Erythraeus (Zaracarus) lancifer Southcott

Kamran, Muhammad & Alatawi, Fahad J., 2014, Erythraeid mites (Prostigmata, Erythraeidae) from Saudi Arabia, description of three new species and a new record, ZooKeys 445, pp. 77-95 : 79

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https://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.445.7861

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scientific name

Erythraeus (Zaracarus) lancifer Southcott
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Taxon classification Animalia Prostigmata Erythraeidae

Erythraeus (Zaracarus) lancifer Southcott

Erythraeus (Zaracarus) lancifer Southcott, 1995: 223.

Material examined.

Six larvae, Baha, Saudi Arabia, 20°7.918'N, 41°24'69'E on 24 April, 2013, coll. M. Kamran, parasitizing tamarix leafhopper, Opseius sp. ( Hemiptera : Cicadellidae ); two larvae were collected as free living on Setaria viridis L. ( Poaceae ) from the same locality and date.

Remarks.

The type specimens were collected from a fly ( Diptera , Dolichopodidae ) Nr Pina, Zaragoza Province, Spain ( Southcott 1995). This species has been hitherto only recorded from Spain. Present samples constitute a new record for Asia.