Contributions to the knowledge of Adephagan fauna in Adıyaman province, Turkey (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae and Noteridae)

Abstract :

Water beetles belong to four families (Coleoptera: Adephaga: Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae and Noteridae) collected from Adıyaman province (south-eastern part of Turkey) between 2013-2014 years, were evaluated. Totally, 34 species (Dytiscidae: 31, Gyrinidae: 1, Haliplidae: 1, Noteridae: 1) were described. Of these; Hydaticus seminiger De Geer, 1774 and Liopterus haemorrhoidalis (Fabricius, 1787) are second record for the Dytiscidae fauna of Turkey. Moreover, all described species are new record for Adıyaman province and 30 of them are new record for the south-eastern region of Turkey


Keyword :

Coleoptera, Adephaga, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Noteridae, Adıyaman, Turkey


Author(s) : Aykut, M., Taşar, G. E.
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Published Issue : 2018 Vol. 13 Number 1


2018 Vol. 13 Number 1