This study which is entitled the insect fauna of Southeastern and Eastern Anatolia Regions was carried out during 2002-2004. Samples were taken from the orchards in Diyarbakir, Elazig and Mardin provinces by employing methods such as striking, burlap band traps, and visual examinations of leaves, twigs and other parts of the trees. Trees selected for sampling were inspected once week between March and November. Generally eudominant were the order Coleoptera and Heteroptera. Dominant were only the imagoes order Homoptera and subdominant were Hymenoptera and Lepidoptera. The rest 6 orders were subrecedent. As result of this study 205 species spread areas and abundance belonging to 56 families in 11 orders were determined. 205 insects species which were determined in three administrative provinces and on only a culture plant are very important for insects potential in almond areas with this study. This study is very important to be a base to integred pest management studies which will be made in the future.
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