A new records of Cheletomimus berlesei Oudemans (Acari; Cheyletidae; Prostigmata) for the Turkish fauna1

Ayşe YEŞİLAYER, Sultan ÇOBANOĞLU
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Abstract


In this study; two Cheyletid mites on park plant samples were determined from İstanbul. Of these, Chelotomimus berlesei (Oudemans, 1904) is a new record for the Turkish mite fauna; Chelotogenes ornatus (Canestrini & Fanzago, 1876) is previously recorded in Turkey.
The survey was carried out in İstanbul and included six species of plants namely Cedrus atlantica Endll.(Pinaceae), Cupressus arizonica Greene (Cupressaceae), Pitosporum tobira (Thunb.) (Pittosporaceae), Cupressus sempervirens L.(Cupressaceae), Eonymus fortunei (Turcz.) (Celastraceae), Acacia hayeseii Benth. (Fabaceae) In addtion to the morphological characters of C. berlesi, the measurements and drawings of various taxnomic chracters has been given.

Keywords


Acari, Cheyletidae, Sistematik, İstanbul, Türkiye