Macrocheles muscaedomesticae ( Scopoli, 1772 )

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: 331-332

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC036037-FF81-843B-FE33-FC70E989FAFD

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Macrocheles muscaedomesticae ( Scopoli, 1772 )
status

 

Macrocheles muscaedomesticae ( Scopoli, 1772)  

Acarus muscaedomesticae   – Scopoli (1772): 125

Macrocheles muscaedomesticae   – Hyatt and Emberson (1988): 80.

Distribution and habitats in Iran – Provinces of Tehran (honey bee hives, soil, leaf-litter, decomposing organic matter, manure, unidentified scarab beetles), Azerbaijan-e Sharghi (soil), Khuzestan (soil, nests of insects or body of fresh and pinned museum specimens), Guilan (soil), Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari (nests of insects or body of fresh and pinned museum specimens, dung), Bushehr (nests of insects or body of fresh and pinned museum specimens), Mazandaran (soil), Kerman (cow manure, soil), Golestan ( Pentodon   sp., Melolontha melolontha   (L.), Geotrupes   sp., manure), Fars (manure, soil and leaf-litter, potato, zucchini, flour and the floor of insectariums, soil), Khorasan-e Shomali (soil of farms, gardens and manures) ( Kazemi and Rajaei 2013), Kerman (cow and poultry manure, soil), Khorasan-e Razavi (stored food products), Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari (soil), Isfahan (empty pastures and tomato patches) and North East of Iran (associated with stored food products) ( Nemati et al. 2018).

Material examined – Five females, three males, Ahvaz, dairy farm at Shahid Chamran University campus, 32° 17' 59" N, 48° 39' 39" E, 15 m a.s.l., 11 March 2015 (cow manure), five females, 26 May 2015 (cow manure), 5 females, 21 July 2015 (cow manure), five female, two male, 17 September 2015 (cow manure), six females, 17 November 2015 (cow manure); four females, Bavi, Mollasani, 31° 35' 31" N, 48° 53' 10" E, 27 m a.s.l., 8 April 2015 (poultry manure), three females, two males, 24 April 2015 (cow manure), five female, 14 May 2015 (poultry manure), two females, 24 June 2015 (poultry manure), five females, 29 August 2015 (buffalo manure), five females, five males, 27 October 2015 (cow manure), four females, 22 November 2015 (sheep manure), eight females, seven males, 25 August 2016 (cow manure), seven females, four males, 5 March 2017 (cow manure), eight females, two males, 21 April 2017 (cow manure); seven females, three males, Ahvaz, 31° 23' 02" N, 48° 38' 38" E, 18 m a.s.l., 8 April 2015 (horse manure), three females, two males, Ahvaz, Gavmish Abad, 31° 17' 34.77" N, 48° 40' 05.05" E, 15 m a.s.l., 8 April 2015 (buffalo manure), seven female, 26 May 2015 (buffalo manure); three females, Shush, Khavar-e Seyyed Khalaf, 31° 31' 23" N, 48° 49' 31" E, 25 m a.s.l., 8 June 2015 (cow manure), four females, 9 October 2016 (cow manure); three

females, Bavi, Shajaraat, 31° 30' 40" N, 48° 54' 27" E, 22 m a.s.l., 8 June 2015 (buffalo manure), two females, four males, Ahvaz, Ebadeh, 31° 26' 14" N, 48° 45' 07" E, 20 m a.s.l., 2 May 2015 (cow manure); three females, 29 October 2016 (cow manure); three females, one male, Bavi, Gabir, 31° 26' 34" N, 48° 45' 17" E, 20 m a.s.l., 2 May 2015 (sheep manure), three females, 29 October 2016 (cow manure); four females, Shush, Beyt-e Juhi, 31° 57' 50" N, 48° 17' 42" E, 64 m, 13 July 2015 (cow manure), Twelve females, two males, 26 May 2016 (cow manure); nine females, Ahvaz, Jassaniyeh-ye Kuchak, 31° 24' 10" N, 48° 44' 58" E, 21 m a.s.l., 29 September 2015 (cow manure); six females, two males, Hamidieh, 31° 28' 39" N, 48° 26' 44" E, 29 m a.s.l., 5 November 2015 (cow manure), four females, one male, 22 April 2016 (buffalo manure); three females, Ahvaz, Jassaniyehye Bozorg, 31° 25' 55" N, 48° 44' 41" E, 22 m a.s.l., 30 November 2015 (cow manure); two females, Ahvaz, Daghagheleh, 31° 23' 31" N, 48° 41' 28" E, 20 m a.s.l., 30 November 2015 (cow manure); one female, two males, Hamidieh, Gambue, 31° 23' 59" N, 48° 31' 21" E, 16 m a.s.l., 11 December 2015 (cow manure); two females, Dasht-e Azadegan, Susangerd, 31° 32' 58" N, 48° 11' 57" E, 14 m a.s.l., 12 December 2015 (sheep manure), four females, one male, 22 April 2016 (cow manure); eight females, Shushtar, Arab Hassan, 31° 49' 44" N, 48° 53' 55" E, 30 m a.s.l., 2 March 2016 (sheep manure); four femlaes, two males, Hamidieh, Tarrahiyeh, 31° 25' 21" N, 48° 23' 21" E, 18 m a.s.l., 10 March 2016 (cow manure), four females, two males, 20 October 2016 (cow manure); four females, two males, Hamidieh, Pich-e Seyyed Jaber, 31° 27' 34" N, 48° 25' 26" E, 21 m a.s.l., 10 March 2016 (cow manure); six females, two males, 4 June 2016 (cow manure); nine females, Shush, Khoyes, 32° 01' 53" N, 48° 16' 45" E, 60 m a.s.l., 13 April 2016 (buffalo manure), ten females, three males, 4 July 2017 (cow manure); six females, Ahvaz, Alhaei, 31° 39' 20" N, 48° 35' 26" E, 31 m a.s.l., 29 April 2016 (cow manure); eight females, Shush, Seyyed Abbas, 31° 49' 49" N, 48° 23' 21" E, 40 m a.s.l., 5 June 2016 (buffalo manure), eight females, four males, 25 May 2016 (cow manure); ten females, Shushtar, Band-e Qir, 31° 39' 10" N, 48° 53' 09" E, 26 m a.s.l., 13 October 2016 (cow manure), three females, 19 June 2016 (sheep manure); four females, Bavi, Talbumeh, 31° 31' 37" N, 48° 55' 27" E, 20 m a.s.l., 9 October 2016 (cow manure); four females, two males, Susangerd, Abu Hamizeh, 31° 31' 48" N, 48° 13' 11" E, 15 m a.s.l., 20 October 2016 (cow manure); nine females, Bavi, Veys, 31° 28' 56" N, 48° 52' 41" E, 24 m a.s.l., 23 October 2016 (cow manure); three females, Bavi, Naddafieh, 31° 36' 20" N, 48° 52' 59" E, 27 m a.s.l., 19 November 2016 (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 muscaedomesticae ( Scopoli, 1772 )

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

Macrocheles muscaedomesticae

Hyatt, K. H. & Emberson, R. M. 1988: 80
1988
Loc

Acarus muscaedomesticae

Scopoli, J. A. 1772: 125
1772