A new Protzia species and the first description of the female Atractides (Polymegapus) persicus Pesic & Asadi 2010 from Turkey

Gulle P., Boyaci Y. Ö.

ZOOTAXA, vol.3852, no.5, pp.585-590, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3852 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/zootaxa.3852.5.7
  • Journal Name: ZOOTAXA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.585-590
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, there is a description of a new species, Protzia longiacetabulata n.sp., and P. squamosa Walter, 1908 representing a new Protzia record for the fauna of Turkey. Protzia longiacetabulata n.sp. is closest to the P. halberti from the P. rotunda species group and identified from these species by the number of the leg claws and acetabuli. Furthermore, there is the first description of the female of Atractides persicus Pesic & Asadi, 2010, for which there is a description from Iran of the male.