Journal:

2007. 15 (1)

Publicatione: 
A NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS SPATULAPHORUS (ACARI: HETEROSTIGMATA: PYGMEPHORIDAE) ASSOCIATED WITH COPRIS LUNARIS (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) FROM CRIMEA

Author:

Khaustov A. A.


About author:

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

Annotation:

A new species, Spatulaphorus copridis sp. n., phoretic on Copris lunaris L. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) is described from Crimea.

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