Translator Disclaimer
15 May 2020 First new species of the Caeculidae (Acari: Trombidiformes: Prostigmata) from Iran, with a key to the world species of Allocaeculus
Author Affiliations +
Abstract

A new species, Allocaeculus sirwanisp. nov. (Trombidiformes: Prostigmata: Caeculidae) is described based on adult females from Marivan city, Kurdistan Province, Iran. The new species can be distinguished from other species by the following features: the bothridial setae (bo) filiform; dorsal body setae clavate; setae c1, a2, d1, d2, e1, e2 present; setae c1 normal; adanal and pseudanal plates each bearing three pairs of setae; un-pair seta hs present; palp tarsus with seven setae; epimeral setal formula 3-2-2-4/5 and spinose setal formula of leg I 3-2-1-1-2. Also, an identification key to known species of Allocaeculus is provided.

© Systematic & Applied Acarology Society
Saeid Paktinat-Saeij, Hamed Ghobari, and Kyumars Mohammadi Samani "First new species of the Caeculidae (Acari: Trombidiformes: Prostigmata) from Iran, with a key to the world species of Allocaeculus," Systematic and Applied Acarology 25(5), 833-842, (15 May 2020). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.25.5.5
Received: 15 February 2020; Accepted: 6 March 2020; Published: 15 May 2020
JOURNAL ARTICLE
10 PAGES


SHARE
ARTICLE IMPACT
RIGHTS & PERMISSIONS
Get copyright permission
Back to Top