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Hamed Ghobari

Hamed Ghobari

Academic rank: Associate Professor
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Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 56801091100
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture
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Phone: 09183715818

Research

Title
First new species of the Caeculidae (Acari: Trombidiformes: Prostigmata) from Iran, with a key to the world species of Allocaeculus
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
identification; predatory mites; taxonomic study; spinose setae; Kurdistan Province
Year
2020
Journal SYSTEMATIC AND APPLIED ACAROLOGY
DOI
Researchers Saeid Paktinat-Saeij ، Hamed Ghobari ، Kyumars Mohammadi Samani

Abstract

A new species, Allocaeculus sirwani sp. nov. (Trombidiformes: Prostigmata: Caeculidae) is described based onadult females from Marivan city, Kurdistan Province, Iran. The new species can be distinguished from other species by the following features: the bothridial setae (bo) filiform; dorsal body setae clavate; setae c1, a2, d1, d2, e1, e2 present; setae c1 normal; adanal and pseudanal plates each bearing three pairs of setae; un-pair seta hspresent; palp tarsus with seven setae; epimeral setal formula 3-2-2-4/5 and spinose setal formula of leg I 3-2-1-1-2. Also, an identification key to known species of Allocaeculus is provided.