Two new species of soil mites (Acari, Oribatida, Oppiidae and Machuellidae) from Turkey

BARAN S., Ayyildiz N.

ZOOTAXA, no.1445, pp.57-64, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: ZOOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-64
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Two new species of soil mites (Acari: Oribatida), Machuella turcica sp. nov. (Machuellidae) and Oxyoppia (Dzarogneta) ilicaensis sp. nov. (Oppiidae) are described from Turkey. They were collected from moss on rocks and litter under oak trees respectively. A key to the known species of the genus Machuella Hammer, 1961 is provided.