A New Record of Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) From Turkey and Contributions to Fauna of Gaziantep Province

Mehmet Yaran, Vedat Görmez, Mürşit Koyuncu


Fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) is one of the most important Diptera families, some species damage fruits, and cause millions of dollars in every years. In this study, adult fruit fly materials were collected from Gaziantep province between 2010 and 2021 from possible host plants using insect net. Obtained materials were examined, and were determined that 15 species. All species recorded for the first time from Gaziantep province. In addition, Goniurellia tridens (Hendel, 1910) recorded as a new record from Turkey. With these contributions, Gaziantep fruit fly fauna increased to 44 species. In the article, examined materials, current list of Gaziantep fruit fly fauna and adult and wing figures of Goniurellia tridens (Hendel, 1910) were given.


Tephritidae; fruit flies; fauna; new record; Gaziantep; Turkey

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24925/turjaf.v9i12.2233-2237.4538

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ISSN: 2148-127X

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