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30 June 2015 A new species of the family Dolichocybidae Mahunka, 1970 (Acari: Heterostigmata) associated with Sinoxylon pugnax Lesne (Insecta: Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) from Iran
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The mite species Dolichomotes sinuspersicus Mortazavi & Hajiqanbar sp. nov. (Acari: Heterostigmata: Dolichocybidae) associated with Sinoxylon pugnax Lesne, 1904 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) is described form southern Iran. This finding presents the first evidence of the genus Dolichomotes Smiley, 1967 from Palaearctic realm, also first record of association between dolichocybids and beetles of the family Bostrichidae. A key to world species of the genus Dolichomotes is provided.

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Abdolazim Mortazavi, Hamidreza Hajiqanbar, and Karim Kamali "A new species of the family Dolichocybidae Mahunka, 1970 (Acari: Heterostigmata) associated with Sinoxylon pugnax Lesne (Insecta: Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) from Iran," Systematic and Applied Acarology 20(4), 441-448, (30 June 2015). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.4.9
Received: 30 October 2014; Accepted: 1 December 2014; Published: 30 June 2015
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