Journal:

2008. 16 (2)

Publicatione: 
A REVIEW OF THE GENUS PEDICULASTER VITZTHUM, 1927 (ACARI: PYGMEPHORIDAE) OF UKRAINE

Author:

Khaustov A. A.


About author:

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

Annotation:

Mites of the genus Pediculaster Vitzthum, 1927 (Acari: Pygmephoridae) of Ukraine are reviewed. Five species: P. martyani sp. n., P. montanus sp. n., P. camerikae sp. n., P. tauricus sp. n., and P. confuses sp. n. are described as new for science; two species: P. jaltensis Sevastianov, 1974 and P. sterculinicola Sevastianov, 1981 are redescribed; eight species: P. gautengensis Camerik, 1996, P. perottii Camerik, Goetzee, 1998, P. portatus Martin, 1978, P. pfefferianus Samsinak, 1984, P. sellnickianus (Rack, 1964), P. ensifer (Savulkina, 1978), P. kneeboni (Wicht, 1970), and P. pseudomanicatus Camerik,, 2001 are recorded for the first time for Ukraine. Pediculaster hispanicus Samsinak, 1984 considered as junior synonym of P. jaltensis.

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