Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer
Article
Published: 2004-07-27

The first records of two cheyletid mites from Turkey: Chelotomimus (Hemicheyletia) wellsi (Baker, 1949) and Hypopicheyla elongata Volgin, 1969 (Acari: Cheyletidae)

Atatürk University, Kâz2m Karabekir Education Faculty, Department of Biology, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey
Erciyes University, Faculty of Science and Letters, Department of Biology, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
Acari Cheyletidae Chelotomimus (Hemicheyletia) Hypopicheyla new records Turkey

Abstract

Two cheyletid mites, Chelotomimus (Hemicheyletia) wellsi (Baker, 1949) and Hypopicheyla elongata Volgin, 1969, are given as new records for the Turkish fauna, and illustrated. The cheyletid genus Hypopicheyla Volgin, 1969 is reported from Turkey for the first time.

References

  1. Corpuz-Raros, L.A. (1998) Twelve new species and one new record of Cheyletidae (Acari) from the Philippines. International Journal of Acarology, 24 (4), 259–290.

    Corpuz-Raros, L.A. (2000) Guide to Philippine Predatory Mites: Family Cheyletidae Leach. UPLB Museum Publications in Natural History, 2, 1–80.

    Ehara, S. (1962) Mites of Greenhouse Plants in Hokkaido, with a New species of Cheyletidae. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses, 35 (2), 106–111.

    Fain, A., Bochkov, A.V. & Corpuz-Raros, L.A. (2002) A revision of the Hemicheyletia generic group (Acari: Cheyletidae). Entomologie, 72, 27–66.

    Gerson, U. (1994) The Australian Cheyletidae (Acari: Prostigmata). Invertebrate Taxonomy, 8, 435–447.

    Goff, M.L. (1987) A catalog of Acari of the Hawaiian Islands. Research Extension Series 075, Hawaii Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Hawaii, 75 pp.

    Koç, K. & Ayy2ld2z, N. (1996) Two new records of cheyletid mites (Acari, Prostigmata, Cheyletidae) for the Turkish fauna. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 20, 215–221.

    Summers, F. M. & Price, D.W. (1970) Review of the mite family Cheyletidae. University of California Publications in Entomology, 61, 1–153.

    Volgin, V.I. (1969) Acarina of the Family Cheyletidae of the World. Akademia Nauk., Leningrad, USSR, in Russian, pp. 432. In Engilish, 1987, Amerind Publishing Co., New Delhi, 532 pp.

    Walter, D.E. (1999) Cryptic inhabitants of a noxious weed: Mites (Arachnida: Acari) on Lantana camara L. invading forests in Queensland. Australian Journal of Entomology, 38, 197–200.