The Ephemeroptera (Insecta) Fauna of Lake Ulubat Basin


Abstract: In this study, 1812 Ephemeroptera nymphs were collected in order to determine the Ephemeroptera fauna of Lake Ulubat Basin between April 1996 and September 1999. The distribution of 38 species belonging to 22 genera and 10 families is presented. Among these, the genus Brachycercus Curtis, 1834 and the species Brachycercus harrisella Curtis, 1834 are recorded in Turkey for the first time. In addition, previous records on the distribution of all 38 species in Turkey are given.

Keywords: Ephemeroptera, nymph, fauna, distribution, Lake Ulubat, Turkey.

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