Confirmation of Enochrus affinis in Turkey, some notes on the Enochrus politus (Küster, 1849) (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)

Abstract :

This article is intented to present both to confirm of Enochrus affinis Thunberg 1794 (Hydrophilidae: Cleoptera) and to inform more about distirbution of Enochrus politus Küster 1849 (Hydrophilidae: Cleoptera) in Turkey. Specimens of Enochrus were collected from seven provinces of Turkey (Adana, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Kilis, Mersin and Osmaniye) in different survey between 2012 and 2013 years (May-October) through in shallow areas of various lakes, rivers, watercourses, spring and ponds. Also, it has been added the examples which had been collected same places in 2011 year.  Enochrus affinis Thunberg 1794 and Enochrus politus Küster 1849 are recorded from research area for first time

Keyword :

Coleoptera, aquatic beetles, Enochrus, Turkey

Author(s) : Bektaş, M., Polat, A., İncekara, Ü., Taşar, G. E.
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Published Issue : 2014 Vol. 9 Number 2

2014 Vol. 9 Number 2