Batan N.1, Özdemir T.2 2016. Herzogiella turfacea (Lindb.) Z. Iwats. (Plagiotheciaceae, Bryophyta) new to Turkey // Arctoa. Vol. 25(1): 141–143 [in English].

1 Karadeniz Technical University, Maçka Vocational School, 61750, Trabzon, Turkey; e-mail:

2 Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Science, Biology Department, 61080, Trabzon, Turkey; e-mail:

KEYWORDS: biodiversity, mosses, Herzogiella, Yalnızçam Mountains, new record, Turkey.

ABSTRACT. During our field trips to Ardahan province of Turkey, we have collected some interesting moss samples, such as Herzogiella turfacea (Lindb.) Z.Iwats., which was determined as new for Turkey, Mediterranean basin and Southwest Asia. Descriptions, illustrations, geographic distribution and comparisons with morphologically similar taxa are given.

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doi 10.15298/arctoa.25.12