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Year 2018, Volume 31, Issue 4, 1007 - 1020, 01.12.2018

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

Year 2018, Volume 31, Issue 4, 1007 - 1020, 01.12.2018

Abstract

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.

References

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  • [2] Uetz, P., http://www.reptile-database.org/db-info/diversity.html, updated: (2015).
  • [3] Başoğlu, M. & Baran, İ., “Türkiye Sürüngenleri Kısım I: Kaplumbağa ve Kertenkeleler”, İlker Matbaası, İzmir, (1977).
  • [4] Başoğlu, M. & Baran, İ., “Türkiye Sürüngenleri Kısım II: Yılanlar”, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir, (1998),
  • [5] Baran, İ., Ilgaz, Ç., Avcı, A., Kumlutaş, Y., Olgun, K., “Türkiye Amfibi ve Sürüngenleri”, TÜBİTAK Popüler Bilim Kitapları, (2012).
  • [6] Sindaco, R., Venchi, A., Carpaneto, G.M., Bologna, M.A., “The reptiles of Anatolia: a checklist and zoogeographical analysis”. Biogeographia, 21, 441-554, (2000).
  • [7] Gasc J. P., Cabela A., Crnobrnja-Isailovic J., Dolmen D., Grossenbacher K., Haffner P., Lescure J., Martens H., Martínez Rica J.P., Maurin H., Oliveira M.E., Sofianidou T.S., Veith M. & Zuiderwijk A., “Atlas of Amphibians and Reptiles in Europe”. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 29, Societas Europaea Herpetologica, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle & Service du Petrimone Naturel. Paris. (1997).
  • [8] Baran, İ., Yılmaz, İ., Kete, R., Kumlutaş, Y., Durmuş, H., “Batı ve Orta Karadeniz Bölgesinin Herpetofaunası”, Turk J Zoology, (16), 275 – 288, (1992).
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Primary Language English
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Biology
Authors

Mehmet Kürşat SAHIN> (Primary Author)
HACETTEPE ÜNİVERSİTESİ
0000-0003-0834-5081
Türkiye


Murat AFSAR>
KARAMANOĞLU MEHMETBEY ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Türkiye

Publication Date December 1, 2018
Published in Issue Year 2018, Volume 31, Issue 4

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Bibtex @research article { gujs378739, journal = {Gazi University Journal of Science}, eissn = {2147-1762}, address = {}, publisher = {Gazi University}, year = {2018}, volume = {31}, number = {4}, pages = {1007 - 1020}, title = {Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records}, key = {cite}, author = {Sahın, Mehmet Kürşat and Afsar, Murat} }
APA Sahın, M. K. & 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 https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/gujs/issue/40684/378739
MLA Sahın, M. K. , Afsar, M. "Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records" . Gazi University Journal of Science 31 (2018 ): 1007-1020 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/gujs/issue/40684/378739>
Chicago Sahın, M. K. , 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 Sahın, Mehmet Kürşat , Afsar, Murat . "Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records". Gazi University Journal of Science 31 / 4 (December 2018): 1007-1020 .
AMA Sahın M. K. , Afsar M. Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records. Gazi University Journal of Science. 2018; 31(4): 1007-1020.
Vancouver Sahın M. K. , Afsar M. Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records. Gazi University Journal of Science. 2018; 31(4): 1007-1020.
IEEE M. K. Sahın and M. Afsar , "Evaluation of The Reptilian Fauna in Amasya Province, Turkey with New Locality Records", Gazi University Journal of Science, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 1007-1020, Dec. 2018