Predator and parasite mites associated with aphids and scale insects in Guilan Province of Iran

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Amir Hossein Navaran
Jalil Hajizadeh

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A faunistic study on the predator and parasite mites (Acari) associated with aphids and scale insects in Guilan province, northern Iran was carried out during 2020- 2021. Totally, 32 species belonging to 23 different genera and 11 families were collected and identified. Amblyseius herbicolus (Chant), Amblyseius meridionalis Berlese, Euseius stipulates (Athias-Henriot), Euseius finlandicus (Oudemas), Neoseiulus barkeri, Paraseiulus triporus (Chant & Yoshida-Shaul), Paraseiulus soleiger (Ribaga), Paraseiulus talbii (Athias-Henriot), Transeius wainsteini (Gomelauri), Typhlodromus caudiglans Schuster [Phytoseiidae]; Cheletogenes ornatus (Canestrini &  Fanzago), Cheletomimus berlesei (Oudemans), Cheletomorpha lepidopterorum (Shaw), Cheyletus malaccensis Oudemans [Cheyletidae]; Armascirus cerris Kaluz [Cunaxidae]; Balastium zhangi Saboori [Erythraeidae]; Cyta latirostris (Hermann) [Bdellidae]; Lasioseius extremus (Daneshvar) [Blattisociidae]; Uropoda orbicularis (Muller) [Uropodidae] and Nenteia stylifera (Edwards) [Trematuridae] are new records for association with aphids and scale insects in Guilan province. Collection information of identified species and the dominance (%) of their families are provided. A tabulated checklist of 69 mite species associated with aphids and scale insects in Guilan Province, Iran, is also provided.

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Hossein Navaran, A. ., & Hajizadeh, J. . (2021). Predator and parasite mites associated with aphids and scale insects in Guilan Province of Iran. Journal of Biological Studies, 4(3), 151–166. Retrieved from https://onlinejbs.com/index.php/jbs/article/view/6159
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