The second record of the occurrence of Allocaeculus multispinosus Franz (Acari: Caeculidae)

Abstract :

Eleven female mite specimens found in pitfall samples from Aydın and Muğla provinces in Turkey were identified as Allocaeculus multispinosus Franz (Acari: Caeculidae). The morphological characteristics of the species by means of the light microscope and scanning electron microscopy images were given here. This species known only for the type locality in Spain was reported from the second locality in Turkey

Keyword :

Mite, rake-legged, diversity, new record, Turkey

Author(s) : Per, S., Doğan, S., Ayyıldız, N.
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Published Issue : 2019 Vol. 14 Number 1

2019 Vol. 14 Number 1