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Anystipalpus, Antennoseius and Vitzthumia: a taxonomic and nomenclatural conundrum of genera (Acari: Mesostigmata: Dermanyssina), with description of four species of Anystipalpus
The genus Anystipalpus Berlese, 1911, of uncertain prior placement in the superfamilies Ascoidea or Dermanyssoidea, is redescribed, based on reexamination of type and other material of the type-species, and some gnathosomatic attributes that are commonly overlooked in description of species of these closely related genera are given.
A new genus of flower-dwelling melicharid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascoidea) phoretic on bats and insects in Costa Rica and Brazil
Several newly recognized morphological attributes are noted among species of Spadiseius, including apically forked salivary styli.
Acarofauna associated with Ips sexdentatus in northwest Spain
The acarofauna associated with Ips sexdentatus in León (NW Spain) was identified and three species may be of potential use in biological pest control: Dendrolaelaps quadrisetus, Ereynetes scutulis and Vulgarogamasus lyriformis.
Searching the Soil: Forensic Importance of Edaphic Fauna After the Removal of a Corpse
It is confirmed the importance of edaphic fauna, especially if the deceased is discovered in natural environs, and related fauna may remain for days after corpse removal and reveal information related to the circumstances of death.
Soil-dwelling predatory mites in citrus: Their potential as natural enemies of thrips with special reference to Pezothrips kellyanus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Observations on homologies of idiosomal setae in Zerconidae (Acari: Mesostigmata), with modified notation for some posterior body setae
Les Zerconidae sont caracterises par la coalescence caudale des boucliers opisthonotal et opisthogastrique et par le deplacement anterieur des poils J5 jusqu'a un alignement transversal avec les poils Z4 bien en avant du bord caudal du corps.
Phoretic mites of the six-spined engraver beetle, Ips sexdentatus (Böerner, 1776) (Coleoptera, Scolytinae), on Pinus halepensis in Slovenia
Both D. quadrisetus and V. lyriformis are predatory on bark beetle eggs and larvae and could be useful in biological control programmes, and H. ovalis may be an important vector of fungal spores of ophiostomatoid pathogenic fungi.
Two new species of Pachyseius Berlese, 1910 Acari, Mesostigmata: Pachylaelapidae)
- M. L. Moraza
Coprozerconidae, a new family of zerconoid mites from North America (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconoidea)
A new family of mesostigmatic mites, Coprozerconidae, is described on the basis of material collected from feces of the wood rat, Neotoma floridana magister Baird, in a cave in Kentucky, U.S.A.…
Short note: First European record of the family Cercomegistidae Trägardh, 1937 (Acari: Mesostigmata) in Spain
The presence of Cercoleipus coelonotus Kinn, 1970 in Spain, the first record of this mite and family in Europe, is reported from Ips sexdentatus Boern in Leon on Pinus pinaster Aiton.