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Host reproduction and a sexually transmitted disease: causes and consequences of Coccipolipus hippodamiae distribution on coccinellid beetles
The results indicate that STDs may play a profound role in the ecology of promiscuous insect populations with overlapping generations, and here they may reach significant prevalence whilst exhibiting extreme virulence.
A Revision of the Genus Locustacarus with a Key to Genera of the Family Podapolipidae (Acarina)
Nine genera of the family Podapolipidae are recognized and two species are recognized in the genus Locustacarus: L. trachealis Ewing and L. buchneri (Stammer).
Pneumolaelaps (Acarina: Laelapidae) Mites from North America and Greenland
Six new species of Pneumolaelaps are described from North America and Greenland, and bumble bee hosts and a key to females from this area are given. The subspecies Pneumolaelaps bombicolens (Can.)
A new species of Dorsipes (Acari: Podapolipidae), ectoparasite of Pterostichus luctuosus Dejean (Coleoptera: Carabidae), from Michigan, U.S.A.
Dorsipes mackenzyae is the second record of the platysmae group of Dorsipes in the western hemisphere and is a subelytral parasite of Pterostichus luctuosus Dejean in Michigan, U.S.A.
Eutarsopolipus Davidsoni N. Sp. (Acari: Podapolipidae) From Chlaenius Sericeus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) From Ingham County, Michigan, and Redescription of Male Eutarsopolipus Regenfussi
A new species of podapolipid mite from Michigan, Eutarsoplipus david-soni, is described, illustrated and compared with related species of EUTarsopolipus in the Myzus group.
Wetapolipus jamiesoni gen. nov., spec. nov. (Acari: Podapolipidae), an ectoparasite of the mountain stone weta, Hemideina maori (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) from New Zealand
Wetapolipus jamiesoni gen. nov., ectoparasitic on Heimdeina maori, is described from the Rock and Pillar and St. Mary's Ranges in New Zealand, and compared with other podAPolipid mites.
Observations on synhospitality including records of three genera of Podapolipidae (Acari: Tarsonemina) parasitic on Schistocerca nitens (Thunberg) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from California, U.S.A.
Locustacarus trachealis was last collected in the United States in 1915 in Eastern Kansas and is believed to be extinct in the world.
A new genus and species of Podapolipidae (Acari: Heterostigmata) parasitic on Physonota alutacea (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae; Cassidinae) in Mexico and Central America
A new genus from the tortoise beetle, Physonota alutacea, which belongs to a group of sixteen genera with adult females having just four well-developed legs and within this group, six genera also have males with a short, mid dorsal genital capsule.
Two new species of Orthapolipus (Acari: Podapolipidae), parasites of central American Tettigoniidae (Hexapoda: Orthoptera), with a rediagnosis of the genus
Abstract Two new species of podapolipid mites are described from Central American Tettigoniidae, Orthapolipus balboanae n. sp. collected from Balboana tibialis (Wattenwyl) from Costa Rica, and