Yıl 2018, Cilt 31, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 1007 - 1020 2018-12-01

Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records

Mehmet Kürşat SAHIN [1] , Murat AFSAR [2]

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The present study investigated the reptilian fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey. Reptile species were identified from collections made during field studies or recorded in literature, with some new locality records obtained. Field studies were undertaken over two consecutive years (2016 and 2017). Two lacertid species, one skink species, two colubrid species and one viper species were officially recorded for the first time or their information was updated. In addition to species locality records, chorotypical and habitat selection were also assessed and the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species criteria included. Data on the distribution and locality information for each taxon is also provided. Our findings demonstrate that Amasya might be an ecotone zone between the Mediterranean, Caucasian, and European ecosystems. Although there are some concerns for the sustainable dynamics of reptilian fauna, relatively rich and different European nature information system habitat types provide basic survival conditions for reptilian fauna in the province.

Reptilia, Viper, Reptilia, Fauna, Chorotype, Eunis
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Birincil Dil en
Konular Mühendislik
Dergi Bölümü Biology
Yazarlar

Yazar: Mehmet Kürşat SAHIN (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: HACETTEPE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Murat AFSAR
Kurum: KARAMANOĞLU MEHMETBEY ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { gujs378739, journal = {Gazi University Journal of Science}, issn = {}, eissn = {2147-1762}, address = {Gazi Üniversitesi}, year = {2018}, volume = {31}, pages = {1007 - 1020}, doi = {}, title = {Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records}, key = {cite}, author = {AFSAR, Murat and SAHIN, Mehmet Kürşat} }
APA SAHIN, M , AFSAR, M . (2018). Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records. Gazi University Journal of Science, 31 (4), 1007-1020. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/gujs/issue/40684/378739
MLA SAHIN, M , AFSAR, M . "Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records". Gazi University Journal of Science 31 (2018): 1007-1020 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/gujs/issue/40684/378739>
Chicago SAHIN, M , AFSAR, M . "Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records". Gazi University Journal of Science 31 (2018): 1007-1020
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ISNAD SAHIN, Mehmet Kürşat , AFSAR, Murat . "Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records". Gazi University Journal of Science 31 / 4 (Aralık 2018): 1007-1020.