Journal:

2020. 28 (1)

Publicatione: 
A NEW SPECIES OF LORRYIA (ACARI: TYDEIDAE) FROM A TERMITE NEST IN SOUTH AFRICA



About authors:

Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
e–mail: alkhaustov@mail.ru
Elizabeth Hugo-Coetzee,
National Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa
University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Sergey G. Ermilov, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia

Acknowledgments:

The authors thank Dr. N. V. Beljaeva (Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia) for the identification of the termite species and A. N. Bobylev (Tyumen State University, Russia) for the SEM images. The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), the research project No. 18-04-00096A.

Annotation:

A new species—Lorryia pseudoplacita sp. n.—is described from central South Africa. It was collected from a nest of the termite Trinervitermes trinervoides (Sjöstedt, 1911) (Isoptera: Termitidae). The new species differs from L. placita in the shape of the dorsal setae and in having a shorter palptarsus.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2020-28-1-47-53

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