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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.2.4

Palaeosomatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Iran, with description of a new species of Beklemishevia and supplementary description of Gilarovella demetrii Lange, 1974

Mohammad Ali Akrami, Moslem Behmanesh

Abstract


The present work deals with the Iranian palaeosomatid oribatid mites. One new species of the family Ctenacaridae, Beklemishevia iranica sp. nov., is described from Fars province, southern Iran. In addition, a supplementary description for Gilarovella demetrii Lange, 1974 on the basis of Iranian materials is given. An identification key to the known species of Iranian palaeosomatid mites is presented.


Keywords


Oribatida; palaeosomatid mites; taxonomy; new species; key; Iran

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