Thalassomya frauenfeldi Schiner, 1856 (Chironomidae: Telmatogetoninae) A New Record for the Turkish Fauna
Keywords:Chironomidae, Telmatogetoninae, Thalassomya frauenfeldi, new records, Turkey.
The subfamily Telmatogetoninae and Thalassomya frauenfeldi Schiner, 1856 are reported for the first time from Turkey. The material was sampled as a result of evaluating three benthic samples. The samples were taken within the framework of an environmental impact assessment project conducted in č°zmir Bay, western Turkey, in April 2009. As a consequence, the number of subfamilies of Chironomidae known from Turkey has increased to 7.
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