Paper Information

Journal:   BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (DANISH-I ZISTI-I IRAN)   SUMMER 2009 , Volume 4 , Number 2; Page(s) 1 To 8.
 
Paper: 

SOME ORIBATID MITES, ACARI: ORIBATIDA FROM SORKHE HESAR FOREST REGION AND NEW RECORDS OF FIVE SPECIES FROM IRAN

 
 
Author(s):  PAKYARI H., KHERADPIR N.*
 
* DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PROTECTION, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, VARAMIN BRANCH, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

During 2006-2007 a faunistic survey was carried out to study the edaphic oribatid mites in Sorkhe-Hesar forest park of Tehran. A Total of 10 species from 7 genera and 7 families were collected and identified. Identifications were confirmed by Louice Quetzee and Lizel Hugo (Dept. Acarology, National museum, Bloemfotein, South Africa) and specimens were deposited at the Acarology collection of the Entomology Department, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch. They are listed below; five species which are marked by asterisks are considered to be new records for Iran.
Galumnoidea                 Galumnidae                   Galumna discifera Balogh, 1960
                                                                        Galumna dimidiata Engelbrecht, 1969
Oripodoidea                   Oribatulidae                   Oribatula tibialis Nicolet, 1855
                                                                        Oribatula connexa Berlese, 1904
                                    Protoribatidae                Protoribates paracapucinus Mahunka, 1988
                                                                       
Protoribates maximus Mahunka, 1988
Epilohmannioidea           Epilohmanniidae Epilohmannia cylindrical Berlese, 1904
Tectocepheoidea            Tectocepheidae  Tectocepheus minor Berlese, 1903
Microzetoidea                Microzetidae                  Berlezetes ornatissimus Berlese, 1913
Gymnodamaeoidea        Gymnodamaeidae          Jacotella glaber Miheleie, 1957

 
Keyword(s): ORIBATIDA, SORKHEH HESAR, TEHRAN, EDAPHIC
 
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