Paracladius alpicola (Zetterstedt, 1850), A New Chironomid Species for the Turkish Limnofauna

  • Gürçay Kıvanç Akyıldız Pamukkale University
  • Ayşe Taşdemir Ege University
  • Mustafa Ruşen Ustaoğlu Ege University
Keywords: Diptera, Chironomidae, Orthocladiinae, midge larvae, Lake Kartal

Abstract

 Paracladius alpicola (Zetterstedt, 1850) is reported for the first time for Turkish limnofauna from Lake Kartal (Denizli, Beyagac), southwestern Turkey. Specifically including P. conversus and other similar taxon under genus Paracladius, the morphological characteristics of the fourth-instar P. alpicola larvae, and ecological attributes of the habitat are described.

Published
2015-12-08
How to Cite
Akyıldız, G., Taşdemir, A., & Ustaoğlu, M. (2015). Paracladius alpicola (Zetterstedt, 1850), A New Chironomid Species for the Turkish Limnofauna. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 17(3), 69-73. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/921
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society