A new species of Lassenia (Acari: Tanaupodidae) from Turkey

Javad Noei, Emre Inak, Sultan Çobanoğlu, Alireza Saboori


Lassenia hemsinensis Noei, Saboori & Çobanoğlu sp. nov. (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tanaupodidae) collected from Hemşin, Rize, Turkey, on Rumex sp. (Polygonaceae) (off host) is described. A key to the species of Lassenia (larva) of the world is also provided.


Hemşin; Lassenia; larva; Prostigmata; Trombidiformes.

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