Faunistic survey on Suborder Prostigmata associated with Tamarix trees in Sistan region

Minab Poudineh, F. (2019) Faunistic survey on Suborder Prostigmata associated with Tamarix trees in Sistan region. Masters thesis, University of Zabol.

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The faunistic survey on prostigmatic mites(Acari: Prostigmata) associated with tamarix trees in Sistan region was carried out during the years 2016-2017. Soil, leaf-litter and plant foliages tamarisk trees from different parts of Sistan were collected and transported to the laboratory.. Mites from sample were extracted by Berlese funnels. Collected mites were cleared in Lactophenol and Nesbitt’s fluids and mounted in Hoyer’s medium on microscopic slides. In this study, 23 specimens from 7 genera belonging to 9 families were identified. Among identified specimens, 4 species(*) are new records for science. The 19 species are new for the Sistan fauna.The families, genera and species are as follows: Family Raphignathidae Kramer, 1877: Raphignathus hamooniensis n. sp.*; Raphignathus tammaricis n.sp *; Raphignathus n.sp.* Family Caligonellidae Grandjean, 1944: Molothrognathus bahariensis Ueckermamm & Khanjani, 2002; Molothrognathus mehrnejadi Liang & Zhang, 1997; Molothrognathus phytocolus Meyer & Ueckermann, 1989; Molothrognathus shirazicus Khanjani et al., 2016 Family Stigmaeidae Oudemans, 1931: Estigmaeus nasrinae Khanjani & Ueckermann, 2002 Family Camerobiidae Southcott, 1957: Neophyllobius astragalusi Kjanjani & Ueckermann, 2002 Family Anystidae Oudemans, 1936: Anystis baccarum L,1758 Family Cheyletidae Leach, 1815: Acaropsella kulagini Rohdendrof, 1940; Cheletomorpha lepidepteroum Shaw, 1794; Acaropsellina sollers Kuzin, 1940; Cheyletus malayensis Kunliffe, 1962; Cheletomimus congensis Cunliffe, 1962 Family Erythraeidae Robineau-Desvoidy, 1828: Erythraeus southcotti Goldarazena & Zhang, 1998; Ailothrombium ovatum Zhang & Xin, 1992; Bursaustium zabolensis n. sp.*, 2018; Abrolophus irannejadi Saboori & Hajighanbar, 2005; Nagoricanella salehi Kamran & Alatawi, 2015 Family Bdellidae Duges, 1834: Spinibdella cronini Baker & balack, 1949 Family Cunaxidae Thor, 1902: Cunaxa caprealus Berlese, 1890; Cunaxa grobleri Heyer, 1979; Coleoscrius simplex Ewing, 1917

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acari, Prostigmata, Fauna, Sistan, Tamarix, Iran
Subjects: S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Depositing User: Mrs najmeh khajeh
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2019 05:42
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2019 05:42
URI: http://eprints.uoz.ac.ir/id/eprint/2481

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