Silpha obscura orientalis Brullé, 1832

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: 580-581

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

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scientific name

Silpha obscura orientalis Brullé, 1832
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Silpha obscura orientalis Brullé, 1832 

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Material examined. Turkey: Ankara: 1 spec., Nallıhan, Kavakköy village, 40°04'9.88"N / 30°59'51.87"E, 825 m, 05.IV.2014, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 1 spec., Kazan, Güvenç Village GoogleMaps  , 40°10'35"N / 32°43'20"E, 976 m, 02.IV.2016, Ü. Şahin leg. (MAZMGU); Antalya: 1 spec., Manavgat, S of Oymapınar village , 36°51'48.23"N / 31°30'49.10"E, 103 m, 25.V.2013, A. Hasbenli leg. (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Balıkesir: 2 males, Bandırma env., between Ocaklar and Turan , 40.4692°N / 027.7672°E, 330–420 m, 25.–30.IV.2011, S. Murzin leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; 1 male, 2 females, Ayvalık, ca. 39°19'N / 026°41'E, 20.VI.1992, I. Horská leg. (MTRC); Bolu: 1 male, Abant Nat. Park, ca. 40°35'N / 031°16'E, 13.VI.2001, M. Snížek leg. ( MSNC)GoogleMaps  ; Çanakkale: 1 male, 2 females  , Çanakkale env., 40.1160°N / 026.4399°E, 100 m, 16.–29.IV.2011, S. Murzin leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; Çorum: 1 male, Boğazkale, ca. 40°01'N / 034°37'E, 29.IV.1999, K. Orszulik leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; Denizli: 1 male, 1 female, Pammukale—Hierapolis, ca. 37°55.5'N 029°07.5'E, 25.–27.IV.2004, V. Hula leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; 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)  ; Eskişehir: 8 spec., Mihalgazi, Demirciler village , 40°0'56.71"N / 30°31'39.08"E, 198 m, 16.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Isparta: 1 female, Senirkent district , N of Barla Dağı, ca. 38°05'N / 030°42'E, 26.VI.2000, M. Snížek leg. ( MSNC)GoogleMaps  ; İstanbul: 1 spec., Arnavutköy, NE of Tayakadın village , 41°16'57.34"N / 28°44'55.05"E, 19 m, 19.IV.2014, A Hasbenli leg. (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Kars: 1 male, 3 females, Susuz env., Doyumlu, 40.8390°N / 033.0321°E, 1400 m, 24.–27.V.2011, J. Hron & S. Murzin leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; Konya: 2 males, 1 female, Beyşehir env., ca. 37°41'N / 031°43'E, 1.VII.2000, M. Snížek leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; 1 male, Akşehir env., Sultan Mountain range , ca. 38°20'N / 031°20'E, 26.VI.2000, M. Snížek leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; Kütahya: 1 male  , Kütahya, ca. 39°25'N / 029°59'E, 30.IV.1992, M. Kocian leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; Mersin: 1 male, Karadiken env., gaz station, ca. 37°00'N / 034°43'E, 9.V.2015, D. Sadílek leg. ( DSAP)GoogleMaps  ; Muğla: 2 spec., Fethiye, SW of Karaağaç village, 36°26'22.82"N / 29° 8'50.14"N, 595 m, 25.III.2015, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 1 spec., Bodrum, E of Dağbelen village   , 37°05'0.19"N / 27°21'54.57"E, 360 m, 12. IV.2015, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 3 spec., Marmaris, NE of Söğüt village GoogleMaps  , 36°40'59.04"N / 28° 7'21.30"E, 276 m, 19.II.2015, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); Muş: 1 male, 3 females, S of Muş, 38.7127°N / 041.4716°E, 1500–1650 m, 12.V.2011, J. Hron & S. Murzin leg. ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  ; Nevşehir: 1 female, Göreme, ca. 38°39'N / 034°50'E, 19.V.1999, K. Orszulik leg. ( KORC)GoogleMaps  ; Tekirdağ: 1 male, 10 km W of Malkara , ca. 40°54'N / 026°46'E, 1.V.2002, T. Růžička leg. ( TRUC)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution in Turkey. Artvin, İstanbul ( Schawaller 1980); İzmir, Manisa ( Tezcan and Háva 2001); Ankara, Antalya, İzmir, Kocaeli ( Açar 2008); Ankara ( Özdemir and Sert 2009); Çanakkale ( Sürgüt and Vural Varlı 2012); İzmir ( Tezcan et al. 2010); Balıkesir ( Ateş 2013).

Remarks. This subspecies is restricted to Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Romania and Turkey (Růžička 2015). Tezcan et al. (2010) treated S. orientalis Brullé, 1832  as valid species and the synonym S. multipunctata Frivaldszky von Frivald, 1845  as distinct taxa. Information on localities for these taxa is here listed under S. obscura orientalis  . In Turkey, S. obscura orientalis  has mostly been recorded from the coastal regions of the Aegean and Marmara Regions ( Fig. 43 View Figure ). Here reported for the first time from Bolu, Çorum, Denizli, Edirne, Eskişehir, Isparta, Kars, Konya, Kütahya, Mersin, Muğla, Muş, Nevşehir and Tekirdağ Provinces.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Silphidae

Genus

Silpha