Contributions to subfamily Otitinae (Diptera: Ulidiidae) fauna ofTurkey with four new recordsSeda MESCİ*, Abdullah HASBENLİDepartment of Biology, Faculty of Science, Gazi University, Teknikokullar, Ankara, Turkey


Abstract: In this study, specimens were collected from different cities in Turkey during the years 1992-2006. Seven species of 4 genera belonging to Otitinae (Diptera: Ulidiidae) were identified. Four species [Dorycera caucasica Hendel, 1910; Ceroxys urticae (Linnaeus, 1758); Herina lugubris (Meigen, 1826); and Otites formosa (Panzer, 1798)] are new records for the Turkish fauna. The distributions of these species are mapped. In addition, wing photographs of species given in this study are provided.

Keywords: Diptera, Ulidiidae, Otitinae, new records, Turkey

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