Contributions of the Nepomorpha (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera) fauna in Amasya’s wetland areas of Turkey

Ahmet DURSUN, Meral FENT


In this study, 22 species in 12 genera belonging 8 families of infraorder Nepomorpha were recorded in wetlands of Amasya. Of those the species, Lethocerus patruelis (Stål, 1854), Ochterus marginatus marginatus (Latreille, 1804), Micronecta griseola Horváth, 1899 and Anisops sardeus Herrich-Schaeffer, 1849 are new records for the aquatic Heteroptera fauna both of Amasya and Black Sea region of Turkey. Micronecta scholtzi (Fieber, 1860) is both new records for the fauna of Amasya and middle Black Sea region.


Heteroptera, Nepomorpha, Amasya, Fauna, Turkey.

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