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Review of the family Perlohmanniidae (Acari: Oribatida) with description of a new species from Turkey

  • Nusret Ayyıldız , Luis S. Subıas and Şule Baran EMAIL logo
From the journal Biologia


A review of the family Perlohmanniidae Grandjean, 1954 (Acari: Oribatida) is provided with description of a new species: Perlohmannia (Perlohmannia) turcica from Turkey. Identification key to known species of the family is given. SEM images of the new species are also provided.


This research was supported by the Scientific Research Projects of Sakarya University (SAUBAP), project number 2012-02-20-013. We wish to thank Prof. Dr. Fatih ¨USTEL and his group from Thermal Spray Coating Laboratory (SAÜ-TESLAB) for the Scanning Electron Microscopy investigations.


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Received: 2015-11-11
Accepted: 2016-1-16
Published Online: 2016-4-20
Published in Print: 2016-3-1

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