Authors: MUSTAFA RUŞEN USTAOĞLU, SÜLEYMAN BALIK, AYŞE TAŞDEMİR
Abstract: Samples were collected monthly from 10 different stations between April, 1993, and March, 1994, in order to determine the Chironomidae fauna of Gümüldür Stream in İzmir, Turkey. Ten species were found in the stream as determined from qualitative analyses of the samples. Of these, 5 species belong to the subfamily Orthocladiinae and the remaining 5 belong to the subfamily Chironominae. This is the first study reporting the existence of these species in Gümüldür Stream.
Keywords: Chironomidae, Tahtalı Dam Lake, Gümüldür Stream, İzmir
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