The labidocarpine mites (Acari, Chirodiscidae) from oriental bats. III. Genera Paralabidocarpus Pinichpongse, 1963, Labidocarpoides Fain, 1970, Labidocarpus Trouessart, 1895 and Alabidocarpus Ewing, 1929

@article{Fain2004TheLM,
  title={The labidocarpine mites (Acari, Chirodiscidae) from oriental bats. III. Genera Paralabidocarpus Pinichpongse, 1963, Labidocarpoides Fain, 1970, Labidocarpus Trouessart, 1895 and Alabidocarpus Ewing, 1929},
  author={A. Fain},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={303-336}
}
  • A. Fain
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Systematic Parasitology
  • SummaryFour genera of Labidocarpinae (Listrophoroidea, Chirodiscidae), parasitic on oriental bats are revised: Paralabidocarpus Pinichpongse, 1963, Labidocarpoides Fain, 1970, Labidocarpus Trouessart, 1895 and Alabidocarpus Ewing, 1929. These genera are represented in oriental bats by 28 species of which five are new. These mites live attached to the hairs of their host (fur-mites). They are low grade pathogens and are generally well tolerated by their hosts. The holotypes of all these species… CONTINUE READING
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