Macrocheles scutatus ( Berlese, 1904 )

Farahi, Sara, Shishehbor, Parviz & Nemati, Alireza, 2018, Some mesostigmatic mites (Acari: Parasitiformes) of Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, Persian Journal of Acarology 7 (4), pp. 323-344: 332-333

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.22073/pja.v7i4.38663

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC036037-FF80-8438-FDCF-FABAE989FE2B

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Macrocheles scutatus ( Berlese, 1904 )
status

 

Macrocheles scutatus ( Berlese, 1904)  

Holostaspis subbadius var. scutatus   – Berlese (1904): 264.

Macrocheles scutatus   – Hyatt and Emberson (1988): 110.

Distribution and habitats in Iran – Provinces of Tehran (soil, leaf-litter, decomposing organic matter, manure, unidentified scarab beetles), Fars (soil of citrus orchards), Markazi (soil), Isfahan (soil of fruit orchards), Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari (dung), Khorasan-e Shomali (soil of farms, gardens and manures), Mazandaran (soil), Golestan ( Geotrupes   sp.) ( Kazemi and Rajaei 2013) and Lorestan (oak forest, field and manure) ( Nemati et al. 2018). This is new to the Khuzestan Province fauna.

Material examined – Two females, Ahvaz, Gavmish Abad, 31° 17' 34.77" N, 48° 40' 05.05" E, 15 m a.s.l., 26 May 2015 (buffalo manure); two females, Bavi, Shajaraat, 31° 30' 40" N, 48° 54' 27" E, 22 m a.s.l., 8 June 2015 (cow manure); three females, one male, Bavi, Mollasani, 31° 35' 31" N, 48° 53' 10" E, 27 m a.s.l., 8 April 2015 (buffalo manure), two females, 22 November 2015 (cow manure); two females, Hamidieh, 31° 28' 39" N, 48° 26' 44" E, 29 m a.s.l., 5 November 2015 (cow manure), two females, 22 April 2016 (buffalo manure); two females, Ahvaz, Alhaei, 31° 39' 20" N, 48° 35' 26" E, 31 m a.s.l., 29 April 2016 (cow manure); one female, Shush, Seyyed Abbas, 31° 49' 49" N, 48° 23' 21" E, 40 m a.s.l., 5 June 2016 (buffalo manure); one female, two males, Shush, Khoyes, 32° 01' 53" N, 48° 16' 45" E, 60 m a.s.l., 26 May 2016 (sheep manure); two females, Bavi, Talbumeh, 31° 31' 37" N, 48° 55' 27" E, 20 m a.s.l., 9 October 2016 (cow manure); one female, Hamidieh, Pich-e Seyyed Jaber, 31° 27' 34" N, 48° 25' 26" E, 21 m a.s.l., 20 October 2016 (cow manure); one female, Hamidieh, Tarrahiyeh, 31° 25' 21" N, 48° 23' 21" E, 18 m, 20 October 2016 (buffalo manure); two females, Bavi, Veys, 31° 28' 56" N, 48° 52' 41" E, 24 m a.s.l., 23 Octobers 2016 (cow manure); two females, one male, Bavi, Naddafieh, 31° 36' 20" N, 48° 52' 59" E, 27 m a.s.l., 2 June 2017 (sheep manure).

Note – Characters of the Iranian specimens agreed with data presented in Hyatt and Emberson (1988).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Macrochelidae

Genus

Macrocheles

Loc

Macrocheles scutatus ( Berlese, 1904 )

Farahi, Sara, Shishehbor, Parviz & Nemati, Alireza 2018
2018
Loc

Macrocheles scutatus

Hyatt, K. H. & Emberson, R. M. 1988: 110
1988
Loc

Holostaspis subbadius var. scutatus

Berlese, A. 1904: 264
1904