Journal:

2006. 14 (1)

Publicatione: 
TWO NEW SPECIES OF MITES OF THE FAMILY CANESTRINIIDAE (ACARI: ASTIGMATA) ASSOCIATED WITH BEETLES OF THE SUBFAMILY CETONIINAE (COLEOPTERA, SCARABAEIDAE) FROM ETHIOPIA

Author:

Khaustov A. A.


About author:

Khaustov A. A., Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia

Annotation:

Two new species of mites of the family Canestriniidae (Acari, Astigmata): Barbiangia elongata sp. n. and Tamarangia ethiopica sp. n., collected from the Ethiopian beetles of the subfamily Cetoniinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae), Diplognatha gagates (Forster, 1771) and Pachnoda abysinica Reiche, 1847, respectively, are described.

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