Ambrosia beetles, hosts and distribution in Turkey with a study on the species of Istanbul province


Cebeci H. H. , Ayberk H.

AFRICAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, vol.5, no.10, pp.1055-1059, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5897/ajar09.611
  • Journal Name: AFRICAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1055-1059
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Ambrosia beetles were investigated in Istanbul province. Trap logs were used to collect the insects. In total, 4 insect species, Xyleborus dispar, Xyleborinus saxeseni, Trypodendron lineatum and Trypodendron signatum were identified in 2008. Up to date, 12 ambrosia beetles were recorded in Turkey. The faunal composition, host plants and geographical distribution of the species were discussed.