Systematic & Applied Acarology
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An international journal of the Systematic and Applied Acarology Society, published since 1996

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Systematic & Applied Acarology (2007) 12, 245-251

Mabulatrichus iranicus (Acari: Oribatida: Zetomotrichidae): a new species from Iran

Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. E-mail:
2 2Department of Acarology, National Museum, P.O. Box 266, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa. E-mail:


Mabulatrichus iranicus sp. nov. (Acari: Oribatida: Zetomotrichidae) is described from Mazandaran province, Northern Iran.

Key words: Acari, Oribatida, Zetomotrichidae, new species, Iran


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