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A review of the genus Holostaspella Berlese, 1904 (Acarina : Macrochelidae)

  title={A review of the genus Holostaspella Berlese, 1904 (Acarina : Macrochelidae)},
  author={Gerald W. Krantz},
The genus Holostaspella Berlese, a cosmopolitan assemblage of phoretic and free-living Macrochelidae, is reviewed. Redescriptions of a number of described species and diagnoses of new species are included. A diagnosis of the genus Holostaspella and a key to known species is presented. Areolaspis Tragardh is synonymized with Holostaspella. New species of Holostaspella described herein are as follows: ainscoughi, ancylothrix, aplodontiae, berlesei, polytrema, similis and stenaspis. The following… 
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