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Coprozerconidae, a new family of zerconoid mites from North America (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconoidea)

@article{Moraza1998CoprozerconidaeAN,
  title={Coprozerconidae, a new family of zerconoid mites from North America (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconoidea)},
  author={M. Moraza and E. Lindquist},
  journal={Acarologia},
  year={1998},
  volume={39},
  pages={291-313}
}
  • M. Moraza, E. Lindquist
  • Published 1998
  • Biology
  • Acarologia
  • 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. Coprozercon n. gen, is described as the type genus of the family, based on material representing the type species, Coprozercon scopaeus n. sp. The characteristics and relationships of this family among others of the cohort Epicriina are discussed, including a rationale for Coprozerconidae as the sister… CONTINUE READING
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