A new species of stigmaeid mites from East Azarbaijan, Iran (Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae)

Abstract :

A new species, Stigmaeus shabestariensis n. sp., is described and illustrated from specimens collected from soil of an apple orchard at Shabestar (Shendabad), East Azarbaijan, Iran. This species is distinct from similar species of Stigmaeus in having two extra isolated shields.


Keyword :

Acari, East Azarbaijan, new species, Stigmaeidae, Stigmaeus, Iran


Author(s) : Irani Nejad, K. H., Lotfollahi, P., Akbari, A., Bagheri, M., Ueckermann, E. A.
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Published Issue : 2010 Vol. 5 Number 2


2010 Vol. 5 Number 2