Hawk moths (Lepidoptera : Sphingidae) of Turkey and their zoogeographical distribution


AKKUZU E., Ayberk H. , INAC S.

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY, vol.28, no.4, pp.723-730, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.723-730

Abstract

The family Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) has 63 species in the western Palaearctic Region of the world. Thirtyfour out of 63 species present in Turkey either permanently or temporarily, The subfamilies Smerinthinae, Sphinginae and Macroglossinae are consisted of 7, 4, and 23 species respectively. Ten out of 34 species were captured in the field. Available knowledge of Sphingidae of Turkey was evaluated and summarized with this study as well.