Bagheri M., Gheblealivand S.S., Ghorbani H. 2012. Stigmaeus iranensis, a new species of the genus Stigmaeus Koch (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from Northwest Iran // Acarina. Vol.20. No.1: 44–47 [in English].

Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maragheh, Maragheh, Iran; e-mails:,,

ABSTRACT: Stigmaeus iranensis sp.n. is described and illustrated. The new species was collected from soil in apple orchards in Nothwest Iran. A key to the known Iranian species of the genus Stigmaeus is provided.

KEY WORDS: Acari, Stigmaeidae, Stigmaeus, Iran, mite.

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