Nassirkhani M.1, Zamani A.2 2018. Description of a new pseudoscorpion, Parolpium litoreum sp.n. (Pseudoscorpiones: Olpiidae) from southern Islands of Iran // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. No.4: 325–329 [in English].

1 Entomology Department, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Islamic Azad University, Arak branch, Arak, Iran. E-mail:

2 School of Biology, College of Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 27.4.07

ABSTRACT. The pseudoscorpion genus Parolpium Beier, 1931 (Olpiidae) is reported from Iran for the first time, and a new species, Parolpium litoreum sp.n. is described on the basis of two females collected in the littoral zone of the Persian Gulf in southern Iran. In addition, illustrations, measurements, and some notes on its habitat occurrence are given.

KEY WORDS: Arachnida, pseudoscorpions, fauna, taxonomy, Hormozgan, mangrove, Hormuz Island, Qeshm Island.

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