The first report of malformation in a stigmaeid mite species, Storchia robusta (Berlese) (Acariformes: Stigmaeidae)


DOĞAN S., DOĞAN S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ACAROLOGY, vol.47, no.3, pp.270-271, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/01647954.2021.1896577
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ACAROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, Environment Index, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.270-271
  • Keywords: abnormality, Acari, atrophy, leg, Sansa, Turkey
  • Erzincan Binali Yildirim University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This paper reports the presence of a malformation in an adult female specimen of Storchia robusta (Berlese) collected from Sansa Gorge, Turkey. In the species, local anomalies such as the number of aggenital, genital, and body setae have been previously reported; however, this is the first time atrophy in S. robusta has been recorded.