New faunistic records for the Turkish harvestmen fauna (Arachnida: Opiliones)

Abstract :

In this study, 31 Opiliones samples were collected from the Niğde province, between 2002 and 2004. Consequent1y 7 species belonging to 6 genera of 3 families were determined and evaluated faunistically. Among them; 4 species are new for the Turkish harvestman fauna: Leiobunum rotundum (Latreille, 1798), L. rupestre (Herbst, 1799), Mitopus morio (Fabricius, 1779) and Ischyropsalis helwigii (Panzer, 1794). The characteristic features, world distributions and some ecological datas regarding all species are also given

Keyword :

Arachnida, Opiliones, Turkey, Niğde, new record

Author(s) : Kurt, K., Babaşoğlu, A., Seyyar, O., Demir, H., Topçu, A.
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Published Issue : 2008 Vol. 3 Number 2

2008 Vol. 3 Number 2