First record of Macrocheles matrius (Hull, 1925) (Acari: Macrochelidae) from Turkey

  title={First record of Macrocheles matrius (Hull, 1925) (Acari: Macrochelidae) from Turkey},
  author={Muhammad Asif Qayyoum and B. Khan and M. Bashir and S. T. Sahi and S. K. Ozman‐Sullivan},
  journal={International Journal of Agriculture and Biology},
Poultry manure is common microhabitat of mites, especially for macrochelid mites. Macrocheles matrius was recorded as a new report for the Turkish mite fauna. The morphological characters of this species are presented with description, diagnosis and original figures from Turkish specimens. In addition, a key of poultry manure-inhabiting adult (females) of known species from Samsun, Turkey is provided. © 2016 Friends Science Publishers 


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