New records of carabid-associated mesostigmatic mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Ukraine with description of adults of Halodarcia carabidophila Evans and Fain, 1995 (Halolaelapidae)
2016 - Volume: 56 Issue: 4 pages: 587-601DOI: 10.1051/acarologia/20164146
KeywordsAcari Mesostigmata phoresy Carabidae Ukraine Halodarcia carabidophila
New records of mesostigmatic mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) associated with carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the Ukraine are presented. Two genera (Panteniphis Willmann, 1949, Halodarcia Karg, 1969) and six species (Panteniphis mirandus Willmann, 1949, Halodarcia carabidophila Evans and Fain, 1995, H. incideta Karg, 1969, Antennoseius calathi Fain, Noti and Dufrêne, 1995, Anystipalpus labiduricola Lindquist and Moraza, 2009, Gaeolaelaps similisetae (Karg, 1965)) are recorded for the first time in the Ukraine. The adults of Halodarcia carabidophila obtained in the laboratory were described for the first time. A key to the females of Halodarcia species is also provided.
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