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Published: 2017-06-14

Description of five new species of the genus Stigmaeus Koch (Acari: Raphignathoidea: Stigmaeidae) from Turkey

Biology Department, Arts and Sciences Faculty, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey
Biology Department, Arts and Sciences Faculty, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey
Biology Department, Science Faculty, Fırat University, Elazığ, Turkey
Acari Raphignathoidea soil mites systematics Harşit Valley Örümcek Forests

Abstract

Five new species of Stigmaeidae (Acariformes: Raphignathoidea) from Harşit Valley and Örümcek Forests (Turkey) are described: Stigmaeus communis sp. nov., S. fimus sp. nov., S. harsitensis sp. nov., S. longiclipeatus sp. nov., and S. pseudoparmatus sp. nov.

 

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How to Cite

DOĞAN, S., DOĞAN, S., & ERMAN, O. (2017). Description of five new species of the genus <em>Stigmaeus</em> Koch (Acari: Raphignathoidea: Stigmaeidae) from Turkey. Zootaxa, 4276(4), 451–478. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4276.4.1