A Study on HelophorusFabricius, 1775 (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae) Species


Abstract: In this study, a list of Helophorus species known in Turkey is presented with their distribution in Turkey and the rest of the world. Of these, Helophorus (Atracthelophorus) arvernicus Mulsant, 1846 and Helophorus (Rhopalhelophorus) kirgisicus Knisch, 1914 are recorded in Turkey for the first time and are reviewed according to our specimens. H. (Transithelophorus) ter- minassianae Angus, 1984, Helophorus (Empleurus) nubilus Fabricius, 1776, H. (Eutrichelophorus) micans Faldermann, 1835, H. (A.) abeillei Guillebeau, 1896 and H. (Rhopalhelophorus) lapponicus Thomson, 1854 have been collected in Erzurum for the first time.

Keywords: Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Helophorus, Systematics, Turkey.

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