A new opilioacarid species (Parasitiformes: Opilioacarida) from Crete (Greece) with notes on its karyotype

  title={A new opilioacarid species (Parasitiformes: Opilioacarida) from Crete (Greece) with notes on its karyotype},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Magdalena V{\'a}zquez and Ival{\'u} M. {\'A}vila Herrera and Pavel Just and Azucena Claudia Reyes Lerma and Maria Chatzaki and Tim Lukas Heller and Jiř{\'i} Kr{\'a}l},
A new species of opilioacarid mite, Opilioacarus thaleri n. sp., is described from mid-level elevation close to the seashore in Crete (Greece). It was found on moister sites, under stones or inside stone accumulations in phrygana vegetation. The peak of activity was found to be in early May. The diagnostic morphological characters include 7–8 eugenital setae (female), 5/7 setae on each sclerite at pregenital and genital areas, 11 setae on genital area (male), anterior dorsal shield with two… 


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