New records of water mites of the genus Monatractides K.Viets (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae) for the fauna of Turkey are presented in this study. Three species, Monatractides lusitanicus (Lundblad, 1941), M. aberratus (Lundblad, 1941), and M. vafaei Pesic, 2004, are reported for the first time from Turkey.
Water mites, Monatractides, new records, running water, Turkey
PESIC, VLADIMIR; ERMAN, ORHAN; and ESEN, YUNUS (2006) "New Records of Water Mites of the Genus Monatractides K.Viets (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) from Turkey," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 30: No. 4, Article 8. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol30/iss4/8