A new species of the genus Holostaspella (Acari, Macrochelidae) from Northern Japan
1994 - Volume: 35 Issue: 4 pages: 295-304
KeywordsHolostaspella Scatophila new species Ontogeny Japan
A new species of macrochelid mite assignable to the Holostaspella caelata species-group is described on the basis of adult female and immature stages associated with the dung beetle, Copris ochus. This is the first record of this species-group from Japan, and the first description of immature stages of the caelata group.
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