, Volume 31, Issue 5, pp 442–445 | Cite as

A survey of the Eriococcidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Ankara Province, Turkey

  • S. Ülgentürk
  • M. B. Kaydan
  • S. Toros
  • M. O. Gürkan


The Coccoidea of cultivated and non-cultivated areas of Ankara Province, in central Anatolia, Turkey, were surveyed between 1999 and 2001. Eleven species of Eriococcidae were collected, of which nine are new records for Turkey:Acanthococcus greeni Newstead,A. micracanthus Danzig,A. munroi Boratynski,A. roboris (Goux),A. zernae Tereznikova,Rhizococcus cingulatus (Kiritchenko),R. cynodontis (Kiritchenko),R. herbaceus Danzig andR. pseudinsignis (Green).


Faunal survey Eriococcidae Acanthococcus Gossyparia Rhizococcus Ankara Turkey new records 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ülgentürk
    • 1
  • M. B. Kaydan
    • 1
  • S. Toros
    • 1
  • M. O. Gürkan
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Agriculture, Plant Protection DepartmentAnkara UniversityDışkapı, AnkaraTurkey

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