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1 March 2018 Description of a new Aculus species (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) associated with Leguminosae plants from Iran and remarks on conspecific species known worldwide
Parisa Lotfollahi, Sadegh Tajaddod, Mahnaz Heydari Rikan
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During a study on the plant samples of Trifolium pratense L. (Leguminosae) collected in Iranian historical village, Kandovan of Osku region, Aculus haddadi Lotfollahi & Tajaddod sp. nov. was identified as a vagrant species and herein described and illustrated. In addition, a key to the known Aculus mite species collected on Leguminosae plants worldwide and information about their type host, type locality and habitus and figures of their prodorsal shield patterns are provided.

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Parisa Lotfollahi, Sadegh Tajaddod, and Mahnaz Heydari Rikan "Description of a new Aculus species (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) associated with Leguminosae plants from Iran and remarks on conspecific species known worldwide," Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(3), 477-488, (1 March 2018). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.3.7
Received: 20 June 2017; Accepted: 11 February 2018; Published: 1 March 2018
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East Azerbaijan
Eriophyoidea
Leguminosae
Trifolium
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