First record of the rare mite family Spinozetidae Balogh, 1972 (Acari, Oribatida) from Turkey with a key

Abstract :

The rare mite family Spinozetidae Balogh, 1972 (Acari: Oribatida) is reported for the first time from Turkey. The newly recorded species Spinozetes inexpectatus Piffl, 1966 is redescribed based on the Turkish specimens. An identification key to known genera of the family and a map of their distribution are also provided to facilitate the further research.


Keyword :

Oribatida, Spinozetidae, Spinozetes,key, map, new record, Turkey


Author(s) : Yaşa, M., Baran, Ş.
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Published Issue : 2022 Vol. 17 Number 2


2022 Vol. 17 Number 2