Twelve New Records (Clitellata, Chironomidae and Gastropoda) from Lake Golbasi (Hatay-Turkey)

Arslan N., Kara D., ODABAŞI D. A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, vol.13, pp.869-873, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier


Samples were collected from 3 different stations between October 2011 and June 2012 with a view to identifying the macrozoobenthic fauna (especially Gastropoda, Clitellata and Chironomidae) of Lake Golbasi, located in Southern Anatolia. A total of 14 species were determined, 12 of them (Valvata macrostoma, Theodoxus anatolicus, Physella acuta (Gastropoda); Potamothrix hammoniensis, Psammoryctides albicola (Clitellata); Harnischia fuscimana, Einfeldia pagana, Chironomus thummi, Polypedilum sordens, Polypedilum convictum, Polypedilum scalaenum and Cladotanytarsus mancus (Chironomidae)) are first published records for Lake Golbasi and two of them (Melanoides tuberculatus and Melanopsis costata (Gastropoda)) have previously been reported from the lake.