A contribution to West Aegean Region Tabanidae Fauna (Insecta: Diptera)

Abstract : 

This study conducted to determine West Aegean Region Tabanidae fauna in 2012 to 2013. As a result 3 subfamilies, 10 genera and 52 species were explored. 16 species were firstly reported from the region. These species are Atylotus loewianus Villeneue, 1920, Therioplectes tunicatus Szilady, 1927, Hybomitra caucasi Szilady, 1923, Tabanus cordiger Meigen, 1820, Tabanus fraseri Austen, 1924, Tabanus maculicornis Zettersted, 1842, Tabanus miki (Brauer, 1880), Tabanus nemoralis Meigen, 1820, Tabanus oppugnator Austen, 1925, Tabanus portschinskii Olsufjev, 1937, Tabanus spodopteroides Olsufjev, Moucha & Chv�la, 1969, Tabanus sudeticus Zeller 1842, Tabanus tergestinus Egger, 1859, Tabanus unifasciatus Loew, 1858, Haematopota italica Meigen, 1804, Philipomyia aprica(Meigen, 1820). As a conclusions number of species which are distributing the region reach to 67 species


Keyword : 

West Aegean, fauna, horse fly, Tabanidae, Diptera


Author(s) : , F. Altunsoy, A. Y. Kılıç
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