NEW SPECIES OF MITES OF THE FAMILY SCUTACARIDAE (ACARI: HETEROSTIGMATA) ASSOCIATED WITH ANTS (HYMENOPTERA, FORMICIDAE) FROM TURKMENISTAN

Journal:

2004. 12 (2)

Publicatione: 

NEW SPECIES OF MITES OF THE FAMILY SCUTACARIDAE (ACARI: HETEROSTIGMATA) ASSOCIATED WITH ANTS (HYMENOPTERA, FORMICIDAE) FROM TURKMENISTAN




About authors:

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

Acknowledgments:

The authors thanks Dr. O.S. Soyunov, Turk-menian Agricultural Uni versity, Ashgabat for iden-tification of the ant species.

Annotation:

Seven new species of mites of the family Scutacaridae (Acari: Heterostigmata), Imparipes kugitangensis sp.n., I. kataglyphi sp.n., I. ignotus sp.n., I. placiclus sp.n., Scutacarus sabinaesimilis sp.n., S. rotundulus sp.n., and S. subquadratus sp.n., are described from ant nests from Turkmen-istan.

 

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