A new species of the genus Rhinoppia (Acari, Oribatida, Oppiidae) from Turkey

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ACAROLOGIA, vol.56, no.1, pp.91-98, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1051/acarologia/20162193
  • Journal Name: ACAROLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.91-98
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


A new species of oribatid mite of the family Oppiidae, Rhinoppia (Rhinoppia) alidagiensis n. sp. is described from soil and litter in Kayseri Province, Turkey. The new species differs from the other species of Rhinoppia (Rhinoppia) by the shape of rostrum, sensillus, body dimensions and number of genital setae.