New records of two cheyletid mite species (Acari: Cheyletidae) from Iran


Dogan S., Jalaeian M., Kamali H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, vol.35, no.5, pp.781-782, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/zoo-1008-138
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.781-782
  • Keywords: Acari, Cheyletidae, Cheletonella, Cheyletus, new records, Iran
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Two species of the family Cheyletidae (Acari: Prostigmata), Cheletonella vespertilionis Womersley and Cheyletus kuznetzovi Bochkov and Khaustov, are given as new records for the Iranian fauna. This is also the first report of the genus Cheletonella Womersley from Iran.