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Some macrochelid mites (Acari: Macrochelidae) associated with Australian dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)

  title={Some macrochelid mites (Acari: Macrochelidae) associated with Australian dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)},
  author={Margaret M. Wallace},
  • M. Wallace
  • Published 31 January 1986
  • Biology, Environmental Science
  • Acarologia
Nine species of Macrocheles (Acari: Macrochelidae) were collected from Australian dung_ beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), viz. Macrocheles glaber (and/or M. perglaber), M. peregrinus (introduced from South Africa), M. kraepelini (probably introduced from Indonesia via Fiji), M. merdarius, M. peniculatus, M. robustulus, M. mammifer, M. novaezelandiae, and M. krantzi. In addition, M. subbadius was found in dung used in dung beetle insectary cultures. Approximately 21 other unidentified species… 

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