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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.24.2.8

Two species of stigmaeid mites (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from Iran: Eryngiopus rezaiyeiensis sp. nov. and Parastigmaeus urmiaensis sp. nov.

Mojtaba Mohammad Doustaresharaf, Mohammad Bagheri, Moosa saber

Abstract


Two new species, Eryngiopus rezaiyeiensis sp. nov. and Parastigmaeus urmiaensis sp. nov. of the family Stigmaeidae (Acari: Trombidiformes), are described and illustrated based on female and deutonymph specimens collected from Northwest Iran. A modified and updated table of diagnostic characters of the species of Eryngiopus, is also provided.


Keywords


Acari, West Azerbaijan, soil, predatory mites, new species, Urmia, Iran

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