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Tenuipalpus pariae sp. nov., a new species of the genus Tenuipalpus Donnadieu (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Iran



A new species of the genus Tenuipalpus, T. pariae sp. nov., is described and illustrated based on female, male and immature stages, collected from leaves of caper bushes, Capparis sp. (Capparaceae) from Gamasiab, Nahavand, Hamedan Province, Iran. A key to all known Iranian species is provided.


caudatus group, Colopalpus, phytophagous mites, Capparaceae, Hamedan


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