The Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Fauna of Kayseri and Sivas Provinces with a New Record for Turkey


Abstract: This study is based on the fruit fly material collected in the Kayseri and Sivas provinces of Turkey during 2005 and 2006. Thirty-nine species of fruit flies were identified in the study region. Urophora tenuior Hendel is recorded for the first time from Turkey. The distribution, host plants, and figures of wing patterns of each species are given. The zoogeographic distribution of the species is included.

Keywords: Fruit flies, Tephritidae, Turkey, fauna, Kayseri, Sivas

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