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2019. 27 (1)


About authors:

Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Abramov V.V., Gagarin str. 12, Suvorov, Tula distr., 301430, Russia
Bobylev A.N., Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia


The genus Cerattoma Mahunka, 1972 (Acari: Pygmephoridae) is redefined. Cerattoma ursulae (Krczal, 1959) is redescribed, based on phoretic females collected under the elytra of a Crypticus sp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) darkling beetle in European Russia. An updated key to the genera of the Pygmephoridae family is provided.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2019-27-1-53-63


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