Kuzinellus kuzini Wainstein, 1962

Ahmad-Hosseini, Mohammad, Khanjani, Mohammad & Karamian, Roya, 2019, Study on predatory mites of Aceria tristriatus (Nalepa, 1890) from Hamedan and Lorestan provinces, Western Iran, Persian Journal of Acarology 8 (2), pp. 125-145: 129

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.22073/pja.v8i2.45640

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4C425003-76FC-45EE-918E-FA17FEA2FC10

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4644784

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039A8799-D06B-FFA5-5F51-3E230F4472AB

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scientific name

Kuzinellus kuzini Wainstein, 1962
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Kuzinellus kuzini Wainstein, 1962  

Diagnosis (female)

Dorsal shield with 5 pairs of solenostomes (gd2, gd4, gd6, gd8, gd9); dorsal shield setae inserted on small tubercles seta z6 presence in female, JV2 and JV3 present, with four pairs of preanal setae and one pair of pre-anal pores, seta R1 on membrane; setae J5 smooth and Z4 serrate, calyx of spermatheca tubular shape, flaring distally near the vesicle; leg IV with a macroseta on basitarsus which is sharp-tipped in adult, movable and fixed digits of chelicera with 2 and 4 teeth, respectively.

In this study, this species had the highest association among other predatory mites found together with Aceria tristriatus   in Hamedan and Lorestan provinces. Immature stages (larva, protonymph and deutonymph) and adults (female and male) of K. kuzini   are described and redescribed, respectively, by Ahmad-Hosseini et al. (2017b).

Material examined

In order to avoid repeating, geographical coordinates of sampling locations that previously presented not mentioned again.

Hamedan province: Heydareh village   – 7 Oct. 2014 (n = 15), 8 Oct. 2015 (n = 18), 23 Aug. 2016 (n = 11), 9 Oct. 2016 (n = 6), 29 Oct. 2016 (n = 4), 9 Sep. 2017 (n = 6), 13 Sep. 2017 (n = 7); Shahrestaneh village   – 18 Sep. 2014 (n = 20), 23 Nov. 2015 (n = 7), 17 Oct. 2016 (n = 5), 14 Sep. 2016 (n = 14); Ganjnameh   – 26 Aug. 2017 (n = 9), 1 Sep. 2017 (n = 8); Asadabad (34° 37’ N; 47° 51’ E) GoogleMaps   – 2 Aug. 2016 (n = 11), 30 Oct. 2015 (n = 10), 27 Aug. 2016 (n = 4), 9 Nov. 2016 (n = 5); Hamedan vicinity (34° 46’ N; 48° 31’ E) GoogleMaps   – 15 Aug. 2015 (n = 5), 5 Jul. 2017 (n = 15); Faculty of Agriculture of Bu-Ali Sina University (34° 48’ N, 48° 29’ E) GoogleMaps   – 16 Oct. 2015 (n = 3), 19 Sep. 2016 (n = 18), 30 Sep. 2016 (n = 14); Divin village (34° 45’ N; 48° 30’ E) GoogleMaps   – 4 Aug. 2016 (n = 5), 8 Sep. 2016 (n = 3); Sarab Gamasiab (34° 02’ N; 48° 22’ E) GoogleMaps   – 10 Aug. 2016 (n = 6); Bahar vicinity (34° 55’ N; 48° 19’ E) GoogleMaps   – 29 Oct. 2016 (n = 9), 2 Aug. 2017 (n = 6); Maryanaj vicinity (34° 54’ N; 48° 29’ E) GoogleMaps   – 18 Nov. 2016 (n = 6); Abasabad village (34° 47’ N; 48° 28’ E) GoogleMaps   – 20 Jul. 2015 (n = 6); Darreh Morad Beyg village (34° 44’ N; 48° 30’ E) GoogleMaps   23 Jul. 2017 (n = 4). Lorestan Province: Kahman canyon   – 30 Aug. 2015 (n = 8), 26 Sep. 2015 (n = 5), 13 Oct. 2015 (n = 13); Aleshtar county   – 4 Sep. 2015 (n = 15); Firouz Abad county (34° 58’ N, 48° 24’ E) GoogleMaps   – 13 Nov. 2015 (n = 7), 10 Aug. 2016 (n = 8); Robatnamaki village (33° 47’ N, 48° 18’ E) – 10 Augs. 2016 (n = 5) GoogleMaps   .