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Two new species of the genus Laelaptonyssus Womersley from North America and Australia, with observations supporting the reinstatement to family level of the subfamily Laelaptonyssinae sensu Lee, 1970 (Acari: Mesostigmata: Rhodacaroidea)

Krantz, G.W.

2000 - Volume: 41 Issue: 1-2 pages: 25-38


The rhodacaroid genus Laelaptonyssus is rediagnosed and descriptions are provided for two new species: Laelaptonyssus setosus sp. nov. from the host termites Reticulitermes flavipes and Laelaptonyssus hallidayi sp. nov. from Porotermes adamsoni. Morphological observations supporting the validity of Womersley s family Laelaptonyssidae are presented, along with a key to known species and notes on biological relationships.

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