Four new records and two new species of Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Turkey, with a key to the Turkish species


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Döker İ. , Stathakis T. I. , KAZAK C. , KARUT K. , Papadoulis G. T.

ZOOTAXA, vol.3827, no.3, pp.331-342, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3827 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/zootaxa.3827.3.3
  • Title of Journal : ZOOTAXA
  • Page Numbers: pp.331-342
  • Keywords: taxonomy, description, predatory mites, fauna, biological control, TYPHLODROMUS SCHEUTEN ACARI, NEOSEIULUS HUGHES ACARI, GENUS TYPHLODROMUS, BIOLOGICAL-CONTROL, ATHIAS-HENRIOT, LIFE-STYLES, 1ST RECORD, MITES, GREECE, VINEYARDS

Abstract

Four species of phytoseiid mites namely Neoseiulus knappi Zannou, Moraes, Ueckermann & Oliveira, Typhlodromus (Typhlodromus) octogenipilus Kreiter, Tixier & Duso, Typhlodromus (T.) phialatus Athias-Henriot, and Typhloseiella isotricha (Athias-Henriot) are recorded for the first time from Turkey. Two new species Neoseiulus sekeroglui D ker & Stathakis n. sp. and Typhlodromus (Typhlodromus) antakyaensis Stathakis & D ker n. sp. are described and illustrated. A key to the all known phytoseiid species for the Turkish fauna is also provided

Four species of phytoseiid mites namely Neoseiulus knappi Zannou, Moraes, Ueckermann & Oliveira, Typhlodromus (Typhlodromus) octogenipilus Kreiter, Tixier & Duso, Typhlodromus (T.) phialatus Athias-Henriot, and Typhloseiella isotricha (Athias-Henriot) are recorded for the first time from Turkey. Two new species Neoseiulus sekeroglui D ker & Stathakis n. sp. and Typhlodromus (Typhlodromus) antakyaensis Stathakis & D ker n. sp. are described and illustrated. A key to the all known phytoseiid species for the Turkish fauna is also provided.