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An illustrated key to world species of the mite family Trochometridiidae (Acari: Prostigmata), with description of a new species and new insect host records

  • Amir Loghmani (a1), Hamidreza Hajiqanbar (a1) and Ali Asghar Talebi (a1)

Abstract

The mite species Trochometridium mutilliphillum Loghmani and Hajiqanbar new species (Acari: Trombidiformes: Trochometridiidae) associated with two mutillid wasps of the genera Tricholabiodes Radoszkowski and Dentilla Lelej (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) is described from northeastern Iran. Some new host records for species of the genus Trochometridium Cross are reported, including a remarkable new record of an association between the mite family Trochometridiidae and the order Diptera. Also, an illustrated key to world genera and species of the family Trochometridiidae is provided.

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1 Corresponding author (e-mail: hajiqanbar@modares.ac.ir).

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Subject editor: Heather Proctor

http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:988A0D26-90D1-4EE4-AD3A-ECFC3B2FCFD5

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