The occurrence of the subgenus Methydrus Rey, 1885 in Turkey (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae, Enochrus) with taxonomic and distributional notes

Abstract : 

The species of the subgenus Methydrus Rey, 1885 (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae, Enochrus)that knownfrom Turkey is presented. The first precise locality data of Enochrus affinis, (Thunberg) is given from the country. Enochrus coarctatus, (Gredler) is recorded for the first time from the South-eastern Anatolian Region. Diagnostic characters of some species as well as the photographs of their aedeagophores are provided. Distributional data of Turkey and also world of these species are presented.


Keyword : 

Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Enochrus, Methydrus, distribution, Turkey.


Author(s) : , G. E. Taşar
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