lodos 1998: 16].
    Known from Rossia (South European Territory) and Georgia, its occurrence in Turkey
    is dubious.

Agriotes riesei Platia, 2004
    [Platia, 2004: 42; Cate 2007: 117].
Agriotes rufipalpis (Brullé, 1832)
    = A. rubiginosus Candèze,1863
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 205; Lodos 1998: 16; Lodos 1998: 16 (as A. rubiginosus); Kesdek,
    Platia & Yildirim 2006: 423].
Agriotes sameki Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 21; Cate 2007: 117].
Agriotes schuberti Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 104; Cate 2007: 117].
Agriotes schurmanni Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 58; Platia 2003: 25; Cate 2007: 117].
Agriotes sexualis Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 104; Cate 2007: 117].
Agriotes solai Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 42; Cate 2007: 117].
* Agriotes sordidus (Illiger, 1807)
    [Lodos 1998: 16, 17 & 18; Kabalak & Sert 2005: 54].
    Known from western Mediterranean, it is improbable that the taxon occurs in Turkey.
Agriotes sputator (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Schenkling 1925-1927: 455; Horion 1953: 299; Yüksel 1970: 27, 43;
    Gurjeva 1972: 872; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 205; Lodos 1998: 11, 16-20, 25, 34, 41; Kesdek,
    Platia & Yildirim 2006: 423; Cate 2007: 117].
Agriotes starcki Schwarz, 1891
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 457; Lodos 1998: 16; Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 27; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes strigosus Kiesenwetter, 1859
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 28; Preiss & Platia 2003: 106; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes subsulcatus Pic, 1913
    [Winkler 1924: 611 (as Ectinus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 443 (as Ectinus); Gurjeva 1972: 868;
    Lodos 1998: 16; Platia 2003: 24; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes sylviae Cate & Platia, 1997
    [Cate & Platia, 1997: 111; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes tauricus Heyden, 1882
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 205; Lodos 1998: 16; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes tristiculus Reitter, 1906
    [Winkler 1924: 612; Schenkling 1925-1927: 457; Gurjeva 1972: 874; Guglielmi & Platia 1985:
    205; Lodos 1998: 16, 33, 34; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 423; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes turcicus Candèze, 1863
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Schenkling 1925-1927: 457; Gurjeva 1972: 869; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes ustulatus (Schaller, 1783)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 205; Lodos 1998: 16; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 423; Cate 2007:
    118].
Agriotes werneri Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 22; Cate 2007: 118].
Agriotes witzgalli Platia & Schimmel, 1993
    [Platia & Schimmel 1993: 52; Cate 2007: 118].


Genus Agriotes species incertae sedis

* Agriotes aterrimus Heyden
    [Lodos 1998: 16].
    Probably mistaken transcription of correct name.
* Agriotes lapicriola Falderman
    [Lodos 1998: 35].
    Probably mistaken transcription of correct name.


Genus Dalopius Eschscholtz, 1829

Dalopius marginatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 206; Cate 2007: 119].
Dalopius radiculosus Gurjeva, 1964
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 159; Cate 2007: 119].


Genus Ectinus Eschscholtz, 1829

Ectinus aterrimus (Linnaeus, 1761)
    [Lodos 1998: 16 (as Agriotes aterrimus Payk.)].


Genus Pseudagriotes Schwarz, 1896


Pseudagriotes holtzi Schwarz, 1896
    [Winkler 1924: 613; Schenkling 1925-1927: 464; Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 148; Cate 2007: 120].


Tribe Ampedini Gistel, 1856

Genus Ampedus Dejean, 1833


Ampedus adlbaueri Schimmel, 1990
    [Schimmel 1990: 76; Cate 2007: 120].
Ampedus aethiops (Lacordaire, 1835)
    = A. scrofa Germar, 1844
    [Cate 2007: 121].
Ampedus agajewi Dolin, 1970
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 29; Cate 2007: 121].
Ampedus agilis Platia, 2001
    [Platia 2001: 66; Cate 2007: 121].
Ampedus anatolicus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 86; Cate 2007: 121].
Ampedus balteatus (Linnaeus, 1785)
    [Cate 2007: 121].
Ampedus canaliculatus (Reitter, 1918)
    [Reitter 1918: 86; Winkler 1924: 582 (as Elater); Schenkling 1925: 142 (as Elater); Cate 2007:
    122].
Ampedus cinnaberinus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
    [Reitter 1918: 85 (Elater cinnaberinus sbsp. atropilosus); Schenkling 1925: 143 (as Elater);
    Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 196; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 423; Cate 2007: 122].
Ampedus circassicus (Reitter, 1887)
    [Reitter 1918: 98; Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 29; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate 2007:
    122].
Ampedus decumanus Gurjeva, 1977
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 30; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate 2007: 122].
Ampedus demaisoni (Buysson, 1898)
    [Winkler 1924: 583 (as Elater); Schenkling 1925: 144 (as Elater); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 196;
    Cate 2007: 122].
Ampedus elegantulus (Schönher, 1817)
    [Winkler 1924: 584 (as Elater); Schenkling 1925: 144 (as Elater); Horion 1953: 190; Kabalak &
    Sert 2005: 53; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate 2007: 122].
Ampedus elongatulus (Fabricius, 1787)
    = A. glycereus (Herbst, 1784)
    [Winkler 1924: 583 (as Elater elongantulus ab. bodemeyeri); Schenkling 1925: 145 (as Elater
    elongantulus
ab. bodemeyeri); Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 74 (as A. glycereus); Cate 2007: 123].
Ampedus erythrogonus (P. W. Müller, 1821)
    [Cate 2007: 123].
Ampedus ganglbaueri (Reitter, 1889)
    [Reitter 1918: 96; Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 30; Cate 2007: 123].
Ampedus hirticollis (Semenov, 1891)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 115; Cate 2007: 123].
Ampedus lubricus (Buysson 1891)
    [Buysson 1891: 135; Winkler 1924: 583 (Syr. b., as Elater); Schenkling 1925: 146 (N. Syrien,as
    Elater); Cate 2007: 124].
Ampedus nigerrimus (Lacordaire, 1835)
    [Cate 2007: 125].
Ampedus nigrinus (Herbst, 1784)
    [Cate 2007: 125].
Ampedus nigroflavus (Goeze, 1777)
    [Horion 1953: 187; Cate 2007: 125].
Ampedus ocellatus (Buysson, 1891)
    = A. fragarinus Wurst, 1995
    [Buysson 1891: 135; Reitter 1918: 88; Winkler 1924: 582 (Syr. b., as Elater); Schenkling 1925:
    148 (N. Syrien, as Elater); Wurst 1995: 149; Wurst 1997: 1; Cate 2007: 125].
Ampedus ochropterus Germar, 1844
    [Horion 1953: 184; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate 2007: 125].
Ampedus platiai Schimmel, 1990
    [Schimmel 1990: 78; Cate 2007: 126].
Ampedus pomonae (Stephens, 1830)
    [Cate 2007: 126].
Ampedus pomorum (Herbst in Füssly, 1784)
    = Ampedus robustus Bouwer, 1980
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 196 (as Ampedus robustus); Kabalak & Sert 2005: 53; Cate 2007:
    126].
Ampedus praeustus (Fabricius, 1792)
    [Cate 2007: 126].
Ampedus pulcher (Baudi, 1871)
    [Reitter 1918: 97; Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 30, Preiss & Platia, 2003: 106; Cate 2007: 126].
Ampedus punctatus Schwarz, 1893
    [Reitter 1918: 86; Winkler 1924: 582 (as Elater); Schenkling 1925: 152 (as Elater); Cate 2007:
    126].
Ampedus ressli Platia & Gudenzi,1999
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 29; Cate 2007: 127].
Ampedus rufipennis (Stephens, 1830)
    First records for Turkey. Present paper → p. 31.
Ampedus samedovi Dolin & Ajajew, 1983
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 30; Cate 2007: 127].
Ampedus sanguineus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 115; Horion 1953: 184; Cate 2007: 127].
Ampedus sanguinolentus (Schrank, 1776)
    [Laibner 2000, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 53; Cate 2007: 127].
Ampedus schoettlei Zeising & Brunne, 2003
    [Zeising & Brunne 2003: 192; Cate 2007: 127].
Ampedus sinuatus Germar, 1844
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 115; Reitter 1918: 99; Horion 1953: 195; Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 118;
    Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate 2007: 127].
Ampedus turcicus Platia, Kabalak & Sert, 2007
    [Platia, Kabalak & Sert 2007: 44].
Ampedus wachtangi Dolin, 1970
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 196 (det. as A. balteatus); Platia & Gudenzi 1999: 30; Kesdek, Platia &
    Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate 2007: 128].


Genus Brachygonus Buysson, 1912

Brachygonus frater Wurst, 1995
    [Wurst 1995: 147; Cate 2007: 129].
Brachygonus gratiosus Platia & Schimmel, 1991
    [Platia & Schimmel 1991: 139; Cate 2007: 129].
Brachygonus hadullanus Wurst, 1995
    [Wurst 1995: 31; Cate 2007: 129].
Brachygonus megerlei (Lacordaire, 1835)
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 158; Cate 2007: 129].
Brachygonus ruficepsoides Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 87; Cate 2007: 129].


Genus Haterumelater Ôhira, 1968


Haterumelater fulvago (Marseul, 1868)
    = H. julianum Penev, 1987
    = H. preissi Schimmel, 1995
    = H. picinus (Buysson, 1891)
    [Winkler 1924: 585 (as Ischnodes); Schenkling 1925: 165 (as Ischnodes picinus); Guglielmi &
    Platia 1985: 198 (as Ischnodes picinus); Preiss & Platia 2003: 107; Cate 2007: 130].
Haterumelater languidus (Buysson, 1891)
    [Winkler 1924: 585 (as Ischnodes); Schenkling 1925: 165 (as Ischnodes); Preiss & Platia; 2003:
    110; Cate 2007: 130].


Genus Ischnodes Germar, 1844


Ischnodes kadleci Mertlik, 2005
    [Mertlik 2005: 167; Cate 2007: 130].
Ischnodes sanguinicollis (Panzer, 1793)
    [Platia 1994: 281].
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey. Present paper → p. 32.



Genus Reitterelater Platia et Cate, 1990

Reitterelater dubius Platia & Cate, 1990
    [Platia & Cate 1990: 113; Cate 2007: 130].


Tribe Elaterini Leach, 1815

Genus Elater Linnaeus, 1758


Elater ferrugineus ferrugineus
Linnaeus, 1758
    [Yüksel 1970: 31 (as Ludius)].
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey. Present paper → p. 32.
Elater tauricus (Schwarz, 1897)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Melanotus); Winkler 1924: 610 (as Ludius); Schenkling 1925-1927:
    428 (as Ludius); Wurst 1994: 118; Cate 2007: 132].


Genus Mulsanteus Gozis, 1875
= Neotrichophorus Jacobson, 1913

Mulsanteus guillebeaui (Mulsant & Godart, 1853)
    = M. guillebelli (Mulsant & Godart, 1853)
    [Winkler 1924: 610 (as Neotrichophorus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 432 (as Neotrichophorus);
    Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 206 (as Neotrichophorus); Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Kesdek, Platia &
    Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate 2007: 133 (as N. guillebeaui].
Mulsanteus manuelae Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 59; Cate 2007: 133].
Mulsanteus schaumi (Candèze, 1881)
    [Winkler 1924: 610 (as Neotrichophorus); Schenkling 1925-1927: 432 (as Neotrichophorus);
    Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 206 (as Neotrichophorus); Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 424; Cate
    2007: 133].


Genus Pittonotus Jasquelin du Val, 1860

* Pittonotus simoni (Stierlin, 1879)
    [Winkler 1924: 610; Schenkling 1925-1927: 431 (as P. theseus var. simoni)].
    Known from Syria, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Pittonotus theseus (Germar, 1817)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Ectinus); Winkler 1924: 610; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 206; Lodos
    1998: 36 (as Melanotus thseus Germ.); Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006:
    424; Cate 2007: 133].


Tribe Megapenthini Gurjeva, 1973

Genus Ectamenogonus Buysson, 1894

Ectamenogonus montandoni (Buysson, 1888)
    [Platia 1994: 283; Kubáň 1995: 25; Preiss & Platia, 2003: 112; Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 159;
    Cate 2007: 136].


Genus Megapenthes Kiesenwetter, 1858

Megapenthes lugens (Redtenbacher, 1842)
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 160; Cate 2007: 137].
Megapenthes rutilipennis
Candèze, 1859
    [Cate 2007: 137].


Genus Procraerus Reitter, 1905

Procraerus bicolor Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 89; Cate 2007: 138].
Procraerus carinifrons (Desbrochers des Loges, 1875)
    [Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 425].
Procraerus levantinus Platia & Gudenzi, 2007
    [Platia & Gudenzi, 2007: 88].
Procraerus tibialis (Lacordaire, 1835)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 34.


Tribe Physorhinini Candèze, 1859

Genus Podeonius Kiesenwetter, 1858

Podeonius acuticornis (Germar, 1824)
    [Mertlik & Dušánek 2006: 160; Cate 2007: 140].


Genus Porthmidius Germar, 1847

Porthmidius austriacus
(Schrank, 1781)
    [Winkler 1924: 586; Horion 1953: 209; Cate 2007: 140].



Tribe Pomachiliini Candèze, 1859

Genus Betarmon Kiesenwetter, 1858


Betarmon bisbimaculatus (Fabricius, 1803)
    [Horion 1953: 211; Platia 1994: 306; Cate 2007: 140].


Genus Idolus Desbrochers, 1875

Idolus adrastoides (Reitter, 1888)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 202; Cate 2007: 140].


Genus Idotarmonides Agajev, 1985

Idotarmonides anatolicus
(Candèze, 1881)
    [Winkler 1924: 587 (as Idolus); Schenkling 1925: 196 (as Idolus); Cate 2007: 141].
Idotarmonides rydhi Platia & Schimmel, 1992
    [Platia & Schimmel 1992: 87; Cate 2007: 141].


Genus Isidus Mulsant et Rey, 1874

Isidus letourneuxi Pic, 1902
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 33.
    Isidus moreli Mulsant & Rey, 1874
    [Winkler 1924: 598; Preiss & Platia 2003: 104; Cate 2007: 141].


Tribe Synaptini Gistel, 1856
= Adrastini Candèze, 1863


Genus Adrastus Eschscholtz, 1829

Adrastus anatolicus Platia & Schimmel, 1991
    [Platia & Schimmel 1991: 138; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 425; Cate 2007: 108].
Adrastus circassicus Reitter, 1896
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 198; Cate 2007: 108].
Adrastus dolini Welschmied, 1978
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 55; Cate 2007: 108].
Adrastus limbatus (Fabricius, 1776)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 491; Horion 1953: 303; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 200; Cate 2007: 108].
Adrastus longicornis Gurjeva, 1976
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 55; Cate 2007: 108].
Adrastus montanus (Scopoli, 1763)
    [Yüksel 1970: 47; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 200; Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 55; Cate 2007: 108].
Adrastus pallens (Fabricius, 1792)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 493; Schenkling 1925-27; Horion 1953: 304; Cate 2007: 108].
Adrastus protractus Roubal, 1924
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 200; Cate 2007: 109].
Adrastus rachifer (Fourcroy, 1785)
    [Yüksel 1970: 49; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 200; Cate 2007: 109].
Adrastus samedovi Dolin & Agajev, 1974
    First records for Turkey. Present paper → p. 30.


Genus Peripontius Gurjeva, 1979

Peripontius concolor (Desbrochers des Loges, 1875)
    [Winkler 1924: 614 (as Silesis concolor a. juvencus Buysson, 1887); Schenkling 1925-1927: 488
    (as Silesis concolor ab. juvencus); Cate 2007: 111].
Peripontius crassus (Buysson, 1906)
    = P. schimmeli Zeising & Brunne, 2003: 193 (syn. nov.)
    [Platia 2003: 90; Zeising & Brunne 2003: 193 (as P. schimmeli); Cate 2007: 111 (as P. crassus
   
and P. schimmeli)].
Peripontius dentatus Platia & Schimmel, 1991
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as P. concolor and P. juvencus); Guglielmi & Platia 1985 (as P.
    concolor
); Platia & Schimmel 1991: 137; Cate 2007: 111].
Peripontius elegantulus Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 85; Cate 2007: 111].
Peripontius jagemanni Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Cate 2007: 111].
Peripontius oertzeni Schwarz, 1897
    Cate 2007: 111].
Peripontius omissus (Buysson, 1889)
    [Platia & Martini 1990:Platia & Schimmel 1991: 138; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 425; Cate
    2007: 111].
Peripontius saroveci Platia, 2003
    [Platia 2003: 89; Cate 2007: 111].
Peripontius terminatus (Erichson, 1842)
    [Winkler 1924: 614; Horion 1953: 303; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 202; Preiss & Platia 2003: 114,
    Kabalak & Sert 2005: 54; Cate 2007: 111].
Peripontius turcicus Platia & Tarnawski, 1998
    [Platia & Tarnawski 1998: 271; Cate 2007: 111].


Genus Synaptus Eschscholtz, 1829

Synaptus filiformis
(Fabricius, 1781)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116; Winkler 1924: 614; Schenkling 1925-1927: 483; Horion 1953: 302;
    Yüksel 1970: 45; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 198; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 426; Cate 2007:
    113].


Genus Tolphorea Gurjeva, 1983

Tolphorea kurdistanicus Platia & Gudenzi, 1996
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1996: 142; Cate 2007: 113].
Tolphorea pallida Platia, 2004
    [Platia 2004: 105; Cate 2007: 113].
Tolphorea turcica Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 76; Cate 2007: 113].


Subfamily Hypnoidinae Schwarz, 1906


Genus Hypnoidus Dillwyn, 1829

Hypnoidus anatolicus Platia & Gudenzi, 2000
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2000: 67; Cate 2007: 154].


Subfamily Melanotinae Candèze, 1859

Genus Melanotus Eschscholtz, 1829

Subgenus Melanotus Eschscholtz, 1829

Melanotus aemulus (Erichson, 1841)
    [Schwarz 1892: 153; Schenkling 1925-1927: 272; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 206; Lodos 1998: 36;
    Cate 2007: 141].
Melanotus armeniacus Schwarz, 1891
    [Lodos 1998: 36].
Melanotus atricapillus Reitter, 1891
    [Cate 2007: 142].
Melanotus bajulus (Erichson, 1841)
    [Kabalak & Sert 2006: 216; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 426; Cate 2007: 142].
Melanotus brignolii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    First records for Turkey. Present paper → p. 33.
Melanotus brunnipes (Germar, 1824)
    [Schenkling 1925-1927: 272; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 209; Lodos 1998: 35, 36, 38, 39; Kesdek,
    Platia & Yildirim 2006: 426; Cate 2007: 142].
Melanotus castanipes (Paykull, 1800)
    [Schenkling 1925-27: 273; Lodos 1998: 36; Cate 2007: 142].
Melanotus crassicollis (Erichson, 1841)
    [Horion 1953: 241; Platia 1994: 317; Lodos 1998: 36; Cate 2007: 143].
Melanotus dichrous (Erichson, 1841)
    [Schwarz 1892: 162; Schenkling 1925-1927: 275; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 209; Lodos 1998: 36;
    Cate 2007: 143].
Melanotus fraseri Platia & Schimmel, 1993
    [Platia & Schimmel 1993: 55; Cate 2007: 144].
Melanotus fulvus Reitter, 1891
    First records for Turkey. Present paper → p. 33.
Melanotus fusciceps (Gyllenhal, 1817)
    = M. robustus (Erichson, 1841)
    [Schwarz 1892: 163; Schenkling 1925-1927: 276; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 209; Guglielmi &
    Platia 1985: 211 (as M. robustus); Platia & Martini 1990: 44; Lodos 1998: 35, 36, 39; Lodos
    1998: 36 (as M. robustus); Preiss & Platia, 2003: 104; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 426; Cate
    2007: 144].
Melanotus monticola (Ménétriés, 1832)
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 209; Lodos 1998: 36; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 427; Cate 2007:
    147].
* Melanotus mutatus Harold, 1869
    [Lodos 1998: 36].
    Known from Iran and Syria, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Melanotus osellai Guglielmi & Platia, 1985
    [Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 210; Lodos 1998: 36; Cate 2007: 147].
Melanotus punctolineatus (Pélerin, 1829)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as M. niger); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 211; Lodos 1998: 36, Lodos 1998:
    36 (as M. niger); Cate 2007: 148].
* Melanotus sobrinus (Ménetriés, 1832)
    [Lodos 1998: 36].
    Known from Caucasus, Iran and Turkmenistan, its occurrence in Turkey is dubious.
Melanotus tenebrosus (Erichson, 1841)
    [Lodos 1998: 36].
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey. Present paper → p. 33.
Melanotus turcicus Platia & Gudenzi, 2002
    [Platia & Gudenzi 2002: 94; Cate 2007: 149].
* Melanotus turkestanicus Schwarz, 1902
    [Lodos 1998: 36].
    Known from Kyrgyzstan, it is improbable that the taxon occurs in Turkey.
Melanotus villosus (Fourcroy, 1785)
    = M. rufipes (Herbst, 1784)
    [Winkler 1924: 596 (as M. rufipes); Schenkling 1925-1927: 279, 280 (as M. rufipes); Horion
    1953: 240; Yüksel 1970: 21, 52 (as M. rufipes); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 211; Lodos 1998: 35,
    36, 37, 38 (as M. rufipes); Lodos 1998: 36; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 427; Cate 2007:
    150].


 
 
 
 
Subgenus Spheniscosomus Schwarz, 1892

Melanotus cuneiformis (Baudi di Selve, 1871)
    [Schwarz 1892: 149; Preiss & Platia 2003: 115; Cate 2007: 151].


Genus Melanotus species incertae sedis

* Melanotus cranicollis Er.
    [Lodos 1998: 36].
    Probably mistaken transcription of correct name.


Subfamily Negastriinae Nakane et Kishii, 1956

Genus Negastrius C. G.Thomson, 1859


Negastrius sabulicola (Boheman, 1851)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 33.

Genus Quasimus Gozis, 1886

Quasimus minutissimus (Cermar, 1817)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Cryptohypnus); Schenkling 1925: 216; Horion 1953: 225; Guglielmi
    & Platia 1985: 211; Kesdek, Platia & Yildirim 2006: 428; Cate 2007: 191].

Genus Zorochros C. G.Thomson, 1859

Zorochros alysidotus (Kiesenwetter, 1858)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Cryptohypnus); Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 211; Preiss & Platia 2003:
    104, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 55; Cate 2007: 192].
Zorochros anatolicus Dolin & Mertlik, 2002
    [Dolin & Mertlik 2002: 91; Cate 2007: 192].
Zorochros araxicola (Reitter, 1895)
    [Cate 2007: 192].
Zorochros caucasicus Jagemann, 1939
    [Jagemann 1939: 68; Cate 2007: 192].
Zorochros dermestoides (Herbst, 1806)
    = Z. minimus Lacordaire, 1835
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 35.
Zorochros georgicus Dolin & Tschatlandze, 1980
    [Cate 2007: 193].
Zorochros heyrovskyi Roubal, 1940
    [Cate 2007: 193].
Zorochros kopeckyi Platia & Gudenzi, 1998
    [Platia & Gudenzi 1998: 636; Cate 2007: 193].
Zorochros kurdicus Dolin & Mertlik, 2002
    [Dolin & Mertlik 2002: 90; Cate 2007: 193].
Zorochros meridionalis (Laporte de Castelnau, 1840)
    [Bodemeyer 1900: 116 (as Cryptohypnus); Horion 1953: 225; Guglielmi & Platia 1985: 211,
    Kabalak & Sert 2005: 55; Cate 2007: 193].
Zorochros murinus (Reitter, 1895)
    [Cate 2007: 193].
Zorochros nanus (Gurjeva, 1963)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 35.
Zorochros pallicrus (Desbrochers des Loges, 1875)
    = Z. delicatulus (Schwarz, 1897)
    [Cate 2007: 193].
Zorochros pilosellus (Reitter, 1895)
    [Cate 2007: 194].
Zorochros quadriguttatus (Laporte de Castelnau, 1840)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 35.
Zorochros quadrinaevus (Reitter, 1895)
    [Cate 2007: 194].
Zorochros recellentus Dolin, 1995
    [Dolin 1995: 19; Cate 2007: 194].
Zorochros stibicki (Leseigneur 1970)
    [Lohse 1979: 179, Kabalak & Sert 2005: 55, Cate 2007: 194].


Subfamily Plastocerinae Crowson, 1972
= Aplastinae Stibick, 1979

Genus Plastocerus LeConte, 1853

Plastocerus angulosus (Germar, 1845)
    [Winkler 1924: 578; Bocák 2007: 209].
    Confirmed occurrence for Turkey. Present paper → p. 34.


Catalogue of the family Lissomidae Laporte, 1835

Genus Drapetes Dejean, 1821

Drapetes flavipes subparalellus Pic, 1908
    [Pic 1908: ?; Smetana 2007: 207].
Drapetes mordelloides (Host, 1789)
    = D. biguttatus (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783)
    [Reitter 1921: 74; Smetana 2007: 207].


Catalogue of the family Melasidae Leach, 1817

= Melasidae Fleming, 1821
= Eucnemidae Eschscholz, 1829
= Phylloceridae Reitter, 1905

The classification follows Muona (2007)


Subfamily Macraulacinae Fleutiaux, 1922


Tribe Euryptychini Mamaev, 1976

Genus Dromaeolus Kiesenwetter, 1858


Dromaeolus barnabita (A. Villa & J. B. Villa, 1838)
    [Mertlik, Jeniš & Zbuzek 2007: 92].
Dromaeolus maronita Bonvouloir, 1871
    [Reitter 1921:78 (as Megathambus); Winkler 1924: 618 (as Megathambus)].


Subfamily Melasinae Leach, 1817


Tribe Dirhagini Reitter, 1911

Genus Farsus Jacquelin du Val, 1860


Farsus dubius (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783)
    First records for Turkey. Present paper → p. 35.


Genus Microrhagus Dejean, 1833

Microrhagus emyi (Rouget, 1856)
    First records for Turkey. Present paper → p. 35.


Genus Rhacopus Hampe, 1855

Rhacopus sahlbergi (Mannerheim, 1823)
    [Mertlik, Jeniš & Zbuzek 2007: 93].


Genus Epiphanis Eschscholtz, 1829

Epiphanis cornutus Eschscholtz, 1829
    [Mertlik, Jeniš & Zbuzek 2007: 93].


Tribe Melasini Fleming, 1821

Genus Isorhipis Lacordaire, 1835


Isorhipis melasoides (Laporte, 1835)
    [Muona 2007: 84].
Isorhipis nigriceps (Mannerheim, 1823)
    [Reitter 1921: 77; Winkler 1924: 617; Muona 2007: 84].


Genus Melasis A. G. Olivier, 1790


Melasis buprestoides (Linnaeus, 1761)
    [Muona 2007: 84].


Subfamily Phyllocerinae Reitter, 1905


Tribe Anelastini Reitter, 1921
Genus Anelastes Kirby, 1819

Anelastes barbarus P. H. Lucas, 1846
    [Muona 2007: 81].


Tribe Phyllocerini Reitter, 1905

Genus Phyllocerus Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau & Audinet-Serville, 1825

Phyllocerus diversicornis
Pic, 1905
    [Reitter 1921: 89; Winkler 1924: 578; Wurst 1996: 55; Muona 2007: 81].
Phyllocerus oreadis Wurst, 1996
    [Wurst 1996: 52; Muona 2007: 81].


Catalogue of the family Throscidae Laporte, 1840

The classification follows Leseigneur (2007)


Subfamily Throscinae Laporte, 1840

Tribe Throscini Laporte, 1840

Genus Aulonothroscus Horn, 1890


Aulonothroscus brevicollis (Bonvouloir, 1859)
    [Leseigneur 2007: 87].
Aulonothroscus maximus (Pic, 1938)
    [Leseigneur 2007: 88].


Genus Trixagus Kugelann, 1794

Trixagus atticus Reitter, 1921
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 36.
Trixagus carinifrons (Bonvouloir, 1859)
    [Leseigneur 2007: 88].
Trixagus dermestoides (Linnaeus, 1767)
    [Leseigneur 2007: 88].
Trixagus duvalii (Bonvouloir, 1859)
    First record for Turkey. Present paper → p. 36.
Trixagus elateroides (Heer, 1841)
    [Leseigneur 2007: 88].
Trixagus exul (Bonvouloir, 1859)
    [Leseigneur 2007: 88].
Trixagus gracilis Wollaston, 1854
    [Leseigneur 2007: 88].
Trixagus obtusus (Curtis, 1827)
    [Reitter 1921: 72; Leseigneur 2007: 89].
Trixagus orientalis (Bonvouloir, 1859)
    [Leseigneur 2007: 89].


New distributional data of the family Elateridae, Melasidae and Throscidae

Family Elateridae Leach, 1815


Adrastus samedovi Dolin & Agajev, 1974

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov Kars, 3 km W of Kağızman, Aras river, 29.vi.2006, 1 ♂, J. Mertlik leg. et coll., G. Platia det. 2007; Turkey, prov. Erzurum, 10 km NW of İspir, 24.vi.2006, 1 ♂, J. Mertlik leg. et coll., G. Platia det. 2007.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Iran (Cate 2007).
    First records for Turkey.


Agriotes lapicida (Falderman, 1835)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Malatya, 10 km SE of Yukan Ulupinar, 30 km SE Derende, 26.- 27.v.2001, 1 ♀, P. Kabátek leg., J. Mertlik coll., G. Platia det. 2007.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Russia: South European Territory, Iran (Cate 2007); Turkey (Lodos 1998),
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey.


Agriotes meticulosus Candèze, 1863

    Specimen studied
. Turkey, prov. Erzurum, Çobandede (Köprüköy), Aras Nehri, 13.- 15.vii.1997, 1 ♀, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Russia: South European Territory, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Ampedus rufipennis (Stephens 1830)


    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Bursa, Uludag 1150m, 5.vi.2000, 1 ♂, V. Skoupý leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Antalya, Termessos, 3.v.1992, H. Schmid leg., G. Platia et P. Cate coll. (Wien, Austria).
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Armenia, Austria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Moldavia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Russia: South European Territory, Sweden, Ukraine, Serbia and Montenegro, Algeria, Morocco, Iran (Cate 2007).
    First records for Turkey.


Aplotarsus angustulus (Kiesenwetter, 1858)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Kars, Susuz env., 6.vi.1994, 1 ♂, V. Skoupý leg., J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Russia: South European Territory, Switzerland, Ukraine (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Denticollis rubens Piller et Mitterpacher, 1783

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Artvin, Cankurtaran Geçidi, 20 km E Hopa, 700 m, 4123N 4133E, 26.- 27.vi.1999, 1 ♂, M. Rejzek leg. et coll. (Norwich, UK), J. Mertlik det.
    Distribution. Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia, Russia: Central European Territory, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Moldavia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Russia: South European Territory, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine (Cate 2007), Spain (Molino-Olmedo 2005).
    First record for Turkey.


Elathous buyssoni Reitter, 1890

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Artvin, Barhal-Yayla, SW Sarigol, 1900-2500 m , 7.viii.1978, 1 ♀, M. Zeising leg., G. Platia det. et coll.; Turkey, prov. Amasya, 22.viii.1990, 1 ♀, S. Dacatra leg., G. Platia det. et coll.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Armenia (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Elater ferrugineus ferrugineus Linnaeus, 1758

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Içel (Mersin), Gülnar, 50 km N Kuseçobali, Tasdustu 16 W, 1480m,
26.vii.2006, 1 ♂ (f. morio Schilsky, 1888), on Quercus sp.; M. Coskun & N. Jansson leg., N. Jansson coll. (Sweden), G. Platia det.
    Distribution. Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Russia (Central European Territory), Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Moldavia, The Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Russia (South European Territory), Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine (Cate 2007).
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey.


Hemicrepidius niger (Linnaeus, 1758)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Tekirdağ, Çorlu, 31.v.1986, 1 ♂, Kadlec & Voříšek leg., J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia, Russia (Central European Territory), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Russia (North European Territory), Poland, Romania, Slovenia (Cate 2007), Slovakia (Laibner 2000); Turkey (Kabalak & Sert 2005).
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey.


Ischnodes sanguinicollis (Panzer, 1793)

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Içel, Erdemli env., 8 km NW of Arslanli, 24.-26.v.1995, 1 ♂, 1 ♀, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.; Turkey, prov. Adana/Gaziantep, Nurdaği Geçidi 1200m, 1.- 4.vi.1992, 1 ♂, M. Bednařík leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Muş, Buğlan Geçidi 1600m, 14.- 15.vi.1992, 1 ♂, M. Bednařík leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Manisa, 40 km S of Balikesir, former oaken forest-clear felling, 21.vi.2002, more larvae, in cavity of stump of oak, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.; Turkey, prov. Isparta, Davraz Dağı, Yukarigökdere env., pasture woodland, 23.v.2001, more larvae, in cavity of stump of oak, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Moldavia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Iran, Japan, Syria (Cate 2007); Turkey (Platia 1994).
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey.


Isidus letourneuxi Pic, 1902

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Antalya, Alanya, 16.vi.2006, 1 ♂, L. Ernest leg., J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Egypt (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Lacon unicolor (Candèze, 1874)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Mardin, Haberli, 33 km SE Midyat (3717N 4135E), 17.v.2001, 1 ♀, S. Kadlec. leg. et coll. (Litvínov, Czech Republic), J. Mertlik det. 2007.
    Distribution. Iran (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Melanotus brignolii Guglielmi & Platia, 1985

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Antalya, S Taurus, 30 km NW Alanya, 1200m, 14.- 28.vii.2001, 2 ♂♂, M. Hiermeier leg., J. Mertlik coll., G. Platia det. 2004; Turkey, prov. Antalya, near İncekum, vii.2000, 1 ♂, Lizler et Werner leg., G. Platia coll.
    Distribution. Greece (Cate 2007).
    First records for Turkey.


Melanotus fulvus Reitter, 1891

    Specimen studied. vil. Kars, 3 km W of Kağızman, Aras river, 29. vi. 2006, 1 ♂, Bořivoj Zbuzek leg. et coll., J. Mertlik det. 2007.
    Distribution. Iran, Iraq, Turkmenistan (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Melanotus tenebrosus (Erichson, 1841)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Artvin, 35 km W Sarigol, 5 km NW Yaylalar, 1.vii.2003, 1 ♂, E. et P. Hajdaj leg., J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Armenia, Austria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Russia: South European Territory, Switzerland (Cate 2007).
    Confirmed occurrence for Turkey.


Negastrius sabulicola (Boheman, 1851)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Bursa, Ulubat Gölü, 27.v.1996, 1 ♂, Z. Andrš leg., J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Austria, Belgium, ?Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Belarus, Russia: Central European Territory, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Russia: North European Territory, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Ukraine (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Paracardiophorus musculus (Erichson, 1840)

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Sivas, 10 km SE of Koyulhisar, 11.vi.2000, 1 ♂, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.; Turkey, prov. Artvin, 5 km W of Şavşat, Okçular river, 28.vi.2006, 2 ♂♂, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.; SW Turkey, Taurus, [Liciae], ex Winkler coll., 1 ♂, G. Platia coll.
    Distribution. Austria, Bulgaria, Russia: Central European Territory, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Russia: South European Territory, Switzerland, Ukraine, Algeria, Tunisia, Russia: East Siberia, Russia: west Siberia (Cate 2007).
    First records for Turkey.


Plastocerus angulosus (Germar, 1844)

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Çanakkale, Bahramkale (Assos), 19.- 24.vii.1991, 2 ♂♂, Vít Kubáň leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Içel (Mersin), 15 km W of Mersin, 1.- 5.vii.1992, 3 ♂♂, D. Hauck leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Adana, Pozanti env., Ak Daği, 10.- 12.vii.1997, 8 ♂♂, J. Mertlik leg.; Turkey, prov. Isparta, Davraz Daği, Yukarigökdere env., 12.- 13.vii.2000, 1 ♂, R. Lízler et K. Werner leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Isparta, Isparta, Davraz Dağ, 25.v.2001, 1 ♂, M. Snížek leg., G. Platia coll.; Turkey, prov. Eskişehir, Eskisehir env., Porsuk baraji lake, 7.vii.1993, 1 ♂, A. Šlachta leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Antalya, Beldibi p. Kemer, Bey Dağlari, 1.- 15.vii.1998, 4 ♂♂, P. Bulirsch leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Adana, Cinarli, 30.vi.1997, 1 ♂, J. Hájek leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Eskişehir, Alpu, 5.vii.1996, 1 ♂, J. Hájek leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Bursa, Uludağ, 20 km S of Bursa, Çaybaşi env., 4.vii.2006, 2 ♂♂, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.; Turkey, prov. Adana, Osmaniye, Karatepe, 3.- 7.vii.1994, 3 ♂♂, 1 ♀, P. Kabátek leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Izmir, Zeytindağ, 19.vi.2002, 1 ♀ (f. atricolor Reitter, 1896), M. Samek leg. et coll. (Skalice, Czech Republic); Turkey, prov. Zonguldag, Karabük, 20 km E, 22.- 23.vi.1996, 2 ♂, P. Zahradník leg. et coll., J. Vávra det. 2006, J. Mertlik rev. 2007; Turkey, prov. Içel (Mersin), Namrun, 26.vii.1985, 1 ♂, Niehuis leg., G. Platia coll.
    Distribution. Turkey (Bocák 2007).
    Confirmed occurrence for Turkey.


Procraerus tibialis (Lacordaire, 1835)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Edirne, Edirne, 16.v.1993, 1 ♂, M. Šárovec leg., J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Russia: Central European Territory, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, ?Luxembourg, Moldavia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Serbia and Montenegro (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Selatosomus ampliformis Reitter, 1910

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Kars, Digor env., pass 2130m, 30 km SE of Kars, 12.- 13.vi.1999, 2 ♀♀, T. Lackner leg., V. Dušánek (Zábřeh, Czech Republic) et J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Armenia (Cate 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Stenagostus rosti (Schwarz, 1897)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Artvin, 15 km W of Borçka, Cankurtaran Geçidi, 28.vi.2003, 1 ♀, E. et. P. Hajdaj leg., J. Mertlik coll.
    Distribution. Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia: South European Territory (Cate 2007); Turkey (Orlov 1989, Lodos 1998),
    Confirmed occurrence in Turkey.


Zorochros dermestoides (Herbst, 1806)


    Specimens studied
. Turkey, prov. Bolu, Abant gölü lake, 1200 m, 4.vi.1996, 1 ex. J. Vávra leg. et coll. (Ostrava, Czech Republic), J. Mertlik det.; 23.-24.vi.1996, 4 ex., J. Vávra leg. et coll., J. Mertlik det.; Turkey, prov. Kastamonu/Çankiri, Ilgaz Dağ, 3.vi.1991, 1 ♀, V. Skoupý leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Erzurum, 12 km E of Tortum, 30.vi.2006, 1 ♀, J. Mertlik leg. et coll.
    Distribution. Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia, Russia: Central European Territory, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Georgia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldavia, The Netherlands, Norway, Russia: North European Territory, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Russia: South European Territory, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Serbia and Montenegro, Morocco (Cate 2007); Hungary (Merkl & Mertlik 2005).
    First records for Turkey.


Zorochros nanus (Gurjeva, 1963)

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Iskenderun, Tekebasi p. Samandaği, Asi Nehri, 29.vi.1992, 1 ex., P. Bulirsch leg., J. Mertlik coll., W. Dolin det. 1996; Turkey, prov. Iskenderun, Ulucinar env., 11.- 12.iv.1992, 2 ex., O. Hovorka leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Iskenderun, Hatay, Nur Dağlari Mts, Dortyoi, 3.v.2005, more ex., Z. Malinka leg., G. Platia & Z. Malinka coll. (Opava, Czech Republic).
    Distribution. Kyrgyzstan (Cate 2007).
    First records for Turkey.


Zorochros quadriguttatus (Laporte de Castelnau, 1840)

Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Bursa, Iznik env., 22.vi.1992, 2 ex., P. Bulirsch leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Trabzon, 10 km S of Arakli, Küçükdere env., 23.vi.2006, 3 ex., J. Mertlik leg. et coll.
Distribution. Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Russia: South European Territory (Cate 2007).
First records for Turkey.



Family Melasidae Leach, 1817


Farsus dubius (Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783)

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Isparta, Yukarigökdere env., Davraz Daği, 18.- 23.vii.1998, 1 ex., R. Lízler & K. Werner leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Isparta, Yukarigökdere env., Davraz Daği, vii.1999, 8 ex., K. Werner leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Adana, Kozan env., vii.1998, 1 ex., K. Werner leg., J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. İçel, Erdemli env., 8 km NW of Arslanli, 24.- 26.v.1995, 1 ex., J. Mertlik leg. et coll.; Turkey, prov. İçel, Erdemli env., 8 km NW of Arslanli, 24.v.1998, 1 ex., J. Mertlik leg. et coll.
    Distribution. Austria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Spain, Russia (South European Territory), “Yugoslavia” (Muona 2007).
    First records for Turkey.


Microrhagus emyi (Rouget, 1856)

    Specimen studied. Turkey, prov. Zonguldag, Karabük, 20 km E, 22.- 23.vi.1996, 2 ♂, P. Zahradník leg. et coll. (Mníšek pod Brdy, Czech Republic), J. Vávra det. 2006, J. Mertlik rev. 2007.
    Distribution. Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia: Central European Territory, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, „Yugoslavia“ (Muona 2007); Slovenia, Bulgaria, Greece and Russia: South European Territory (Mertlik, Jeniš & Zbuzek 2007).
    First record for Turkey.


Family Throscidae Laporte, 1840


Trixagus atticus Reitter, 1921

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Zonguldag, Karabük, 20 km E, 22.- 23.vi.1996, 1 ♂, P. Zahradník leg. et coll., J. Mertlik det. 2007; Turkey, prov. Zonguldag, Karabük, 20 km E, 27.vi.2002, 1 ♀, J. Mertlik leg. et coll., L. Leseigneur det. 2004, J. Mertlik rev. 2007.
    Distribution. Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Romania, Russia (South European Territory), Sweden, Switzerland, Afghanistan, Cyprus, Turkmenistan (Leseigneur 2007).
    First records for Turkey.


Trixagus duvalii (Bonvouloir, 1859)

    Specimens studied. Turkey, prov. Konya, Beyşehir env., Yeşildağ, 29.v.1995, 1 ♀, T. Kopecký leg., L. Leseigneur det. 2000, J. Mertlik coll.; Turkey, prov. Adiyaman, Azaplı Gölü lake, Gölbaşı env., 17.- 18.v.2005, 6 ♂♂, 3 ♀♀, Z. Malinka leg. et coll. (Opava, Czech Republic) (1 ♂, 1 ♀, J. Mertlik coll.).
    Distribution. Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Russia (South European Territory), Sweden, Cyprus (Leseigneur 2007).
    First records for Turkey.




Acknowledgements

    The authors thank Lucien Leseigneur (Meylan, France) for invaluable advice and reviwing the manuscript. It is a great pleasure to express our sincerest gratitude to Nilay Gülperçin and (Natural History Application and Research Center, Natural History Museum, University of Ege, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey), Serdar Tezcan (Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ege, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey) and Mahmut Kabalak (Hacettepe University Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Beytepe, Ankara, Turkey) for their generously allowing us to study the Turkish literature. We also thank Jiří Hájek (National Museum, Department of Entomology, Prague, Czech Republic) for being allowed to examine type material in its care.
    Our gratitude is also due Zdeněk Andrš (Černošín, Czech Republic), Michal Bednařík (Olomouc, Czech Republic), Stanislav Benedikt (Plzeň, Czech Republic), Petr Bulirsch (Lovosice, Czech Republic), Václav Dušánek (Zábřeh, Czech Republic), Ladislav Ernest (Nymburk, Czech Republic), Evžen Hajdaj & Patrik Hajdaj (Ježov, Czech Republic); Oldřich Hovorka (Dobříš, Czech Republic), Nicklas Jansson (Linköping, Sweden), Petr Kabátek (Praha, Czech Republic), Vít Kubáň (Brno, Czech Republic), Stanislav Kadlec (Litvínov, Czech Republic), Tomáš Kopecký (Hradec Králové, Czech Republic), Tomáš Lackner (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Robert Lízler (Hradec Králové, Czech Republic), Roman Lohaj (Košice, Slovakia), Zdeněk Malinka (Opava, Czech Republic), Martin Samek (Skalice, Czech Republic), Vladimír Skoupý (Žilina, Czech Republic), Milan Šárovec (Pardubice, Czech Republic), Jiří Vávra (Ostrava, Czech Republic), †Karl Werner (Peiting, Germany) Petr Zahradník (Mníšek pod Brdy, Czech Republic), Bořivoj Zbuzek (Praha, Czech Republic) for lending us material for this study.

 

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