Nicrophorus vestigator Herschel, 1807

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: 573-574

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

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Nicrophorus vestigator Herschel, 1807
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Nicrophorus vestigator Herschel, 1807 

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Material examined. Turkey: Ankara: 2 spec., Nallıhan, between Osmanköy—Yenice villages, 40°4'9.29"N / 30°54'49.70"E, 570 m, 27.VI.2012GoogleMaps  , Mehmet Karadağ leg. (MAZMGU); Eskişehir: 1 spec., Mihalıçcık, Korucu village , 39°50'24.96"N / 31°21'32.17"E, 1016 m, 15.VI.2012GoogleMaps  , D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 2 spec., Tepebaşı, Bozdağ village , 39°55'1.82"N / 30°35'44.01"E, 1308 m, 16.VI.2012GoogleMaps  , D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 2 spec., same localityGoogleMaps  , 28.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 10 spec., same localityGoogleMaps  , 13.VII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 4 spec., same localityGoogleMaps  , 05.IX.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 1 spec., same localityGoogleMaps  , 16.XI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 5 spec., Tepebaşı, road between Alpagut—Avlamış villages, 39°58'26.11"N / 30°28'4.94"E, 1005 m, 13.VII.2012 D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 4 spec., same localityGoogleMaps  , 13.VII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 2 spec., same localityGoogleMaps  , 12.VIII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 5 spec., Tepebaşı, between Tekeciler—Atalantekke villages, 39°57'42.19"N / 30°30'32.30"E, 970 m, 13.VIII.2012GoogleMaps  , D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 3 spec., same localityGoogleMaps  , 05.IX.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU).

Distribution in Turkey. Bolu ( Háva et al. 1998); Mersin ( Açar 2008); Bolu, Malatya ( Sikes & Venables 2013a, b); Eskişehir ( Altunsoy et al. 2017).

Remarks. Widely distributed Western Palaearctic species, known from Europe to Eastern Siberia (Růžička 2015). This species prefers open habitats in southern Russia ( Pushkin 2015). In Turkey, scattered records are known from one or two provinces in the Mediterranean, Eastern Anatolia and Central Anatolia Regions ( Fig. 34 View Figure ). Here we report the first record from Ankara Province.