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, 185-190

A new genus and species of larval Neothrombiidae (Acari: Trombidioidea) from Iran


Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Tehran University, Karaj, Iran; E-mail:



Southcottella nematii gen. et sp. nov. (Acari: Neothrombiidae) is described and illustrated from larvae

ectoparasitic on adults of Gryllus domesticus L. (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) from Ahwaz, Iran. A key to genera of

Neothrombiidae of the world (larva) is presented.

Key words: Acari, Neothrombiidae, Southcottella nematii gen. et sp. nov., Gryllus domesticus, Iran


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