Journal:

2015. 23 (2)

Publicatione: 
ONTOGENETIC INSTARS OF PHYLLHERMANNIA FALKLANDICA (ACARI, ORIBATIDA, HERMANNIIDAE)



About authors:

Ermilov S. G., Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Khaustov A. A., Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia

Annotation:

The oribatid mite Phyllhermannia falklandica Balogh, 1988 is recorded for the first time in Chile, based on a collection from mosses (Sphagnum sp.) in a swamp in the vicinity of Punta Arenas. Adult and juvenile instars from this material are described and illustrated in detail, and an updated diagnosis of Phyllhermannia juveniles is proposed, after a comparison with ontogenetic data from other species.

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