A new species of oribatid mite of the family Oppiidae Sellnick, 1937, Oxyoppia (Dzarogneta) iranensis sp. nov., is described from Iran. The new species is recognized by the long sensillus with a lanceolate and pectinate head, poorly developed humeral processes, conspicuously barbed notogastral and ventral setae, and its large body size. This species was collected from soil of pasture plants, especially Bromus sp.
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