The family Otopheidomenidae Treat, 1955 is recorded for the first time from Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula on the basis of a new species, Nabiseius arabicus sp. nov. Adult females, collected from Cynodon dactylon L. (Poaceae) in association with thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera), are described and illustrated. A key to world species of Nabiseius is provided.
Otopheidomenidae, Treatiinae, Nabiseius, new species, Saudi Arabia
NEGM, MOHAMED WALEED and ALATAWI, FAHAD JABR
"First record of Otopheidomenidae Treat, 1955 (Acari: Mesostigmata) in Saudi Arabia, with description of Nabiseius arabicus sp. nov.,"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 37:
2, Article 8.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol37/iss2/8