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1 March 2010 Prozercon celali sp. nov. of Soil Mites (Acari: Zerconidae) from Turkey
Raşit Urhan
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In this study, Prozercon celali sp. nov., collected from Honaz Mountain National Park in Turkey is described and illustrated on the basis of the adults females. Diagnostic characters of Prozercon celali: Postero-lateral tips of peritrematal shields reaching bases of marginal setae R3 or R4. Margin of opisthonotum with eight pairs of setae. Setae j1, r1, r4, r6, r7 markedly elongated, densely plumose, brush-like and apically rounded, setae j2, r2, r3 and r5 pilose or plumose, other podonotal setae short, smooth and neddle-like. Setae J1–J5, Z1–Z4 and S1 plumose and apically tapering, seate J6, S2 and S4 densely plumose, brush-like and apically rounded. Setae S3 absent. Setae R1–R8 and Z5 short and smooth. Dorsal cavities are distinct, sclerotized, equal in size and form. Additionally, a key to the adults of genus Prozercon known from Turkey is given.

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Raşit Urhan "Prozercon celali sp. nov. of Soil Mites (Acari: Zerconidae) from Turkey," Annales Zoologici 60(1), 133-137, (1 March 2010).
Received: 20 December 2009; Accepted: 1 February 2010; Published: 1 March 2010

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