FIRST RECORD OF THE PIT-PROP BEETLE HEXARTHRUM EXIGUUM (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) IN TURKEY


Cebeci H. H. , Hellrigl K., Whitehead P. F.

FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST, vol.94, no.3, pp.404-406, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 94 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1653/024.094.0304
  • Title of Journal : FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST
  • Page Numbers: pp.404-406

Abstract

The pit-prop beetle, Hexarthrum exiguum (Boheman), is reported for the first time from Turkey where a population was found colonizing skirting boards (baseboards) in Istanbul. The feeding of adults and larvae caused the skirting boards to disintegrate.