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Erythraeus (Erythraeus) pistacicus sp. n. (Trombidiformes: Erythraeidae) from southern Iran, and notes on other Erythraeus spp.

Ryszard Haitlinger, Reza Mehrnejad and Miloje Šundić
From the journal Biologia

Abstract

A new erythraeid mite species, Erythraeus (Erythraeus) pistacicus sp. n., is described from southern Iran based on larvae. Corrected data and new measurements and meristic data for E. (E.) hilariae, E. (E.) akbariani and E. (E.) sabrinae are given.

Acknowledgements

The field study was supported by the Pistachio Research Institute of Iran.

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Received: 2016-2-13
Accepted: 2016-6-1
Published Online: 2016-8-11
Published in Print: 2016-7-1

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