Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details
More options …


More options …
Volume 61, Issue 5


New species of Neophyllobius and Tycherobius (Acari, Camerobiidae) from turkey

Mustafa Akyol / Kamil Koç
Published Online: 2006-10-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-006-0081-1


Two new species of Neophyllobius (Acari, Camerobiidae) viz. N. populus sp. n., N. karabagiensis sp. n., and a new species of Tycherobius (Acari, Camerobiidae), Tycherobius dazkiriensis sp. n., are described from Turkey and illustrated based on females and a protonymph. A key to the known species of Tycherobius is presented.

Keywords: Acari; Camerobiidae; Neophyllobius; Tycherobius; new species; Turkey

  • [1] Akyol, M. & Koç, K. 2006a. The Camerobiid mites (Acari, Camerobiidae) of Turkey. Biologia, Bratislava 61: 125–132. CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [2] Akyol, M. & Koç, K. 2006b. Two new species of Neophyllobius (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Turkey. Zootaxa 1196: 63–68. Google Scholar

  • [3] Ayyildiz, N. & Doğan, S. 2003. Two new species of Tycherobius Bolland, 1986 (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Turkey. Biologia, Bratislava 58: 883–889. Google Scholar

  • [4] Bolland, H.R. 1986. Review of the systematics of the family Camerobiidae (Acari, Raphignathoidea). I. The genera Camerobia, Decaphyllobius, Tillandsobius, and Tycherobius. Tijdschr. Entomol. 129: 191–215. Google Scholar

  • [5] Bolland, H.R. 1991. Review of the systematics of the family Camerobiidae, II. The genus Neophyllobius Berlese. 1886 (Acari: Raphignathoidea). Genus 2: 59–226. Google Scholar

  • [6] Bolland, H.R. & Koç, K. 2001. Notes on Tycherobius species (Acari: Camerobiidae) in Turkey. Int. J. Acarol. 27: 135–137. CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [7] Bolland, H.R. & Mehrnejad, M.R. 2001. Neophyllobius pistaciae Bolland & Mehrnejad (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Iran. Int. J. Acarol. 27: 49–53. CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [8] Chaudhri, W.M., Akbar, S. & Rasool, A. 1974. Taxonomic studies of the mites belonging to the families Tenuipalpidae, Tetranychidae, Tuckerellidae, Caligonellidae, Stigmaeidae and Phytoseiidae. USDA and Pakistan Agric. Res. Council, PL 480 Programme, Project No. A17-ENT-26, Pakistan. Google Scholar

  • [9] Doğan, S. & Ayyildiz, N. 2003. New species of Neophyllobius (Acari: Camerobiidae) and description of Cryptognathus ozkani (Acari: Cryptognathidae) male from Turkey. Biologia, Bratislava 58: 121–132. Google Scholar

  • [10] Du Toit, B.J., Theron, P.D. & Ueckermann, E.A. 1998. A new genus and four new species of the family Camerobiidae (Acari: Raphignathoidea) from South Africa. Int. J. Acarol. 24: 3–19. CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [11] Flechtmann, C.H.W. 2001. A new stilt-legged mite from the Brazilian Neotropics (Acari: Camerobidae). Int. J. Acarol. 27: 41–44. CrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [12] Fan, Q-H. & Walter, D.E. 2006. A review of the genus Tycherobius (Acari: Camerobiidae), with descriptions of four new species from Australia. Zootaxa 1121: 1–52. Google Scholar

  • [13] Gerson, U. 1971. The mites associated with citrus in Israel. Israel J. Entomol. 6: 5–21. Google Scholar

  • [14] Gerson, U. 1972. A new species of Camerobia Southcott, with a redescription of the family Camerobiidae (Acari: Prostigmata). Acarologia 13: 502–508. Google Scholar

  • [15] Gerson, U. 1973. The mites associated with armored scale insects. pp. 653–654. In: Proc. 3rd Int. Congr. Acarol., Prague, 1971. Google Scholar

  • [16] Gerson, U., Oconnor, M.M. & Houck, M.A. 1990. 2. 2. 6 Acari, pp. 77–97. in: ROSEN, D. (ed.) The armored scale insects. Their biology, natural enemies and control, Vol. 4B, Elsevier Publishers, Amsterdam. Google Scholar

  • [17] Gerson, U. & Smiley, R.L. 1990. Acarine biocontrol agents: an illustrated key and manual. Chapman and Hall, Lond, 174 pp. Google Scholar

  • [18] Kethley, J. 1990. Acarina: Prostigmata (Actinedida), pp. 667–756. In: Dindal, D.L. (ed.) Soil Biology Guide, John Wiley and Sons, New York. Google Scholar

  • [19] Khanjani, M. & Ueckermann, E.A. 2002. Camerobiidae of Iran with descriptions of three new species (Acari: Camerobiidae). Syst. Appl. Acarol. 7: 159–166. Google Scholar

  • [20] Koç, K. 1999. Neophyllobius communis and its developmental stages (Acari: Camerobiidae). Entomol. Ber., Amsterdam 59: 119–123. Google Scholar

  • [21] Koç, K. 2001. A new record of Neophyllobius Berlese (Acari: Camerobiidae) for the fauna of Turkey. Türk. Entomol. Derg. 25: 257–262. Google Scholar

  • [22] Koç, K. 2005. Two new records of the Camerobiidae (Acari: Actinedida) for the Turkish Fauna. Turk. J. Zool. 29: 263–267. Google Scholar

  • [23] Koç, K. & Ayyildiz, N. 1996. A new species of the Neophyllobius (Acari, Camerobiidae) from Turkey. Int. J. Acarol. 22: 291–294. Web of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar

  • [24] Koç, K. & Ayyildiz, N. 1998. A new record to the Turkish fauna: Tycherobius stramenticola Bolland (Acari, Actinedida, Camerobiidae). Turk. J. Zool. 22: 45–47. Google Scholar

  • [25] Koç, K. & Madanlar, N. 2002. A new species of Neophyllobius Berlese (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Turkey. Acarologia 1: 61–66. Google Scholar

  • [26] Meyer, M.K.P. (Smith). 1962. Two new predators of red scale (Aonidiella auranti) in South Africa. S. Afr. J. Agric. Sci. 5: 411–417. Google Scholar

  • [27] Richards, A.M. 1962. The oyster-shell scale Quadraspidiotus ostreaeformis (Curtis), in the Christchurch district of New Zealand. N.Z.J. Agric. Res. 5: 95–100. Google Scholar

  • [28] Zaher, M.A. & Gomaa, E.A. 1979. Genus Neophyllobius in Egypt with description of three new species (Prostigmata-Neophyllobiidae). Int. J. Acarol. 5: 123–130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01647957908683135CrossrefGoogle Scholar

About the article

Published Online: 2006-10-01

Published in Print: 2006-10-01

Citation Information: Biologia, Volume 61, Issue 5, Pages 487–495, ISSN (Online) 1336-9563, ISSN (Print) 0006-3088, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-006-0081-1.

Export Citation

© 2006 Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. BY-NC-ND 3.0

Citing Articles

Here you can find all Crossref-listed publications in which this article is cited. If you would like to receive automatic email messages as soon as this article is cited in other publications, simply activate the “Citation Alert” on the top of this page.

Rana Akyazi, Eddie A. Ueckermann, Duygu Akyol, and Mete Soysal
International Journal of Acarology, 2017, Page 1
Ismail Ulucay, Kamil Koc, and Mustafa Akyol
International Journal of Acarology, 2016, Volume 42, Number 3, Page 168
İsmail Uluçay and Kamil Koç
International Journal of Acarology, 2014, Volume 40, Number 1, Page 15
Mohammad Khanjani, Jalil Hajizadeh, Mohammad Ahmad Hoseini, and Mahsa Jalili
International Journal of Acarology, 2013, Volume 39, Number 2, Page 130

Comments (0)

Please log in or register to comment.
Log in