A new record and descriptions of males of two Stigmaeus species from Turkey (Acari: Stigmaeidae)

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Uluçay I.

Acarologia, vol.55, no.3, pp.255-266, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1051/acarologia/20152165
  • Journal Name: Acarologia
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.255-266
  • Keywords: Prostigmata, Raphignathoidea, Stigmaeus kumalariensis, Stigmaeus pulchellus, Turkey
  • Hakkari University Affiliated: Yes


Stigmaeus pulchellus Kuznetzov, 1978, reported for the first time from Turkey, is described and illustrated based on females. In addition to the male and nymphal stages of this species, the male of Stigmaeus kumalariensis Akyol and Koç, 2007 is also described and illustrated in this article for the first time. The males and females presented differences in chaetotaxy, notably the absence of seta h3in the male of S. pulchellus.