Pavania

Sobhi, Mohammad, Hajiqanbar, Hamidreza & Mortazavi, Azim, 2017, New species and records of heterostigmatic mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Heterostigmata) phoretic on scarabaeid dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from northwestern Iran, Zootaxa 4276 (3), pp. 427-434: 431-432

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4276.3.7

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03984C68-BB56-F572-E8A1-F97BB99A9503

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scientific name

Pavania
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Key to world species of the genus Pavania  associated with beetles of the family Scarabaeidae 

1. Prodorsum with three pairs of setae (sc 1 absent)...................................... ( gymnopleuri  species group) 2

- Prodorsum with four pairs of setae (including sc 1)............................................................ 4

2. Setae v 1 longer than distance between their bases; setae e longer than f; setae h 2 15 times longer than h 1 ( Iran, phoretic on Gym- nopleurus mopsus persianus Reitter  ).................................. P. gymnopleuri Hajiqanbar & Khaustov, 2010   

- Setae v 1 shorter than distance between their bases; setae e never longer than f; setae h 2 at most seven times longer than h 1 … 3

3. Genu I with one seta (v'); dorsal idiosomal setae smooth; setae c 1 longer than c 2; setae c 1 and d pointed ( Iran, phoretic on G. mopsus persianus  )................................................ P. sabzevarensis Hajiqanbar & Khaustov, 2010   

- Genu I with two setae (v', l'); dorsal idiosomal setae weakly barbed; setae c 2 longer than c 1; setae c 1 and d distinctly blunt-ended

( Iran, phoretic on Onthophagus gibbosus gibbosus (Scriba)  , O. taurus (Schreber)  and O. amyntas alces (Fabricius))  ......................................................................... P. onthophagi Hajiqanbar & Khaustov, 2010  4. Setae sc 1 seta-like ( Iran, phoretic on O. vitulus Fabricius  )................................................................................................... ( setiformis  species group), P. setiformis Loghmani & Hajiqanbar, 2013   

- Setae sc 1 as capitate trichobothria....................................................( fusiformis  species group) 5

5. Some setae on tarsi I (pv’, pv”, u’, u”) and II (pv’, pv”, u’, tc”) modified, lanceolate ( Iran, phoretic on Scarabaeus pius (Illiger))  .......................................................... P. lanceolata Bahramian & Hajiqanbar, 2015   

- Setae on tarsi I-II not modified, seta-like................................................................... 6

6. Setae h 2 less than three times longer than h 1; setae h 1 longer than e ( Ukraine, Slovakia, phoretic on Copris lunaris  L.)..................................................................................... P. riparia Sevastianov, 1980   

- Setae h 2 four to five times longer than h 1; setae h 1 shorter than or subequal to e ..................................... 7

7. Setae e as long as f; setae on epimeres II subequal (Tajikistan, phoretic on Onthophagus  sp.).................................................................................................... P. tadjikistanica Sevastianov, 1980 

- Setae f longer than e; setae on epimeres II not subequal........................................................ 8

8. Setae f slightly (at most 1.35 times) longer than e; distance d -d twice as long as setae d ( Iran, phoretic on Euoniticellus fulvus (Goeze))  ............................................................ P. khiavensis Sobhi & Hajiqanbar  sp. nov. 

- Setae f at least twice longer than e; distance d -d distinctly more than two times longer than setae d ..................... 9

9. Setae c 2 longer than c 1; setae sc 2 more than two times longer than c 1 ( Italy, phoretic on Scarabaeus sacer  L.).......................................................................................... P. fusiformis Lombardini, 1949   

- Setae c 1 longer than c 2; setae sc 2 less than two times longer than c 1 (Iran, phoretic on Scarabaeus  spp.)....................................................................................... P. kamalii Hajiqanbar & Khaustov, 2010