This study was carried out on the genus Glyptholaspis in Kelkit Valley, Turkey, during 2007-2012. Three species, G. americana (Berlese, 1888), G. confusa (Foa, 1900), and G. saprophila Masan, 2003, were recorded from Kelkit Valley. G. americana has been previously recorded from Turkey; G. confusa and G. saprophila are first records for the Turkish fauna. The male of G. saprophila is described for the first time in this study. Original drawings for all known species of the genus from Kelkit Valley are included. Additionally, an identification key to the Turkish species of Glyptholaspis is given here.
Macrochelid mites, Glyptholaspis, new records, Kelkit Valley, Turkey
ÖZBEK, HASAN HÜSEYİN; DOĞAN, SALİH; and BAL, DURMUŞ ALİ
"The genus Glyptholaspis Filipponi & Pegazzano (Acari: Macrochelidae) of Kelkit Valley (Turkey), with first description of male of the species G. saprophila Mašán,"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 39:
1, Article 15.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol39/iss1/15