The Fauna and Systematics of the Genus Tephritis Latreille, 1804 (Diptera: Tephritidae) with a Key to the Species of Tephritis in Turkey


Abstract: This study is based on Tephritis species collected from 25 provinces in Turkey during 1999-2003. Twenty-two species of Tephritis were recognized, of which Tephritis mariannae Merz is a new record for the fauna of Turkey. Identification keys to the species were prepared. The locality, host plants and figures of wing pattern of each species are given. Distribution of the species in Turkey and worldwide is included.

Keywords: Tephritis, Tephritidae, Key, Systematic, Fauna, Turkey

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