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Redescription of Eutarsopolipus elongatus Regenfuss, 1968 (Acari: Podapolipidae) parasitising carabid beetles, with first description of the male

Mohammad Sobhi / Hamidreza Hajiqanbar / Abdolazim Mortazavi
Online erschienen: 05.07.2017 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2017-0072


A species of mites of the genus Eutarsopolipus Berlese, 1911 (Acari: Prostigmata: Podapolipidae), Eutarsopolipus elongatus Regenfuss, 1968, belonging to the acanthomus species group, is found from northwestern Iran. This is first record of the species from Asia including Iran. Also, unknown male of this species is discovered. During a survey on mites associated with insects in northwestern Iran, three colonies of this ectoparasitic species were recovered from subelytral cavity of the carabid beetles (Amara aenea). Purposes of this article are to describe the male and to redescribe the larval and adult females of this species, with world key to male stage of the acanthomus species group of the genus Eutarsopolipus.

Keywords: Mite; Heterostigmata; new record; Carabidae; Asia; Iran


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Erhalten: 02.02.2017

Revidiert: 24.04.2017

Angenommen: 04.05.2017

Online erschienen: 05.07.2017

Erschienen im Druck: 26.09.2017

Quellenangabe: Acta Parasitologica, Band 62, Heft 3, Seiten 597–605, ISSN (Online) 1896-1851, ISSN (Print) 1230-2821, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2017-0072.

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