Authors: ELIZABETH HUGO COETZEE, PARISA LOTFOLLAHI, AYDA ABBASI KALO, ELNAZ MOVAHEDZADE
Abstract: A new oppiid species (Acari: Oribatida: Oppiidae), Oxyoppia (Oxyoppiella) minuscula sp. nov. from the Marand region in northwestern East Azerbaijan Province in Iran, is described and illustrated. A new generic (subgeneric) diagnosis of Oxyoppia (Oxyoppiella) Subías and Rodríguez, 1986 is given, and a key to all known species is provided.
Keywords: Generic and subgeneric diagnosis, Iran, key, mites, Oxyoppiinae
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