The mite species Dolichomotes sinuspersicus Mortazavi & Hajiqanbar sp. nov. (Acari: Heterostigmata: Dolichocybidae) associated with Sinoxylon pugnax Lesne, 1904 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) is described form southern Iran. This finding presents the first evidence of the genus Dolichomotes Smiley, 1967 from Palaearctic realm, also first record of association between dolichocybids and beetles of the family Bostrichidae. A key to world species of the genus Dolichomotes is provided.
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