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30 September 2015 Three new species and two new records of the family Microtrombidiidae (Acari: Prostigmata) from Iran
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Atractothrombium amirkabiri sp. nov., Ettmuelleria zahediae sp. nov. and Microtrombidium fumani sp. nov. of the subfamily Microtrombidiinae Thor, 1935 are described from Guilan province, northern Iran. Moreover, Enemothrombium culicoidium (Vercammen-Grandjean and Cochrane, 1974) of the subfamily Valgothrombiinae Gabryś, 1999 and Empitrombium makolae Sevsay & Karakurt, 2013 of the Microtrombidiidae incertae sedis are reported for the first time from Iran. All species were collected from soil samples (off host) in a forest.

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Javad Noei, Alireza Saboori, and Jalil Hajizadeh "Three new species and two new records of the family Microtrombidiidae (Acari: Prostigmata) from Iran," Systematic and Applied Acarology 20(6), 655-673, (30 September 2015). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.6.8
Received: 31 December 2014; Accepted: 1 March 2015; Published: 30 September 2015
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