Correction of the Type Locality of Rhagodes Caucasicus

Koç H., Moradi M., ERDEK M., Yagmur E. A., Gharahkloo P. M.

Entomological News, vol.125, no.4, pp.260-268, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3157/021.125.0406
  • Journal Name: Entomological News
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-268
  • Keywords: Iran, new record, Rhagodes, Rhagodidae, Solifugae, Turkey, type locality
  • Hakkari University Affiliated: Yes


The type locality of Rhagodes caucasicusBirula, 1905 is corrected and identified as Tuzluca (Kul'p), Iğdir Province, eastern Turkey instead of Armenia. A new record for the Iranian solpugid fauna is also reported: Rhagodes caucasicusBirula, 1905 from Zanjan Province, northwestern Iran. The redescription of new material of Rhagodes caucasicus from Turkey is included.