Scutacaridae from Lamto savanna (Ivory Coast, West Africa) ( Acari: Tarsonemida). 2. Imparipedinae, with description of a new species
1973 - Volume: 15 Issue: 1 pages: 129-137
KeywordsAcari Imparipes new species Ivory Coast Savanna
Scutacaridae de la savane de Lamto (cote d ivoire) (acariens: Tarsonemida). 2. Imparipedinae, avec description d une nouvelle espece. - In the two sampling plots in the Lamto savanna, the only genus found in the subfamily Imparipedinae, was Imparipes (Imparipes). Species I. (I.) africanus Mahunka, 1964, sub-species I. (I.) hystricinus dispar Rack, 1964 were present. A new species was recorded and described: I. (I.) nimimus. This species can be readily recognized by its round-shaped body and a plumose setae on the dorsal shield. The path of the latero-ventral part of the peritrema and of the teanidial duct were observed.
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