Bee Mites : Acari : Acariformes : Trombidiformes : Trochometridiidae : Trochometridium
Trochometridium iranicum Hajiqanbar and Khaustov, 2009
Trochometridium iranicum Hajiqanbar and Khaustov, 2009: 2711, Figs 4-6 (holotype female Sab-5 in Acarological Collection, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran; paratype females in same institution, Zoological Institute, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, US National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C., USA; Collection of Nikita Botanical Gardens, Yalta, Ukraine and Acarological Collection, Zoological Museum, College of Agriculture, University of University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran); Mortazavi et al., 2011: 57 (comparison with T. kermanicum; included in key); Hajiqanbar, 2011: 105, Fig p. 105B (comparative morphology of sporothecae).
Hosts. Pseudapis nilotica (Smith, 1875)
Distribution. Iran (type locality - Iran, Razawi Khorassan Prov., vicinity of Sabzevar town, Mazinan village 36°18.510' N, 56°48.507' E, 877 m)
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Created: May 01, 2012