Authors: MEHMET KARAGÖZ, SADİ AKSU, CELALETTİN GÖZÜAÇIK, KENAN KARA
Abstract: Microphthalma europaea Egger (Diptera: Tachinidae) is recorded as a parasitoid of the last instar larvae of Polyphylla fullo (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The adult male and female were used for identification, and this is the first known record of this species in Turkey. This is also a first report of a tachinid obtained from scarabaeid larvae in Turkey.
Keywords: Microphthalma europaea, Tachinidae, Diptera, Turkey
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