In this study, Atheta camardiensis sp. n., is described from Nigde province in Turkey. Photographs of the habitus are given and aedeagus (ventral and lateral view), antenna, male tergite VIII and male sternite VIII are drawn. The habitus and aedeagus are distinguished from similar species Atheta hygrotopora (Kraatz, 1856). Furthermore, a checklist of the subgenus Philhygra of Turkey is presented.