ASIAPYGMEPHORUS GEN. NOV., A NEW GENUS OF THE MITE FAMILY PYGMEPHORIDAE (ACARINA: HETEROSTIGMATA) FROM TURKMENISTAN, WITH THE REDESCRIPTION OF "PEDICULASTER" PAUCISETOSUS SEVASTIANOV ET CHYDYROV, 1991

Journal:

2003. 11 (1)

Publicatione: 

ASIAPYGMEPHORUS GEN. NOV., A NEW GENUS OF THE MITE FAMILY PYGMEPHORIDAE (ACARINA: HETEROSTIGMATA) FROM TURKMENISTAN, WITH THE REDESCRIPTION OF "PEDICULASTER" PAUCISETOSUS SEVASTIANOV ET CHYDYROV, 1991




About authors:

Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
e–mail: alkhaustov@mail.ru
P. R. Khydyrov, S. Seidi Turkmenian State pedagogical institute, Turkmenabat, Shabende str. 7, 746100 Turkmenistan

Annotation:

A new genus of pygmephorid mites (Acarina: Pygmephoridae) named Asiapygmephorus is de-scribed from Turkmenistan , with the type species Pediculaster paucisetosus Sevastianov et Chydy-rov, 1991. The redescription of Pediculaster pau-cisetosus is given.

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