Journal:

2006. 14 (1)

Publicatione: 
NEW SPECIES AND NEW RECORD OF MITES OF THE GENUS RUBROSCIRUS DEN HEYER, 1979 (ACARINA: PROSTIGMATA: CUNAXIDAE) FROM UKRAINE



About author:

Sergeyenko A. L., Nikita Botanical Gardens - National Scientific Center, Yalta, Crimea, 98648

Annotation:

Female and male of mite Rubroscirus khaustovi sp. n. are described, female of R. sinensis Fan, 1992 is redescribed based on material from Ukraine. The genus Rubroscirus and R. sinensis are recorded for the first time for Ukraine.

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