Checklist of Turkish Tachinidae (Insecta, Diptera) with New Records

Authors

  • Kenan Kara
  • Hans Peter Tschorsnig
  • Turgut Atay

Abstract

A complete checklist of the Turkish Tachinidae is presented for the first time. A total of 342 species are listed. The subfamiliy Exoristinae, with 139 species, has the highest representativeness, while the other subfamilies, Tachininae, Dexiinae, and Phasiinae with 93, 46 and 64 species, respectively. Among them, eight species are newly recorded for the Turkish Tachinidae fauna. These species are Exorista deligata, Lecanipa leucomelas, Lomachantha rufitarsis, Nowickia ferox, Germaria ruficeps, Solieria vacua, Eriothrix argyreata and Opesia grandis. Information on localities date, gender, and collector of these newly recorded species is provided.

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Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Kara, K., Tschorsnig, H. P., & Atay, T. (2020). Checklist of Turkish Tachinidae (Insecta, Diptera) with New Records. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 22(2), 163–190. Retrieved from https://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/1828

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society