Parasitism of Platycnemis pennipes (Insecta: Odonata) larva by water mite of Arrenurus sp.

Abstract : In faunistic studies on Odonata larvae, a mite sample living as parasites have been encountered on a larva sample collected. Water mites are generalist parasites known to effectively on Odonata larvae. It is observed that these a mite attach to mentum of the larva. In this study, an Arrenurus sp. parasiting to the Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771) sample and its possible negative effects on the sample were mentioned.
Keyword : Odonata larvae, Platycnemis pennipes, Arrenurus sp., parasites effect
Author(s) : Salur, A., Miroğlu, A.
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Published Issue : 2024 Vol. 19 Number 1

2024 Vol. 19 Number 1