On some species of the genus Ledermuelleriopsis Willmann (Acariformes: Stigmaeidae) in Turkey

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Doğan S., Doǧan S., Khanjani M.

Systematic and Applied Acarology, vol.26, no.2, pp.455-463, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.11158/saa.26.2.9
  • Journal Name: Systematic and Applied Acarology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.455-463
  • Keywords: Acari, malformation, mite, record, re-description, synonym
  • Erzincan Binali Yildirim University Affiliated: Yes


© Systematic & Applied Acarology Society.A stigmaeid species, Ledermuelleriopsis punicae Khanjani, Mohammadi, Ghiasi, Izadi and Mirmoayedi (Acariformes: Stigmaeidae), originally found in Iran, is newly recorded from Turkey and re-described. The specimens of L. aminiae Nazari and Khanjani and L. aydinensis Akyol and Gül are re-examined, and L. aydinensis Akyol & Gül syn. nov. is proposed as a junior synonym of L. aminiae Nazari & Khanjani. L. aminiae is recorded from new localities, and in its deutonymph a malformation has been observed.