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The Diving Beetle Fauna of Diyarbakır and Bingol Provinces, Turkey (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) with a New Record

The Diving Beetle Fauna of Diyarbakır and Bingol Provinces, Turkey (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) with a New Record

Medeni Aykut

Science and Technology Application and Research Center, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey

*      Corresponding author: medeni.aykut@dicle.edu.tr

ABSTRACT

The present study was carried out from September 2013 to August 2015 in Bingöl and Diyarbakır provinces in the Eastern and South-eastern Anatolian regions of Turkey. A total of 3,990 dysticid specimens were collected from 118 different localities and identified. In total, 40 species in 17 genera of family Dytiscidae were recorded, of which 37 were new to the study area. Eretes sticticus (Linnaeus, 1767) is the second record for Turkish fauna. Furthermore, Hydroporus inscitus Sharp, 1882 is new record for the Turkish fauna.
 

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Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 50, Iss. 5, Pages 1601-1998

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