The first record of pseudoscorpions in honeybee hives in Turkey


GİRİŞGİN A. O. , Girisgin O., Harvey M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, vol.37, no.5, pp.608-610, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/vet-1207-7
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.608-610

Abstract

Three pseudoscorpions identified as Neobisium validum were found in a honeybee hive in Bursa Province of Turkey. They were collected from the bottom of the hive but no relationship between the pseudoscorpions and bees was observed. This case is a first report of pseudoscorpions in a honeybee hive from Turkey.