Imparipes malus Khaustov, 2008,

Navabi, Amin, Hajiqanbar, Hamidreza & Mortazavi, Abdolazim, 2018, New species and records of the genera Scutacarus and Imparipes (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Scutacaridae) associated with Coleoptera and Hymenoptera (Arthropoda: Insecta) from Iran, Zootaxa 4531 (4), pp. 532-540: 537

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4531.4.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BD0BADCE-2CB7-471A-B3E3-741585CF80A0

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/521D2D31-9A6E-FFF6-DCEF-FCD87CD0DDB7

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Plazi

scientific name

Imparipes malus Khaustov, 2008
status

 

Imparipes malus Khaustov, 2008 

Imparipes malus Khaustov, 2008, p. 125  , Figs 80 (1–4).

This species is known only from its type locality, the southern shore of Crimea, on Ponera coarctata Latr.  ( Hymenoptera  : Formicidae  ) ( Khaustov 2008).

Material examined. Western Iran, Lorestan Province, Borujerd city, Sheykh Miri-ye Sadat village (33°54'48.68"N, 48°41'1.84"E). Four females removed from a vial containing more than 30 Tetramorium  sp. ( Hymenoptera  : Formicidae  ) and three females from a vial containing about 50 Camponotus  sp. ( Formicidae  ), 13 April 2016 and 20 May 2016, respectively.

Remarks. This species is reported for the second time in the world and recorded from Asia for the first time. This is a new association between this mite and ants of the genera Tetramorium  and Camponotus  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Prostigmata

Family

Scutacaridae

Genus

Imparipes

Loc

Imparipes malus Khaustov, 2008

Navabi, Amin, Hajiqanbar, Hamidreza & Mortazavi, Abdolazim 2018
2018
Loc

Imparipes malus

Khaustov 2008: 125
2008
Loc

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