Nicrophorus germanicus ( Linnaeus, 1758 )

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: 565-566

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

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Nicrophorus germanicus ( Linnaeus, 1758 )
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Nicrophorus germanicus ( Linnaeus, 1758) 

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Material examined. Turkey: Ankara: 3 spec., Ayaş, W of İlyakut village, 40°04'31.80"N / 32°26'52.82"E, 1066 m, 03.VIII.2010, Mehmet Karadağ leg. (MAZMGU); 1 spec., Keçiören, S of Sarıbeyler village GoogleMaps  , 40°06'32.99"N / 32°46'24.88"E, 1264 m, 18.VI.2010, Mehmet Karadağ leg. (MAZMGU); Erzurum: 1 male, 2 females, 15 km SW of Erzurum, Palandöken Mts., Tekederesi village env.GoogleMaps  , 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); 2 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  ; Eskişehir: 1 spec., Alpu, Başören village , 39°57'0.74"N / 30°59'20.85"E, 1044 m, 15.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 6 spec.GoogleMaps  , same locality, 28.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 1 spec., 04.IX.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 3 spec., 15.XI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 5 spec., Mihalıçcık, between Güreş-Belen villagesGoogleMaps  , 39°54'6.88"N / 31°32'9.71"E, 1220 m, 13.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 3 spec., same locality, 25.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 3 spec., 11.VII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 5 spec., 10.VIII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 27 spec., Mihalıçcık, Lütfiye village GoogleMaps  , 39°54'3.45"N / 31°27'45.80"E, 1560 m, 14.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 3 spec., same locality, 26.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 13 spec., 12.VII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 1 spec., 15.XI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 16 spec., 11.VIII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 21 spec., Mihalıçcık, between Sorkun—Lütfiye villagesGoogleMaps  , 39°55'17.50"N / 31°25'15.52"E, 1413 m, 14.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 5 spec., same locality, 11.VIII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 2 spec., Mihalıçcık, between Gürleyik-Yalımkaya villagesGoogleMaps  , 39°59'40.51"N / 31°16'9.25"E, 1220 m, 14.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi & Ü. Şahin leg. (MAZMGU); 7 spec., Mihalıçcık, 6th km on road between Gürleyik—Yalımkaya villages, 39°59'50.80"N / 31°19'7.84"E, 1076 m, 26.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 3 spec., same locality, 12.VII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 4 spec., Mihalıçcık, Yeşilyurt village GoogleMaps  , 40° 1'3.61"N / 31°11'55.96"E, 1307 m, 26.VI.2012, D. Çiftçi & Ü. Şahin leg. (MAZMGU), 1 spec., same locality, 12.VII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 1 spec., Mihalıçcık, between Narlı-Sekiören villagesGoogleMaps  , 39°55'11.73"N / 31°42'55.28"E, 1100 m, 10.VIII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 1 spec., Mihalıçcık, road of Mihallıçcık-Hamidiye villages, 39°52'52.82"N / 31°33'31.53"E, 1360 m, 14.XI.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 8 spec., Tepebaşı, Bozdağ village GoogleMaps  , 39°55'1.82"N / 30°35'44.01"E, 1308 m, 05.IX.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU); 1 spec., Tepebaşı, road of Alpagut-Avlamış, 39°58'26.11"N / 30°28'4.94"E, 1005 m, 13.VII.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU), 1 spec., same locality, 05.IX.2012, D. Çiftçi leg. (MAZMGU).GoogleMaps 

Distribution in Turkey. Karaman, Konya, Çankırı ( Háva et al. 1998); Ankara, Niğde ( Açar 2008); Konya, Niğde, Çankırı, Erzurum, Kars ( Sikes & Venables 2013a, b); Eskişehir ( Altunsoy et al. 2017).

Remarks. Widely distributed Western Palaearctic species, known from Europe to northern Iran and Kazakhstan (Růžička 2015). Species prefers grassland ecosystems, with both chernozem and fluvisol soils in central Europe ( Jakubec & Růžička 2012, 2015) and is known from open habitats in southern Russia ( Pushkin 2015). Its distribution in Turkey is limited to records in a few provinces in Central Anatolia and Eastern Anatolia Regions ( Fig. 36 View Figure ).