Wildlife of Turkey
Turkey (Anatolia) is one of the foremost world sources of plants that have been cultivated for food, and the wild ancestors of many plants that now provide staples for mankind still grow in Turkey. Th...
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Anatolian Barbel
Barbus pergamonensis (Bergama barbel or Anatolian barbel) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Barbus.
Ninespine stickleback
The ninespine stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), also called the ten-spined stickleback, is a freshwater species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family that inhabits temperate waters. Widely but locally...
Ninespine stickleback - Wikipedia
Strongylognathus kervillei
Strongylognathus kervillei is a species of ant in the genus Strongylognathus. It is endemic to Turkey.
Oxynoemacheilus mediterraneus
Oxynoemacheilus mediterraneus is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Oxynoemacheilus.
Black-eared Wheatear
The black-eared wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica) is a wheatear, a small migratory passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the thrush family Turdidae, but is now more generally considered ...
Black-eared Wheatear - Wikipedia
List of moths of Turkey (Noctuidae)
The moths of Turkey represent about 4,200 known moth species. The moths (mostly nocturnal) and butterflies (mostly diurnal) together make up the taxonomic order Lepidoptera.This is a list of Noctuidae...
List of moths of Turkey (Noctuidae) - Wikipedia
Audouin's Gull
The Audouin's gull (Ichthyaetus audouinii) is a large gull restricted to the Mediterranean and the western coast of Saharan Africa. It breeds on small islands colonially or alone, laying 2-3 eggs on a...
Audouin's Gull - Wikipedia
Bank Vole
The bank vole (Myodes glareolus; formerly Clethrionomys glareolus) is a small vole with red-brown fur and some grey patches, with a tail about half as long as its body. A rodent, it lives in woodland ...
Bank Vole - Wikipedia
Southern White-breasted Hedgehog
The southern white-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus concolor), sometimes referred to as white-bellied hedgehog or white-chested hedgehog, is very similar in lifestyle and appearance to the European hedgeh...
Southern White-breasted Hedgehog - Wikipedia
Felis silvestris caucasica
Felis silvestris caucasica, commonly known as the Caucasian Wildcat, is a subspecies of the wildcat that lives in the Caucasus Mountains and Turkey. It has a brawny body, rounded head and blunted muzz...
Felis silvestris caucasica - Wikipedia
Oxynoemacheilus erdali
Oxynoemacheilus erdali is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Oxynoemacheilus.
Vipera albizona
Vipera albizona is a venomous viper species endemic to the mountainous regions of central Turkey. No subspecies are currently recognized.
The maximum total length is a little less than 78 cm ...
Vipera albizona - Wikipedia
Asia Minor ground squirrel
The Asia Minor ground squirrel (Spermophilus xanthoprymnus), or Anatolian souslik, is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Armenia, Iran, and Turkey. The scientific name roughly...
Coleophora karakurti
Coleophora karakurti is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found in Turkey.
Black Lark
The black lark (Melanocorypha yeltoniensis) breeds in southeast Russia and Kazakhstan. It is partially migratory, with birds from the northwest of its breeding range moving south-east to winter furthe...
Black Lark - Wikipedia
Jackass shrew
The jackass shrew (Crocidura arispa) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is endemic to Turkey. Its natural habitat is rocky areas.
Jackass shrew - Wikipedia
Acanthodactylus harranensis
Acanthodactylus harranensis is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family.
It is native to Turkey, and is known only from the ruins of the ancient city of Harran. It may also occur in Syria and ...
Coleophora daglarica
Coleophora daglarica is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found in Turkey.
Aphanius anatoliae
The Lake Tuz toothcarp (Aphanius anatoliae) is a species of fish in the Cyprinodontidae family. It is endemic to Turkey. It is known from freshwater springs and streams around Lake Tuz, as well as fro...
Crombrugghia reichli
Crombrugghia reichli is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is found in the eastern Mediterranean region, including Cyprus and Turkey.The wingspan is 19–24 millimetres (0.75–0.94 in). Adults a...