A new species of Notallus (Acari: Eriophyidae) on Lamiaceae from Iran

Fereshteh Bahirae, Shahriar Jafari, Parisa Lotfollahi, Jahanshir Shakarami


One new species of eriophyoid mite, Notallus phlomicosae Lotfollahi & Bahirai sp. nov., associated with Phlomis fruticosa L. (Lamiaceae) is described and illustrated from Lorestan province of Iran. It is the first record of a Notallus species on plants of Lamiaceae. In addition, a key to the known Notallus mite species worldwide, table of morphological comparison among them and figures of their prodorsal shield patterns are provided.


Anthocoptini; Lorestan; Phlomis fruticosa; Phyllocoptinae; Trombidiformes.

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