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First record of Atelopsalis pacifica (Acari: Halacaridae) from Turkey

Furkan Durucan*, Yunus Ömer Boyacı

DOI: 10.28978/nesciences.348327


The genus Atelopsalis is reported for the first time from Turkey. The material examined in the present study was collected at Kaş (36.157583° N, 29.630333° E) from 30 m depth on the West Coast of Antalya in Turkey. General information on the morphology of a protonymph of male Atelopsalis pacifica are described in this paper, with original illustrations.


Acari, Halacaridae, Mediterranean Sea, Antalya

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