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Trachygamasus karuni sp. nov., a new mite species from Iran (Parasitiformes: Parasitidae)

Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran
Department of Comparative Anatomy, Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
new species mite taxonomy Trachygamasus dung Acari


A new mite species, Trachygamasus karuni sp. nov. is described from buffalo, sheep and horse manure at several locations north of Ahvaz city, Khuzestan, Iran. A key to 14 world species of Trachygamasus with described adults is also provided.


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