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A review of glaber group (s-str) species of the genus Macrocheles (Acari, Macrochelidae), and a discussion of species complexes

Walter, D.E. and Krantz, G.W.

1986 - Volume: 27 Issue: 4 pages: 277-294


taxonomy Macrochelidae glaber-group


The Macrocheles glaber species group (Acari: Macrochelidae) is a species-rich cosmopolitan assemblage of mites, sorne of which are predaceous on eggs and larvae of synanthropic flies. Seven new species are described in the giaber group s. str. from Africa and Asia, and five species complexes complexes within the glaber species group are proposed. Phoretic associations and distributions of ali known species in the complexes are given. Keys to species complexes are included.

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1986 Walter, D.E. and Krantz, G.W.
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