Journal:

2008. 16 (1)

Publicatione: 
TWO NEW SPECIES OF CHIGGER MITES (ACARI: TROMBICULIDAE) CLOSE TO NEOTROMBICULA MINUTA, APPLICATION OF NONLINEAR MULTIVARIATE STATISTICS



About author:

Stekol’nikov A. A., Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya 1, St. Petersburg 199034, RUSSIA

Annotation:

Two new species of chigger mites, Neotrombicula urartensis sp. n. from rodents and birds and N. kubanensis sp. n. from rodents, are described from Caucasus. Morphological discontinuity of Neotrombicula urartensis and N. scrupulosa was demonstrated using logistic regression analysis.

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