Levent Gültekin

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Larvae of Larinus fucatus Faust, 1891, L. capsulatus Gültekin, 2008, and Larinus sp. aff. leuzeae Fabre, 1870 are described for the first time. The larvae differ in the pattern on the head capsule, in the shape of the endocarinal line, and in the chaetotaxy of the epicranium, frons, and segments of the body, as well as in the presence or absence of(More)
The biology ofLixus bardanae (F.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on curly dock (Rumex crispus L.) in northeastern Anatolia (Bayburt, Erzurum and Kars Provinces), Turkey, was studied during the years 2000 and 2001.L. bardanae completes one generation in a year, overwintering as an adult. It feeds on leaves of the host plant. Females lay eggs individually into(More)
Otiorhynchus (Podonebistus) korotyaevi sp. n., (Proremus) karsavurani sp. n., and O. (Proremus) temeli sp. n. from northeastern Turkey are described. O. kirschi is transferred from the genus Simo (= Homorhythmus) to the genus Otiorhynchus (subgenus Proremus); O. madari, from the genus Cirrorhynchus to the genus Otiorhynchus (subgenus Motilacanus); and O.(More)
The distributional characteristics of Pimelia cursor Ménétries, 1832 (Tenebrionidae), Araxia mucronata Khnzorian, 1957, A. cristofaroi Gültekin et Borovec, 2008, and Ptochomorphus latiscrobs (Hochhuth, 1847) (Curculionidae: Entiminae: Sciaphilini) are considered. It is shown that the ranges of P. cursor, A. mucronata, and P. latiscrobs have similar(More)
The biology and host plant range of Lixus nordmanni Hochhuth were studied in the eastern part of Turkey. This weevil feeds and grows on Heracleum trachyloma Fisch. et C.A. Mey, Heracleum sosnowskyi Manden, Heracleum pastinacifolium C. Koch, H. platytaenium Boiss., Angelica sylvestris L. and Falcaria sp. of the family Apiaceae (=Umbellifera). In the early(More)
A new species, Larinus berti sp. n. is described from Morocco and assigned to subgenus Cryphopus Petri, 1907 (Curculionidae: Lixinae; Lixini). Diagnostic characters of the new species are large size, elongate-ovate body, bisulcate sub-quadrangular rostrum, triangularly raised dorsum of rostrum, flat subgena and submentum, Y-shaped apodeme of sternite VIII(More)
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