JOURNAL OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, vol.15, pp.25-36, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
Fourteen species belonging to the genus Blaesoxipha Loew, 1861 were recorded in Bayburt, Erzincan and Erzurum provinces of Turkey, during 2008-2010. Five species, Blaesoxipha (s. str.) batilligera Seguy, 1941, B. (s. str.) dupuisi Leonide and Leonide, 1973, B. (s. str.) unicolor (Villeneuve, 1912), B. (Servaisia) rossica Villeneuve, 1912 and B, (Tephromyia) grisea (Meigen, 1826) were new records for the Turkish fauna. The number of species belonging to the genus Blaesoxipha known from Turkey has been increased from 13 to 18. illustrations of terminalia for males and new distributions for the previously recorded species were provided.