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Zootaxa. 2014 Aug 5;3846(4):569-76. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3846.4.5.

A new species of Hypoaspis Canestrini from Iran (Acari: Laelapidae), with a key to the species occurring in the Western Palaearctic Region.

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1
Department of Plant Protection, Yazd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Yazd, Iran.; Email: joharchi@iauyazd.ac.ir.
2
Department of Entomology, Fars Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Fars,Marvdasht, Iran.; Email: Ostovan2001@yahoo.com.
3
Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.; Email: babaeian@ut.ac.ir.

Abstract

Hypoaspis elegans sp. nov. was collected on adult female Oryctes elegans Prell. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Bam, Kerman province, Iran. The new species is described and illustrated from adult females. Hypoaspis surii Khanjani et. al., 2013 is a junior synonym of Hypoaspis maryamae Joharchi & Halliday, 2011. A key to the Western Palaearctic species of Hypoaspis is presented.

PMID:
25112267
DOI:
10.11646/zootaxa.3846.4.5
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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