Five New Chironomidae (Diptera) Species for the Turkish Fauna


Abstract: Five species were identified as new for the Turkish potamofauna of Edirne and Tekirdağ provinces from Thrace region between August 1995 and August 1996 in this study. They are Corynoneura scutellata Thienemann, 1944 (in Ergene River), Beckidia zabolotzkii (Goetghebuer, 1938) (in Meriç River), Robackia demeijerei (Kruseman, 1933) (in Meriç River and Sazlıdere Stream), Parachironomus arcuatus Goetghebuer 1919 (in Meriç River and Ergene River) and Parachironomus longiforceps Kruseman, 1933 (in Meriç River).

Keywords: Diptera, Chironomidae, Turkey, Potamofauna

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