Nicrophorus investigator Zetterstedt, 1824

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: 569

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Nicrophorus investigator Zetterstedt, 1824 

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Material examined. Turkey: Antalya: 1 female, Akseki env., Irmasan Geçidi Mts. , ca. 37°06'N / 031°47'E, 26.V.1998, M. Snížek leg. ( MSNC)GoogleMaps  ; 1 male, Akseki env., Tekebeli Geçidi Mts. , 37°15'N / 041°46'E, 19.VI.1998, M. Snížek leg. ( MSNC)GoogleMaps  ; Ardahan: 1 spec., Hanak, SW of Alaçam village , 41°11'48.52"N / 42°46'53.72"E, 1987 m, 18.VIII.2014, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU)GoogleMaps  ; Artvin: 4 males, 3 females, 12 km E Şavşat, Çam pass, 41°12.0'N / 042°30.6'E, 2450–2485 m, 2.–9.VII.2004, Jiří Hájek & Jan Růžička leg., steppe and pasture on N slope, baited pitfall traps (fish meat) with ethylene glycol ( JRUC)GoogleMaps  .

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

Remarks. Widely distributed Holarctic species (Růžička 2015). In central Europe, usually found in forested habitats, only rarely in open habitats ( Růžička 1994; Jakubec & Růžička 2012, 2015). In Turkey, known from the Mediterranean, Black Sea and the north of Eastern Anatolia Regions ( Fig. 29 View Figure ). Here we provide the first records from Antalya, Ardahan and Artvin Provinces.