Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

The flat mites of the genus Tenuipalpus Donnadieu (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Iran.

Abstract

Tenuipalpus shishehbouri sp. nov., collected from pomegranate trees (Punica granatum, Lythraceae), is described from Darab, Fars Province, Iran. Six species are re-described: Tenuipalpus daneshvari Khosrowshahi and Arbabi, Tenuipalpus euonymi Khosrowshahi, Tenuipalpus granati Sayed, Tenuipalpus kamalii Khosrowshahi and Arbabi, Tenuipalpus parsii Khosrowshahi and Arbabi and Tenuipalpus punicae Pritchard and Baker. A key to all known Iranian species is provided.