Systematic & Applied Acarology
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Systematic & Applied Acarology (2008) 13, 6569.

A new species of the genus Aegyptobia Sayed (Acari: Prostigmata, Tenuipalpidae) from Iran


1Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Bu - Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran.


2Department of Applied Entomology and Zoology, Faculty of Agriculture, Ibaraki University, Ami, Ibaraki, 300-0393, Japan. E-mail:

3Agricultural and natural Resource Center of Mazandaran, Iran


Aegyptobia iranensis n. sp. is described and illustrated based on females collected from Juniperus spp. leaves from Iran.

Key words: Acari, flat mite, false spider mite, Tenuipalpidae, Aegyptobia, Iran


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