Contribution to the knowledge of the butterfly fauna of Erzincan Province (North East Turkey) with their Red list status analysis (Insecta: Lepidoptera)

Seven S., Demirsoy A.

SHILAP-REVISTA DE LEPIDOPTEROLOGIA, vol.42, no.168, pp.531-543, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 168
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.531-543
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, a collection of butterflies from Kemaliye, Erzincan province, Turkey madein 2005 and 2007 is investigated. 141 species belonging to 7 families and 67 genera were recorded. Among these, 13 taxa are new records for the province of Erzincan. Eight species are endemic to Turkey. (Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) wagneri, Sublysandra cornelia, Glaucopsyche astraea, Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) antidolus, Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) actis, Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) menalcas, Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) poseidon, Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) hopfferi. Threatened species are given below: (RA) Colias chlorocoma; (EN) Cigaritis cilissa; (LC) Hyponephele wagneri, Parnassius (Parnassius) apollo, Parnassius (Driopa) mnemosyne, Papilio (Papilio.) alexanon Archon apollinus, Zerynthia deyrollei, Anthocharis gruneri armeniaca, Pieris (Artogeia) buoniae, Glaucopsyche (Iolana) lessei.