Mehri-Heyran, Hosein, Lotfollahi, Parisa, de, Enrico, Lillo & Azimi, Solmaz, 2020, Eriophyoid (Trombidiformes: Eriophyoidea) mite fauna of Miandoab region in Iran with redescription of Aceria kiefferi (Nalepa), Persian Journal of Acarology 9 (2), pp. 161-171 : 168-169

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Subfamily Rhyncaphytoptinae

Rhynophytoptus nemalobos Lotfollahi & de Lillo, 2014 – collected from Prunus domestica L., Prunus cerasifera Ehrh. , Rosa × damascena Herrm., Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb , Prunus armeniaca L., Prunus avium (L.) L. and Prunus persica (L.) Batsch ( Rosaceae ), and due to the windy weather of sampling area, it’s females and males occasionally collected from 22 plant species in six localities ( Table 2). This species was one of the abundant species in the surveyed region especially in Ooch Tappe Kord Village that marked by one asterisk (*) in Table 2.

Diptacus gigantorhynchus (Nalepa, 1892) – collected from Prunus persica var. nucipersica (L.) C.K. Schneid., Prunus domestica L., Prunus cerasifera Ehrh. and Pyrus anatolica Browicz (Rosaceae) , and due to the windy weather of sampling area, it’s females and nymphs occasionally

collected from 10 plant species in three localities ( Table 2). This species is new for the mite fauna of Iran.


The authors are grateful to Prof. Radmila Petanović (Department of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, Serbia) for her suggestions and critical review of an earlier draft of this manuscript. This research was supported by Iran National Science Foundation ( Iran) and partially by Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University ( Iran) and MIUR (Progetto “Pietro Della Valle”) which are greatly appreciated.

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