Two new records of the Coniopteryx (Neuroptera: Coniopterygidae) species for the Turkish fauna


Abstract: Two species of the family Coniopterygidae, Coniopteryx (Xeroconiopteryx) loipetsederi H. Aspöck, 1963 and C. (Coniopteryx) borealis Tjeder, 1931, are here recorded for the first time in the Turkish fauna. Morphological and ecological notes as well as the distribution map with new recording sites are also provided. For C. loipetsederi, this is the most eastern record, and the eastern limits of the range of C. borealis have also been extended.

Keywords: Neuroptera, Coniopterygidae, Coniopteryx loipetsederi, Coniopteryx borealis, new records, Turkey

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