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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


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.


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