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Seven new species of Circocylliba (Acarina: Uropodina) found on army ants

Elzinga, R.J. and Rettenmeyer, C.W.

1974 - Volume: 16 Issue: 4 pages: 595-611


Acari Circocylliba new species Central and South America


The genus Circocylliba and the type species, C. camerata Sellnick, are redescribed and a lectotype designated. Seven new species are described from Central and South America: brachychaeta, crinita, ecitonis, ecuadorensis, minitta, oligochaeta, and weberi, and a key to species is included. All species are phoretic on army ants of the genus Eciton, subfamily Ecitoninae. The immature stages are unknown.

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