Two New Species and a New Record of Oppioid Mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Turkey

Baran S., AYYILDIZ N. , Kence A.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, cilt.44, ss.777-785, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.777-785


Two new species Oppiella (Perspicuoppia) ozkani sp. n. and Epimerella ankaraensis sp. n. are recorded from Aegean region of Turkey (Izmir province) and pine forest in the province of Ankara in Turkey, respectively. The principal diagnostic features of the new species Oppiella (Perspicuoppia) ozkani sp. n. are shape of notogastral crista and humeral process and shape of costula. The new species Epimerella ankaraensis diferentiated from the other species of genus by entire rostrum. This is the first records of subgenus Subiasella (Dividoppia) of oppiid mites from Turkey. Subiasella (Dividoppia) aperta (Mahunka, 1987) recorded from Eastern Anatolian region of Turkey (Erzurum province) and redescribed.