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Description of a new species in the genus Criokeron Volgin, 1966 and of the male of Criokeron quintus (Domrow and Baker, 1963) (Acari, Cheyletidae)

Fain, A. and Lukoschus, F.S.

1985 - Volume: 26 Issue: 3 pages: 261-268


Taxonomy oriental fauna allotypus immatures homeomorphic heteromorphic males ontogenies


A new species, Criokeron thailandicus, is described from Tupaia glis from Thailand. The male and the immatures of Criokeron quintus (Domrow and Baker, 1963) (Acari, Cheyletidae) are described for the first time. The males are either homeomorphic or heteromorphic; they develop within protonymphs whilst the females develop within tritonymphs.

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