Satanicoptes armatus, n. gen., n.sp. (Astigmata: Sarcoptidae), a new mite producing mange in the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii Boitard).

@article{Fain1975SatanicoptesAN,
  title={Satanicoptes armatus, n. gen., n.sp. (Astigmata: Sarcoptidae), a new mite producing mange in the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii Boitard).},
  author={A. Fain and B. R. Laurence},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={1975},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          415-7
        }
}
Satatnicoptes armatus , n. gen., n. sp. is described from the Tasmanian Devil, Sarcophilus harrisii . The new genus is related to the genus Diabolicoptes (Sarcoptidae, Diabolicoptinae) also described from Australian marsupials, but differs in the presence of a membranous tegmen, fusion of the epimera I into a long sternum (in the ♀), presence on trochanters II to IV of retrorse processes, elongation of tarsi I, the simple aspect of d and l setae and absence of h setae. Diabolicoptes phascogale… Expand
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