Erol Yildirim

Erol Yildirim
Ataturk University · Department of Plant Protection

Prof. Dr.
Economic Entomology; Management Methods of Pests and Pesticides; Faunistical and Systematical Studies on Insects

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Introduction
Economic Entomology; Urban Entomology; Management Methods of Pests and Pesticides; Ecological, Faunistical and Systematical Studies on Chrysididae, Tiphiidae, Sapygidae, Mutillidae, Pompilidae, Bradynobaenidae, Vespidae, Ampulicidae, Sphecidae, Crabronidae, Gasteruptiidae, Stephanidae, Evaniidae and Leucospidae (Hymenoptera)
Additional affiliations
December 2001 - August 2002
The Ohio State University
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Department of Entomology, Wooster– Ohio/USA
March 1988 - present
Ataturk University
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Entomology: Economic Entomology; Urban Entomology; Management Methods of Pests and Pesticides; Ecological, Faunistical and Systematical Studies on Chrysididae, Tiphiidae, Sapygidae, Mutillidae, Pompilidae, Bradynobaenidae, Vespidae, Ampulicidae, Sphecidae, Crabronidae, Gasteruptiidae, Stephanidae, Evaniidae and Leucospidae (Hymenoptera)

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Publications (198)
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A current classification of Spheciformes in Turkey is provided. It is based on records present in the literatüre in Turkey. In this study, 629 species and 25 subspecies in 80 genera belonging to 10 families of Spheciformes are listed: Nine species of three genera belonging to Ammoplanidae, four species of two genera belonging to Ampulicidae, 21 spe...
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A new chalcid wasp species, Brachymeria zelihae is described from Bingöl province in eastern Türkiye. Description, diagnosis, recognition and photographs of morphological features are given. http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7BC5684A-CEF1-494D-B4DE-565AEF2D14AD
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This study is based upon material of Anthocoridae, Miridae, Lygaeidae, Reduviidae and Tingidae collected from different localities in Iğdır between 2013 and 2018. In this study, five species belonged to four genera from family Anthocoridae, eight species of seven genera from family Miridae, 10 species of eight genera from family Lygaeidae, one spec...
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This study is based on the material of darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae) collected from different localities of Turkey between 1966 and 2020 and deposited in Biodiversity Science Museum, Atatürk University (Erzurum, Turkey). In total, 80 species and subspecies of the family Tenebrionidae were listed. The following five species are recorded for Turke...
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In the study which was conducted in Bingöl, Diyarbakır and Muş provinces of Turkey between 2016-2022, 12 species in eight genera from families Sphecidae and Mutillidae were identified. These species are: Ammophila hungarica Mocsary, 1883, Hoplammophila clypeata (Mocsáry, 1883), Podalonia fera (Lepeletier de Saint Fargeau, 1845), Podalonia hirsuta (...
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A checklist of family Bembicidae from Tunisia is compiled based on data available in the literature, new material collected from different localities in Tunisia between 2017 and 2019, and some specimens hosted in the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. As a result, 49 species and two subspecies in 16 genera of the family Bembicidae...
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Celonites ivanovi sp. nov. is described as a new species from Dagestan where it has been recorded from dry habitats in a small area on the northern side of the Greater Caucasus. Celonites cagrii sp. nov. is described from Erzurum Province in east Turkey. As in other members of the C. cyprius-group, the females of both species were observed to visit...
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This study is based on the material of the families Pompilidae, Mutillidae, Sapygidae and Tiphiidae collected from different localities from Turkey between 2004-2020. In study, 14 genera and 28 species in three subfamilies of the family Pompilidae; one genus and one species of the family Mutillidae; one genus and two species of the family Sapygidae...
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Agenioideus (Mimochares) karsensis sp. nov. (female), Priocnemis (Umbripennis) diyarbakirensis sp. nov. (females and a male) and Priocnemis (Umbripennis) bingolensis sp. nov. (female) are described from eastern Turkey.
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The aim of this study was to determine the apple trees pests and beneficial Arthropoda species on the apple trees in Gülnar (Mersin) during the spring, summer and autumn of 2014-2015. In the this study, 26 pests and 13 beneficial Arthropoda species were revealed. Of these, Panonychus ulmi (Koch, 1836), Aphis pomi DeGeer, 1773, Eriosoma lanigerum (H...
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Ten species of Philanthini and Pseudoscoliini documented from Tunisia are presented in an annotated list. Among them, Philanthinus integer (de Beaumont, 1949) is a new record for Tunisian insect fauna. The genus Philantinusde Beaumont, 1949 is recorded for the first time from Tunisia. New provincial records are reported for all identified species e...
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This faunistic and economic entomology study was conducted in Western Turkey in 2016 using two different types of fermented bait traps: fig bait traps and wine bait traps. As a result of the study, a total of nine species, seven from Vespidae family and two from Apidae family, were caught. When the samples caught were evaluated according to the typ...
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An updated checklist of the wasp family Crabronidae in Turkey is provided. It is based on records present in the literature and on newly identified specimens collected in Turkey. In this study, 537 species and 16 subspecies in 65 genera are listed. Among them, five species, namely Dryudella esterinae Pagliano, 2001, Nysson mimulus Valkeila, 1964, C...
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Nous registres de fauna de Crabronidae (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) de Tunísia L’objectiu d’aquest treball és contribuir al coneixement de la fauna de Crabronidae present a Tunísia a partir d’espècimens recol·lectats entre els anys 2017–2019. Es van identificar 33 espècies i subespècies pertanyents a 14 gèneres de tres subfamílies: Astatinae, Crabronina...
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This study is based on the material of the genus Tachysphex Kohl, 1883 (Crabronidae: Hymenoptera) collected from different localities of Tunusia between 2017 and 2019. In this study, a total of 38 species and subspecies are recorded. Among them, Tachysphex mauretanus Puławski, 1971 and T. sericans gracilis Puławski, 1971 are new records for Tunisia...
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This study is based on material Leucospidae, Sapygidae and Vespidae specimens collected from Bingöl, Diyarbakır and Muş provinces of Turkey between 2016 and 2020. Two species from one genus of Leucospidae, three species from two genera of Sapygidae and 43 species from 18 genera in four subfamilies of Vespidae are recorded. In total, 48 species belo...
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The male of Parapsammophila errabunda (Kohl, 1901) is described for the first time and illustrated by digital photographs. Some ecological notes of species are included.
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A new tenebrionid species Ceratanisus diyarbakiricus sp. n. (Pimeliinae: Ceratanisini) is described from southeastern Anatolia. This is the most eastern representative of the mucoreus species-group. The species is similar to C. mucoreus (Waltl, 1838) from the Aegean region and C. purcharti Nabozhenko et al., 2016 from Taurus mountains. New distribu...
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The first checklist of Sphecidae of Tunisia is established. It is based on literature, on examination of Tunisian specimens present in the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France), and on specimens recently collected in Tunisia. Fifty-three species and subspecies belonging to 10 genera, 3 tribes and 4 subfamilies are listed. Three speci...
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Crabronid wasp Lindenius abditus Kohl, 1898 is recorded for the first time from Turkey. Recorded species are described and taxonomically important morphological characters are photographed.
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Based on newly collected materials from different localities in Tunisia between 2017 and 2018, a first contribution to knowledge of Tunisian Crabronidae fauna is established. As result, 1 species from 1 genus of Astatinae, 18 species from 9 genera of Crabroninae and 3 species from 2 genera of Pemphredoninae are identified. In total, 22 species belo...
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In this study, based on data published on literature and newly collected specimens, the list of Crabronid wasps which are considered as important element for the management and monitoring of biodiversity in ecosystems, in Tozeur Province (Southern Tunisia) was established and new species were recorded for the first time. A total of 37 species belon...
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Faunistic and systematic studies on Miridae of Turkey are reviewed and the distribution and biogeography of the Turkish Miridae fauna is analyzed. In this study, two species in one genus of Bryocorinae, eight species in two genera of Deraeocorinae, 62 species in 30 genera of Mirinae, 18 species in 12 genera of Orthotylinae and 32 species in 20 gene...
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This study presents the first extensive distributional checklist of all the species of Lucanidae (Coleoptera) recorded from Turkey. A total of 13 species and 4 subspecies belonging to 4 genera of Lucanidae are listed from Turkey. New locality records, distributional records and ecological data are given. Because of reduced populations, some of thes...
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Faunistic and systematic studies on Miridae of Turkey are reviewed and the distributionand biogeography of the Turkish Miridae fauna is analyzed. In this study, two species inone genus of Bryocorinae, eight species in two genera of Deraeocorinae, 62 species in 30genera of Mirinae, 18 species in 12 genera of Orthotylinae and 32 species in 20 genera...
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This study is based upon material from subfamilies Silphinae and Nicrophorinae of the family Silphidae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1968 and 2016. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of 8 species and subspecies from 5 genus of Silphinae and 5 species and subspecies from 1 genera of Nicrophorinae. In total, 13...
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Overview of the Distribution and Biogeography of Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Turkey
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This investigation is based on material of the Crabronidae, Evaniidae, Ichneumonidae, Leucospidae, Mutillidae, Pompilidae, Sapygidae, Sphecidae, Tiphiidae and Vespidae (Hymenoptera: Apocrita) collected from different localities of Turkey between 1952-2018. In this study, 92 species and subspecies from 63 genera of 10 families are presented along wi...
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This study is based upon material from Megalodontesidae, Argidae, Cimbicidae, Cephidae and Tenthredinidae collected from Bingöl and Diyarbakır provinces of Turkey between 2016 and 2018. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of two species from one genera of Megalodontesidae, eight species from two genera of Argidae, two species from one...
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Records of Scarabaeidae belonging to Dynastinae, Rutelinae and Melolonthinae are recorded, based on specimens collected from different localities of Turkey between 1965 and 2014, mostly in the range 2009-2014. The paper gives original records for eight species and subspecies from four genera of Dynastinae, 18 species and subspecies from six genera...
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This study is based upon material from families Geotrupidae, Trogidae and Hybosoridae of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea collected from different localities of Turkey between 1974 and 2014. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of six species from three genera of Geotrupidae, one species from one genus of Trogidae and one species from one...
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This study was conducted in the Erzurum province of Turkey during 2009–2014. The species Criocoris crassicornis (Hahn, 1834), Europiella artemisiae (Becker, 1864), and Paredrocoris pectoralis Reuter, 1878 were recorded for the first time from Turkey. The important taxonomic characters are described and photographs or illustrations are provided.
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This study is based upon material from Glaphyridae and Cetoniinae (Scarabaeidae) of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea collected from different localities of Turkey between 1966 and 2016. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of 23 species and subspecies from 3 genera of Glaphyridae and 32 species and subspecies from 8 genera of Cetoniinae....
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This study is based upon material from subfamilies Dendrophilinae and Saprininae of the family Histeridae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1971 and 2016. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of 1 species from 1 genus of Dendrophilinae and 16 species and subspecies from 5 genera of Saprininae. In total, 17 species a...
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This study is based upon material from subfamilies Aphodiinae and Scarabaeinae of the family Scarabaeidae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1966 and 2013. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of 20 species and subspecies from 14 genera of Aphodiinae and 36 species and subspecies from 12 genera of Scarabaeinae. In to...
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This study was conducted in Erzurum Province during the seasons of spring, summer, and autumn of 2007–2014. The genus Hoplomachus and species Hoplomachus thunbergii (Fallen, 1807) are recorded for the first time from Turkey. The important taxonomic characters are described and illustrations are provided. In addition, distributional data of the spec...
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This study is based on the material of the some families of Hymenoptera collected from Muğla province of Turkey in 2008-2009. In this study, 28 species and subspecies in 12 families of Hymenoptera have been listed. Among them: 17 species and subspecies are newly recorded for Muğla province of Turkey. Separately, Vespa orientalis Linnaeus, 1771, Ves...
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Insecticidal activities of methanol and water extracts, obtained from in vitro propagation of Ceratophyllum demersum L. on maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) were laboratory studied. In vitro whole plant regeneration was obtained from nodal explants of C. demersum cultured on liquid Murashige and Skoog medium (...
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In this study, the family Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) species on some plants was investigated in Erzurum province of Turkey during 2011-2014. Totally, 90 species from Miridae family were determined belonging to five subfamilies and 45 genera. Prefered host plants species by Miridae species were given in this work. As a result, it has been reve...
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This study is based on material of the genus Orthops Fieber 1858 collected from different localities in Turkey between 1983 and 2014, mostly 2006-2014. In the genus Orthops Fieber, 1858, six species are known from Turkey, including Orthops (Montanorthops) forelii Fieber, 1858, O. (M.) montanus (Schilling, 1838), O. (Orthops) basalis (A. Costa, 1853...
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The current knowledge of 13 hymenopterous families: Chrysididae, Sapygidae, Mutillidae, Bradynobaenidae, Vespidae, Ampulicidae, Sphecidae, Crabronidae, Pompilidae, Tiphiidae, Evaniidae, Gasteruptiidae and Stephanidae fauna of Turkey were evaluated. Currently 370 species and 42 subspecies in 22 genera of Chrysididae; 15 species in six genera of Sapy...
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Insecticidal activities of methanol and water extracts obtained from in vitro propagated of Ceratophyllum demersum L., were tested on adults of the granary weevil Sitophilus granarius L.. In vitro shoot regeneration was achieved from shoot tip explants of C. demersum cultured on liquid Murashige and Skoog (MS) media containing various combinations...
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This study is based upon material of subfamily Phylinae from family Miridae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1978 and 2014, mostly 2006-2014. In this study, 32 species from 20 genera of Phylinae species were determined. Among them, Chlamydatus (Euattus) pullus (Reuter 1870), Megalocoleus molliculus (Fallén 1807), Oncotylus (Onc...
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This study is based upon material of tribe Mirini from subfamily Mirinae of the family Miridae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1966 and 2014, mostly 2006-2014. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of 32 species from 18 genera of Mirini are recorded from Turkey.
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This study is based upon material of the subfamilies Bryocorinae and Deraeocorinae of family Miridae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1972 and 2014, mostly 2006-2014. The study resulted in recording for Turkish fauna of two species from one genera of Bryocorinae and eight species from two genera of Deraeocorinae are recorded fr...
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This study was carried out to determine the insect pests on woody plants in the Campus of Atatürk University Erzurum, Turkey in 2012 and 2013. In this study, 47 insect pests species of 23 families belonging to 4 orders of the class Insecta are recorded. Among them; Cryptomyzus ribis (Linnaeus, 1758), Chionaspis salicis (Linnaeus, 1758), Lepidosaphe...
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This study is based on the material of the families Pompilidae and Mutillidae collected from different localities of Turkey in 1990-2014. In this study, 70 species and subspecies in 21 genera of the family Pompilidae and 38 species and subspecies in 18 genera of the family Mutillidae are listed. Among them: Deuteragenia variegata erythropa (Kohl, 1...
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A faunistinc account of the Turkish Ampulicidae, Crabronidae and Sphecidae is provided. The faunistic list includes data about 276 species and subspecies in 58 genera. Erroneous publication date for two species is corrected regarding the date of their first description: Dolichurus corniculus (Spinola, 1807) and Nysson decemmaculatus (Spinola, 1807)...
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Insecticidal activities of extracts of three lichen species on Sitophilus granarius (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Plant Protect. Sci., 51: 155–161. Four different concentrations of extracts obtained from three lichen species (Lecanora muralis (Schreb.) Rabenh., Letharia vulpina (L.) Hue, and Peltigera rufescens (Weiss) Humb) were tested against...
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This study is based upon material of the family Cydnidae collected from different localities in Turkey between 1980 and 2012. A total of 13 species of 7 genera belonging to 2 subfamilies, Cydninae and Sehrinae, of the family Cydnidae were recorded from Turkey. Among them, Cydnus aterrimus (Forster, 1771), Macroscytus brunneus (Fabricius, 1803), Can...
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Faunistic studies on Vespidae from Turkey are reviewed and the distribution and biogeography of the Turkish vespid fauna are analyzed. A total of 298 species and subspecies belonging to 53 genera of the subfamilies Vespinae, Polistinae, Eumeninae and Masarinae have been recorded from Turkey. Species composition, diversity and proportion of endemism...
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This study is based upon material of the family Vespidae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1999 and 2014, and the other related studies on the Vespidae in Turkey were reviewed. Tropidodynerus flavus (LEPELETIER, 1841) is new records for Turkish fauna. Including the new taxa determined in this study a total of 301 species and sub...
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Onychopterocheilus sarikamisensis sp. n. is described and illustrated from eastern Turkey. The species is related to O. hellenicus (Morawitz, 1885) but differs by the shape of the clypeus and antennae, and by the pale colouration of the maculations.http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A3E75353-EC16-458F-908FAB9240E8016B
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This study is based upon material of the family Ichneumonidae collected from Erzurum and Tunceli provinces of Turkey between 2011 and 2012. 64 species in 49 genera of the family Ichneumonidae were recorded. Among them, Alloplasta tomentosa (Gravenhorst, 1829), Lissonota (Lissonota) accusator (Fabricius, 1793), Dusona nidulator (Fabricius, 1804), Ol...
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This study is based on material of the family Scutelleridae collected from different localities in Turkey between 1969 and 2013. In this study, 13 species of 7 genera belonging to 4 subfamilies (Eurygasterinae, Elvisurinae, Odontoscelinae, Odontotarsinae) from the family Scutelleridae were recorded from Turkey. Among them, Eurygaster integriceps Pu...
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Reçu le 23 avril 2012, accepté le 14 août 2013 Les études faunistiques sur les Sphecidae de Turquie ont été passées en revue. La distribution et la biogéographie de la faune sphécidée turque a été analysée. Un total de 61 espèces et 5 sous-espèces appartenant à 12 genres de la sous-familles Sceliphrinae, Sphecinae et Ammophilinae ont été enregistré...
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Faunistic and systematic studies on Crabronidae of Turkey are reviewed and the distribution and biogeography of the Turkish Crabronid wasp fauna is analyzed. In this study, 21 species and subspecies of 2 genera of Astatinae, 122 species and subspecies of 19 genera of Bembicinae, 72 species and subspecies of 3 genera of Philanthinae, 61 species and...
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Efficiency on Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) of Low Spinosad Doses Insecticide of which active ingredient is spinosad, is firstly proposed against to Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say)) in integrated pest management that is the most important pest of potato plant in the world. Spinosad, a neurotoxic insecticide, is produced by...
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This study is based upon material of the family Dermestidae collected from different localities in Turkey between 1965 and 2012. The study resulted in the recording for the Turkish fauna of 28 species of 6 genera belonging to 3 subfamilies (Attageninae, Dermestinae, Megatominae) within the family Dermestidae. Among them, Attagenus unicolor unicolor...
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Extracts of the three lichen species; Lecanora muralis (Schreb.) Rabenh., Letharia vulpina (L.) Hue and Peltigera rufescens (Weiss) Humb. were tested against the 4 th larval instar and adults of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Results showed that the three extracts had insecticidal effects on l...
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This study is based upon material of families Anthocoridae, Lyctocoridae, Nabidae, Reduviidae and Tingidae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1968 and 2012. In this study, 8 species and 4 genera to Anthocoridae, 1 species and 1 genus to Lyctocoridae, 6 species and 2 genera to Nabidae, 11 species and 6 genera to Reduviidae and 20...
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Twenty eight monoterpenes including monoterpene hydrocarbons and oxygenated monoterpenes (borneol, borynl acetate, camphene, camphor, 3-carene, carvone, 1,8-cineole, citronellal, β-citronellene, β-citronellol, dihydrocarvone, fenchol, fenchone, geranyl acetate, isomenthol, limonene, limonene oxide, linalool, linalyl acetate, menthol, menthone, myrc...
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Essential oils obtained from fifteen different plant species (Achillea biserrata M. Bieb., Achillea coarctata Poir., Achillea gypsicola Hub-Mor., Achillea wilhemsii C. Koch, Artemisia santonicum L., Hypericum perforatum L., Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam., Origanum acutidens (Hand.-Mazz), Origanum onites L., Origanum rotundifolium L., Origanum syri...
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This study is based upon material of subfamily Alleculinae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1965 and 2012. A total of 15 species and subspecies belonging to four genera (Cteniopus, Megischia, Omophlus, Podonta) within the subfamily Alleculinae were recorded from Turkey. Among them, Omophlus caucasicus caucasicus KIRSH 1869, Omo...
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This study is based upon material of families Gerridae, Alydidae, Coreidae, Rhopalidae, Stenocephalidae, Piesmatidae, Saldidae, Corixidae, Belostomatidae, Nepidae and Notonectidae collected from different localities of Turkey between 1978 and 2012. In this study, 4 species of 2 genera from Gerridae, 3 species of 2 genera from Alydidae, 14 species o...
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Insects engage in symbiotic associations with a large diversity of beneficial microorganisms. While the majority of well-studied symbioses have a nutritional basis, several cases are known in which bacteria protect their host from pathogen infestation. Solitary wasps of the genera Philanthus and Trachypus (beewolves; Hymenoptera, Crabronidae) culti...
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Four different concentrations of extracts, obtained from the two lichen species (Cladonia foliacea (Huds.) Willd. and Flavoparmelia caperata (L.) Hale), were tested against the grain weevil, Sitophilus granaries (L.) under laboratory conditions. Mortality rate of adults was determined at 24, 48, and 96 h Obtained results showed that the extracts of...