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2017. 25 (1)


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Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Trach V.A., I. I. Mechnikov Odessa National University, Shampanskij al. 2, Odessa, 65058 Ukraine


The phoresy of Pavania carabidophila Khaustov, 2005 (Acari: Dolichocybidae) on the carabid beetle Bembidion (Plataphus) lucillum Bates, 1883 (Coleoptera: Carabidae) is documented for the first time with the aid of SEM microscopy. Supplementary description of previously unknown characters of P. carabidophila is provided. The attachment sites and type of attachments of dolichocybid mites are discussed.  

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2017-25-1-25-28


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