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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.18.4.4

Cheylostigmaeus mahvashae sp. nov., a new species of the family Stigmaeidae (Acari) from Kermanshah Province, Iran

MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, AMIN FIROOZFAR, ALINAGHI MIRMOAYEDI

Abstract


A new species Cheylostigmaeus mahvashae sp. nov. is described and figured based on males collected from soil under walnut and apricot trees, from Rijab valley, Sarpolzahab, Kermanshah Province, Iran.


Keywords


Biological control, soil habitats, walnut, apricot

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