Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Fauna of Ordu (Turkey) Province

Murat Kütük, Ümit Katrancı


Fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) are one of the most populous families of Diptera. In this study, it was aimed to determine the fauna of fruit flies in Ordu province. Adult specimens were collected from the research region in 2016-2017 years. All the specimens were identified by examining their morphological characters in Gaziantep University, Biology Department, Entomology Laboratory. As a result, thirty-three species belonging to 11 genera from three subfamilies were identified. All species are recorded for the first time from Ordu province. Material examined and wing photographs of the species are presented.


Tephritidae; fruit flies; fauna; Ordu; Turkey

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ISSN: 2148-127X

Turkish JAF Sci.Tech.

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