A faunistic study on aquatic Coleoptera of the Eastern Mediterranean Region of Turkey

Abstract : 

This study was conducted in Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Kilis and Osmaniye provinces of the Eastern Mediterranean Region between the years of 2011 and 2013. In this study, it was attempted to describe 53 species which were determined to belong to the 3 families (Helophoridae: 25, Hydrochidae: 1 and Hydrophilidae: 27). Within these species; 24 taxa were first records for the research area. Furthermore, Sternolophus solieri Castelnau, 1840 was confirmed from Turkey in Hatay, Kahramanmaraş and Osmaniye provinces.


Keyword : 

Coleoptera, aquatic beetles, new records, eastern mediterranean region, Turkey


Author(s) : , M. Bektaş, G. E. Taşar, Ü. İncekara, A. Polat
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