Thanatophilus sinuatus ( Fabricius, 1775 )

Çiftçi, Derya, Růžička, Jan, Hasbenli, Abdullah & Şahin, Ülfet, 2018, The large carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae) of Turkey: a review with a new species record, Zootaxa 4441 (3), pp. 555-591: 584

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4441.3.10

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Thanatophilus sinuatus ( Fabricius, 1775 )
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Thanatophilus sinuatus ( Fabricius, 1775) 

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Material Examined. Turkey: Edirne: 1 male  , Edirne env., 41°3728'N / 028°37'E, 225 m, 16.VI.2001, M. Fikáček, J. Hájek & J. Straka leg., flooded meadow, drain ( JRUC)  ; Erzurum: 3 males, 2 females, 15 km SW Erzurum, Palandöken Mts., Tekederesi village env., 39°48.8'N / 041°09.0'E, 1965 m, 26.VI.–13.VII.2004, Jiří Hájek & Jan Růžička leg., steppe near spring on N slope, baited pitfall traps (fish meat) with ethylene glycol ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; 20 males, 23 females, same locality, 2230 m, 26.VI.–13.VII.2004, 39°47.6'N / 041°09.7'E, Jiří Hájek & Jan Růžička leg., steppe and meadow near spring, baited pitfall traps (fish meat) with ethylene glycol ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; 1 male, 15 km W Erzurum, 39°52'N / 041°07'E, 1950 m, 1.VII.2001, M. Fikáček, J. Hájek & J. Straka leg., pools ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; Eskişehir: 3 spec., Alpu, Başören village, 39°57'0.74"N / 30°59'20.85"E, 1044 m, 28.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 1 spec., Tepebaşı, between Tekeciler –Atalantekke villages, 39°57'42.19"N / 30°30'32.30"E, 970 m, 13.VIII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Giresun: 1 male, Dereli, Yavuzkemal env., ca. 40°40'N / 038°19'E, 1300 m, 3.VII.1998, S. Benedikt leg. ( VBEC)GoogleMaps  ; Hatay: 1 male, Asi Nehri River Valley , Karaçay, ca. 36°08'N / 036°05'E, 7.V.2005, K. Orszulik leg. ( KORC)GoogleMaps  ; İstanbul: 3 spec., Arnavutköy, SE of Tayakadın village , 120 m, 41°15'17.00"N / 28°41'47.52"E, 26.VI.2014, A. Hasbenli leg. (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Siirt: 14 spec.  , Siirt, Campus of Siirt University , 37°58'42"N / 41°50'45"E, 587 m, 10.III.2016, D. Çiftçi (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Sivas: 4 spec., İmranlı, SE of Yaylacık village , 39°52'0.07"N / 38° 5'13.99"E, 1637 m, 10.VI.2011, A. Hasbenli leg. (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Van: 2 females, Muradiye, Ovapınar village, 38°55.9'N / 043°39.3'E, 1650 m, 8.VII.2007, Jan Růžička leg., baited pitfall traps (fish meat and cheese), wetland on the bank of Van lake , warm weather with heavy rain ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution in Turkey. Bolu, Ankara, İstanbul ( Schawaller 1981); Trabzon, Erzurum, Artvin, Van ( Háva et al. 1998); İzmir ( Tezcan and Háva 2001; Tezcan et al. 2010); Antalya, Niğde ( Açar 2008); Ankara ( Özdemir and Sert 2009); Edirne ( Bana and Beyarslan 2012); Eskişehir ( Altunsoy et al. 2017).

Remarks. Widely distributed Transpalaearctic species, known from Europe to Japan (Růžička 2015). Háva et al. (1998) located İspir in Van for this species. Distribution data is corrected to include Erzurum rather than Van. Widely distributed throughout Turkey ( Fig. 47 View Figure ). Here reported for the first time from Giresun, Hatay, Siirt and Sivas Provinces.