A new species of Leptogaster Meigen (Diptera, Asilidae) from Turkey with egg and spermatheca structure

Hasbenli A., Candan S., Alpay N.

Zootaxa, no.1267, pp.49-57, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/zootaxa.1267.1.2
  • Journal Name: Zootaxa
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-57
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Leptogaster suleymani n. sp. from South East of Turkey is described. Drawings of the male genitalia and the female spermatheca of this new species and the morphologically similar L. fumipennis Loew are given. Also, scanning electron micrographs of the spermatheca and eggs of this new species compared with L. fumipennis are given. Copyright © 2006 Magnolia Press.