Descriptions of two new species of click-beetle (Coleoptera : Elateridae) from Turkey

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Platia G., Kabalak M., Sert O.

ZOOTAXA, no.1415, pp.43-47, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/zootaxa.1415.1.5
  • Journal Name: ZOOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-47
  • Keywords: Coleoptera, Elateridae, Ampedus, Athous, Turkey, new species
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, two new species of click-beetles, Ampedus turcicus n. sp. and Athous (Orthathous) demirsoyi n. sp., are described from Turkey. The morphologies of these new species and their genital organs are described, photographs of each species and character details are provided, and distribution maps are given.