Authors: İSMAİL DÖKER, THEODOROS I. STATHAKIS, CENGİZ KAZAK
Abstract: Amblyseius bryophilus Karg (Acari: Phytoseiidae) is recorded for the first time for the Turkish fauna. The specimens were collected on bean plants infested with Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Ayder plateau, Rize Province, Turkey. In this paper, the redescription of A. bryophilus based on the collected adult females and a key to the Turkish Amblyseius species are given.
Keywords: Predatory mite, Phytoseiidae, Amblyseius, Fauna, Turkey
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