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Observations on the family Spinturnicidae (Acarina, Mesostigmata) from Malaysia. II. Description of Spinturnix tylonycterisi n. sp. infesting Tylonycteris pachypus Temmink, 1840 and Tylonycteris robustula Thomas, 1915 (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae)

Deunff, J. and Volleth, M.

1989 - Volume: 30 Issue: 3 pages: 185-189


Spinturnicidae Tylonycteris pachypus T. Robustula Malaysia


In Observations sur la famille des Spinturnicidae (acarina, mesostigmata) en Malaisie. II. Description de Spinturnix tylonycterisi n. sp., parasite de Tylonycteris Pachypus temminck, 1840 et Tylonycteris robustula thomas, 1915 (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae). - A new spinturnicid mite, Spinturnix tylonycterisi n. sp., was found on bats Tylonycteris pachypus Temminck, 1840 and Tylonycteris robustula Thomas, 1915 from Malaysia. Close to S. queenslandicus Prasad, 1969 and S. verutus Delfinado and Baker, 1963, the new species is different by all features of females, the size of males and the sternal shield inferior in wide but longer

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