Water Mites of the Subgenus Micruracarus Viets, 1911 (Acari: Arrenuridae) from Turkey

GÜLLE P., Boyaci Y. Ö., GÜLLE I.

ACTA ZOOLOGICA BULGARICA, vol.66, no.3, pp.325-328, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.325-328
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes


The list of the species of the subgenus Micruracarus Viets, 1911, in Turkey is reviewed. Arrenurus (Micruracarus) cyprioticus is a new record for Turkey and the second record after its original description. A short description, habitat features, including some water quality parameters are given for the species. In addition, new locality records (11 new localities from 5 provinces) for four previously recorded species are also given. In total, 9 Micruracarus species are known for Turkey.