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

Authors

  • 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.

Author Biographies

Gürçay Kıvanç Akyıldız, Pamukkale University

Pamukkale University, Vocational High School of Technical Sciences, Department of Electronic and Automation, Program of Biomedical Equipment Technology

Ayşe Taşdemir, Ege University

Department of Hydrobiology, Fisheries Faculty, Ege University, 35100 Bornova - Izmir,TURKEY

Mustafa Ruşen Ustaoğlu, Ege University

Department of Hydrobiology, Fisheries Faculty, Ege University, 35100 Bornova - Izmir,TURKEY

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Published

2015-12-08

How to Cite

Akyıldız, G. K., Taşdemir, A., & Ustaoğlu, M. R. (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 https://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/921

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society