Description of a new rake legged mite of the genus Allocaeculus (Acariformes: Caeculidae) from Turkey with description of variation in dorsal setation


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PER S., DOĞAN S., ZEYTUN E., AYYILDIZ N.

ACAROLOGIA, vol.57, no.2, pp.369-382, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1051/acarologia/20164162
  • Title of Journal : ACAROLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-382

Abstract

A new species Allocaeculus turcicus n. sp. (Acariformes: Caeculidae) is described based on specimens collected from Karanlikdere Valley, Yozgat, Turkey. Some asymmetries and numerical variations of dorsal body setae of the new species are recorded. A list of the species of this genus is provided. In Turkey, this genus is recorded for the first time.