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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2019, Vol 19, Num, 5     (Pages: 409-421)

Faunistic Study on Aquatic Coleoptera of the Eastern Mediterranean Region of Turkey

Mustafa Cemal Darilmaz 1 ,Ahmet Polat 2 ,Umit Incekara 2

1 Aksaray University, Art and Science Faculty, Department of Biology
2 Ataturk Üniversity, Science Faculty, Department of Biology
DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v19_5_06 Viewed : 3496 - Downloaded : 2246 This study was conducted in Adana, 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 51 species which were determined to belong to the five families. Of all these species, 41 were from Dytiscidae, 1 species was from Gyrinidae, 6 species were from Haliplidae, 2 species were from Noteridae, and 1 species was from Spercheidae. Two of them were new records for Turkey (Hydroporus scalesianus and Hydrovatus acuminatus), two species were also second record for Turkey (Haliplus fulvus and Ilybius quadriguttalus) and one species was first exact locality record for Turkey (Haliplus obliquus). Keywords : Coleoptera, Aquatic beetles, New records, Turkey