Journal:

2019. 27 (2)

Publicatione: 
A new genus and two new species of Neopygmephoridae (Acari: Pygmephoroidea) phoretic on scarab beetles



About authors:

Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
e–mail: alkhaustov@mail.ru
Andrey V. Frolov, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Acknowledgments:

Authors thank A.N. Bobylev (Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia) for SEM micrographs. The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) research project No. 18-04-01092A. The junior author’s portion of the study was performed in the framework of the state research project АААА-А19-119020690101-6.

Annotation:

A new genus of Neopygmephorid mites (Acari: Neopygmephoridae), Andrebochkovia gen. n., and two new species—
A. cochlearis sp. n., collected from the beetle Apogonia destructor Bos (Scarabaeidae: Melolontinae) in Indonesia; and A. madagascariensis sp. n., collected from the beetle Adoretus cf. vittatus Brenske (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) in Madagascar—are described.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2019-27-2-209-220

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