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Bat flies (Diptera: Streblidae, Nycteribiidae) and mites (Acari) associated with bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) in a high-altitude region in southern Minas Gerais, Brazil
A total of 71 bat flies belonging to families Nycteribiidae and Streblidae, and 37 mites were collected on 12 species of bats (Phyllostomidae and Vespertilionidae) from the Chapada do Abanador (MinasExpand
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A new species of Ameroseius Berlese from Brazil, redescriptions of Ameroseius plumosus (Oudemans) and Ameroseius plumigera (Oudemans) (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ameroseiidae) based on the examination of
Ameroseius Berlese is the most numerous genus of family Ameroseiidae Evans (in Hughes 1961). Species of this genus have been reported from many regions around the world. A few species of this genusExpand
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Neocarus caipora, a new mite species (Parasitiformes: Opilioacarida: Opilioacaridae) from brazilian Amazon caves
A new species of the genus Neocarus (Parasitiformes: Opilioacarida: Opilioacaridae), Neocarus caipora n. sp. is described and illustrated from brazilian Amazon caves.
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New records of Ixodes paranaensis (Acari: Ixodidae) from Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil
Abstract Ixodes paranaensis is a little-known tick species recently described from specimens collected in Quatro Barras, State of Paraná, southern Brazil. The present report describes the collectionExpand
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New records of the genus Whartonia (Acari, Leeuwenhoekiidae) associated with the bat Carollia perspicillata from southeastern Brazil
Two species of mites belonging to the genus Whartonia Ewing, 1944, family Leeuwenhoekiidae (Womersley, 1944), were obtained from Carollia per­spicillata (Linnaeus, 1758) bats from mine tunnels in theExpand
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Description of a New Species of Bat-Associated Argasid Tick (Acari: Argasidae) from Brazil
abstract:  A new species of argasid tick (Acari: Argasidae) is described from immature and adult specimens collected from several localities in Brazil. A complete morphological account is providedExpand
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An opilioacarid mite in Cretaceous Burmese amber
A fossil opilioacarid mite (Parasitiformes: Opilioacarida) in Burmese amber is described as ?Opilioacarus groehni sp. nov. This ca. 99 Ma record (Upper Cretaceous: Cenomanian) represents only theExpand
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Phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis of the genus Caribeacarus (Acari : Opilioacarida), with description of a new South American species
Abstract. The mite order Opilioacarida is widely distributed in the tropical and sub-tropical zones of the world, where it is rare and poorly known. On the American continent only two genera, 14Expand
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Post-embryonic development in the mite suborder Opilioacarida, with notes on segmental homology in Parasitiformes (Arachnida)
In order to study homology among the major lineages of the mite (super)order Parasitiformes, developmental patterns in Opilioacarida are documented, emphasizing morphology of the earliest,Expand
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A new species of Neocarus Chamberlin & Mulaik, 1942 (Acari: Opilioacarida) from Brazilian caves and karst areas
A new species of the genus Neocarus, Neocarus potiguar n. sp., is described from caves and the epigeal environment ofthe Apodi Carbonatic Group, northeast Brazil. This new species is distinguished byExpand
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