A new species of Tephritis Latreille (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Turkey

KÜTÜK M., Bayrak N., Hayat R.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, cilt.36, sa.4, ss.475-480, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/zoo-1003-108
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.475-480


Tephritis ozaslani sp. nov. is described from Artvin Province of Turkey and placed in the T pulchra species group. The key to the T pulchra group is provided, which includes 9 species. The main characters that distinguish the new species from the closely resembling Palaearctic species, T cometa israilis Freidberg, T. acanthiophilopsis Hering, T. erdemlii Kutuk, T. divisa Rondani, T. recurrens Loew, T. merzi Freidberg & Kutuk, and T. hurvitzi Freidberg, are discussed. In addition, Inula oculus christi L. (Asteraceae) is determined as a host plant of the new species.