A new record for the Turkish mite fauna: Ledermuelleriopsis tamariski Maleki & Bagheri (Acari: Stigmaeidae)

Meryem BİNGÜL, Salih DOĞAN


In the present work, it has been evaluated mite specimens collected from Erzincan Province (Turkey). Two female mite specimens from litter and soil under Juglans sp. were identified as Ledermuelleriopsis tamariski Maleki and Bagheri, a newly recorded species for the Turkish fauna. Drawings and measurements for some body parts of the specimens were made; its morphological characters were reviewed.


Acari, Ledermuelleriopsis, New record, Erzincan, Turkey.

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