Systematic & Applied Acarology
ISSN 1362-1971
An international journal of the Systematic and Applied Acarology Society, published since 1996

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Systematic & Applied Acarology (2002) 7, 167-172

A new species of the genus Austroteneriffia (Acari: Teneriffiidae) from Iran


1 ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, Private Bag X134, Pretoria 0001, South Africa. E-mail:

2 Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Bu Ali-Sina University, Hamadan, Iran. E-mail: khan-jani@


A new species, Austroteneriffia kamalii, is described. This is the first record of the family Teneriffiidae from

Iran. A revised key to the Austroteneriffia species of the world is given.

Key words: Teneriffiidae, Austroteneriffia kamalii, new species, Iran, Acari.


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