New collection records of Perileptus areolatus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the Amanos Mountains of Turkey


  • Sakine Serap Avgin Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Faculty of Education, Division of Science Education, Avşar Campus, 46100 Kahramanmaraş, Turkey


Amanos Mountains, Anatolian Diagonal Bembidion, syrio-exemial faunal elements, Trechus


Specimens from Perileptus Schaum, 1860 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) were collected from the Amanos Mountains of Turkey, and this genus was redescribed. Descriptions of Perileptus species are presented herein with zoogeographic, biological, and ecological observations. This is the first detailed study of Turkish Perileptus, and it provides the first records and information on Perileptus from the Amanos Mountains.


Se redescribe de Perileptus Schaum, 1860 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) con especímenes recolectados de las Montañas Amanos en Turquía. Se presentan descripciones de las especies Perileptus con observaciones zoogeográficas, biológicas y ecológicas. Este es el primer estudio detallado de los Perileptus de Turquía y se provee los primeros datos e información sobre Perileptus de las Montañas Amanos.


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