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Mayflies of Turkey: Two new records for the country species and an annotated catalogue

(Pensoft Publishers) Mayflies are a fascinating insect group and represent the oldest winged insects, estimated to have appeared on the Earth about 350 million years ago. While their identification is generally considered difficult, three scientists from Turkey and Austria have recently concluded a review of the Turkish mayfly fauna. In their recent publication in the open-access journal ZooKeys, the researchers also add two species newly recorded from the country.
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