Article Mites of the Raphignathoidea (Acari: Prostigmata) from Zanjan vicinities and description of male of Stigmaeus shabestariensis

Narges Fakhari, Mohammad Khanjani, Hasan Rahmani, Masoumeh Khanjani
PERSIAN JOURNAL OF ACAROLOGY 187 Persian Journal of Acarology   unpublished
Raphignathoid mites are important biological control agents of spider and eriophyid mites, and scale insects in agriculture and forestry. Therefore, a study on the fauna of superfamily Raphignathoidea in Zanjan city was carried out during 2012-2013. In this survey, 23 species belonging to 8 genera from 4 different families were collected and identified.