A study on the Caddisfly fauna (Insecta: Trichoptera) of Kastamonu and a new species record for Turkey

Abstract :

This research was carried out in Kastamonu between May 2003 and September 2007, forty-three species and one subspecies of Trichoptera belonging to 23 genera of 14 families (Rhyacophilidae, Glossosomatidae, Ptilocolepidae, Hydroptilidae, Philopotamidae, Polycentropodidae, Psychomyiidae, Hydropsychidae, Lepidostomatidae, Limnephilidae, Sericostomatidae, Odontoceridae, Beraeidae and Leptoceridae) were determined. According to earlier studies, thirty-seven species and three subspecies of Trichoptera have been reported to date in the fauna of Kastamonu (Appendix 1.). Trichoptera fauna of Kastamonu has increased to 69 from 40 with this study. Twenty-nine of 69 taxa are new records for the Trichoptera fauna of Kastamonu. Also, Cheumatopsyche persica Mey, 2004 is recorded for the first time for Trichoptera fauna of Turkey

Keyword :

Trichoptera, fauna, new record, Kastamonu, Turkey

Author(s) : Küçükbasmacı, İ., Kıyak, S.
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Published Issue : 2017 Vol. 12 Number 2

2017 Vol. 12 Number 2