Harvest Spider Fauna of Antalya (Arachnida: Opiliones)

İlkay Çorak Öcal

Abstract


In the spring, summer and autumn, between 2005 and 2009, the opiliones fauna of the province of Antalya was examined by considering factors such as vegetation types, habitat, altitude and distance to the sea. The total number of the observed specimens is 770, 538 of the observed opilionids were famale, 186 of the observed opiliones were male, and 46 of the observed opilionids were nymph. In the result of evaluation of the adult specimens in view of systematics and bioecology, 19 species have been detected in 5 families. In this research Leibunum albigenum is new record for Turkish harvestmen fauna.

Keywords


Harvest spider; Fauna; Antalya; Opilionida; New record; Turkey

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24925/turjaf.v6i8.1083-1087.1983

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ISSN: 2148-127X

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