A new cave-dwelling species of the genus Mesoiulus Berlese, 1886 (Diplopoda, Julida, Julidae) from Turkey

Antic D. Z. , Cetin C. C. , Turantepe E., GÜRBÜZ M. F.

ZOOTAXA, cilt.4196, sa.2, ss.296-300, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 4196 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.11646/zootaxa.4196.2.8
  • Dergi Adı: ZOOTAXA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.296-300


A new cave-dwelling species of the poorly defined genus Mesoiulus Berlese, 1886, M. taurus sp. nov., is described from the Zindan Cave, Isparta, Western Taurides, Turkey. A brief discussion of the relationship between M. taurus sp. nov. and the most similar species (M. ciliciensis Strasser, 1975) is presented, as well as a map showing the distribution of the genus Mesoiulus in Turkey.