The occurrence of Paraneognathus wangae (Fan & Li) (Acari: Caligonellidae) and Raphignathus gracilis Rack (Acari: Raphignathidae) of stored products in Turkey


COBANOĞLU S., Ogreten A., Sade E.

JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES-TARIM BILIMLERI DERGISI, vol.27, no.2, pp.164-169, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.15832/ankutbd.631785
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES-TARIM BILIMLERI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-169

Abstract

The occurrence of Paraneognathus wangae (Fan & Li) (Acari: Caligonellidae) was reported for the first time in Turkey. This predatory species was found associated with stored wheat and collected from southeastern part of Anatolia. Measurements of female and male are provided along with their taxonomic characteristics and illustrations. This is also the first report on the occurrence of the genus Paraneognathus (Fan 2000) in Turkey. Raphignathus gracilis Rack (Acari: Raphignathidae) was also collected during this study as predatory species and rendered here.