The Tabanidae (Diptera) Fauna of Çanakkale Province


Abstract: In this faunistic study carried out in the Anatolian part of Çanakkale province, 40 Tabanidae species distributed in the area were determined. Previous studies carried out in this province reported 31 species. Overall, 52 species belonging to Pangoninae, Chrysopsinae and Tabaninae subfamilies have been determined to date. Twenty-one of these species are first records for the province and Silvius latifrons graecus Chv., Mch., & Lyn., is a first record for Turkey as well.

Keywords: Diptera, Tabanidae, Fauna, Çanakkale, Turkey

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