First larval description of the genus Mirabilithrombium Gabrys, 1999 (Acari, Microtrombidiidae) from Turkey


SEVSAY S. , Adil S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, cilt.39, ss.285-294, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/zoo-1401-25
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.285-294

Özet

Mirabilithrombium turcicum sp. nov. is described based on both active postlarval forms and larvae. Larvae of Mirabilithrombium Gabrys, 1999 were obtained by experimental rearing from a field-collected female and are described for the first time. This is the third species described in the genus; a key to the active postlarval forms is provided. Data on the habitat specificity for the species are provided.