Fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) fauna in Nevşehir and Niğde provinces with a new record from Turkey


Abstract: This study was based on fruit flies collected from Nevşehir and Niğde provinces in spring and summer of 2012-2013 in Turkey. During the study, samples were collected from host plants randomly or systematically by using an insect net. In the study, 59 species belonging to 17 genera from 4 subfamilies have been determined, and Urophora trinervii (Korneyev and White, 1996) has been recorded for the first time in Turkey. In addition, adult figures of the new record and wing figures of all species are given.

Keywords: Fruit flies, Tephritidae, fauna, Nevşehir, Niğde, Turkey

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