Journal:

2019. 27 (2)

Publicatione: 
A NEW GENUS AND A NEW SPECIES 
OF THE FAMILY PYGMEPHORIDAE (ACARI: HETEROSTIGMATA) 
FROM WESTERN SIBERIA, RUSSIA



About author:

Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
e–mail: alkhaustov@mail.ru

Acknowledgments:

I thank A.N. Bobylev and A.A. Gubin (Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia) for SEM micrographs.

Annotation:

Phoretic and non-phoretic females of a new genus and a new species of pygmephorid mites—Bochkovlaster variabilis gen. n. and sp. n. (Acari: Prostigmata: Pygmephoridae), collected from rotting birch trees—are described from Western Siberia, Russia. An updated key to the genera of Pygmephoridae is provided.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2019-27-2-193-208

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