A new species and two new records of the genus Tycherobius Bolland (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Turkey

Ulucay I., Koc K., Akyol M.

International Journal of Acarology, vol.42, no.3, pp.168-173, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/01647954.2016.1145737
  • Journal Name: International Journal of Acarology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.168-173
  • Keywords: Acari, Hakkari, new species, Raphignathoidea, Turkey, Tycherobius anatolicus sp. Nov
  • Hakkari University Affiliated: Yes


A new species of the genus Tycherobius anatolicus sp. nov. collected from soil and litter under Crataegus sp. and Juglans sp. in Turkey is described and illustrated based on adult females. Additionally, T. iranensis Khanjani, Yazyanpanah, Ostovan and Asali Fayaz 2012 and T. sahragardi Khanjani, Hajizadeh, Hoseini and Jalili 2013 are recorded for the first time in Turkey. A comparison of characters of adult females of the genus Tycherobius is given and a key to known species of Tycherobius is provided.