Introduction of Archoribatid Mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Shendabad Region (East Azerbaijan Province), Iran

Journal of the Acarological Society of Japan 01/2011; 20(1):33-36. DOI: 10.2300/acari.20.33


Archoribatid mites of Shendabad Region (East Azerbaijan Province, Iran) were studied during
2008 by taking soil samples at three different times (mid-July, mid-August and mid-September).
In this study, six families, 10 genera and 13 species were identifi ed, of which seven species are
new records for mite fauna of Iran. Moreover, one family and three genera are new records for
province mite fauna.

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