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New species of the genus Cenopalpus (Acarina: Tenuipalpidae) from Pakistan and their phenetic affinities

Akbar, S. and Chaudhri, W.M.

1985 - Volume: 26 Issue: 3 pages: 269-287


Taxonomy Fauna Pakistan new species Cenopalpus


The genus Cenopalpus includes 5 species already described from Pakistan. Now the authors have added 8 new species, viz., Cenopalpus saryabiensis, C. haqii, C. virgulatus, C. chitraliensis, C. dignus, C. limbatus, C. homolos and C. orakiensis to the existing list, thus making a total of 13 species in this genus collected and described from Pakistan. Studies of the phenetic affinities (following SOKAL and SNEATH, 1963 and JORDINE and SIBSON, 1971) among species taxa of the genus Cenopalpus collected so far from Pakistan has been made. A key to Pakistan species has been given

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