A new species of the genus Aegyptobia Sayed, 1950 (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae), namely Aegyptobia carmania sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on females and males collected from Haloxylon ammodendron (Amaranthaceae) in Southern Iran (Kerman Province). The genus Dolichonobia Smith Meyer, 1974 and subgenus Reckia Wainstein, 1960 are recorded for the first time from Iran. In addition, eight species are recorded for the first time from Iran.
new host plant