Authors: CAFER MART, AYŞE ÖZLEM TURSUN, HASAN SUNGUR CİVELEK
Abstract: This study was carried out in 2003 and 2004 in Kahramanmaraş province. Specimens were collected once a week from Kahramanmaraş province, southern Turkey, from both cultured and non-cultured plants. Before this study, 80 leafminer species had been identified in Turkey. In this study Phytoliriomyza perpusilla (Meigen, 1830), Phytomyza fallaciosa Brischke, 1881 and Phytomyza fuscula Zetterstedt, 1838 are recorded as new for the Turkish leafminer fauna. Morphological descriptions, hosts and their general distributions are given.
Keywords: Phytoliriomyza perpusilla, Phytomyza fallaciosa, P. fuscula, leafminers, Agromyzidae, Diptera, new record, Turkey
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