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Bat mites (Acarina Spinturnicidae) mainly from Southeast Asia and the Pacific region

Prasad, V.

1969 - Volume: 11 Issue: 4 pages: 657-677


Acari Ancystropus Paraperiglischrus Spintumicidae Ancystropus Spinturnix bat mites South-East Asia Pacific region


Bat mites (Spinturnicidae) mainly from South-East Asia and the Pacifie region are discussed and keys for known females and males are included. Many new collections and host records are given. Females of Spintimiix chiengmai n. sp. and males of Meristaspis dus babeki Baker and Delfinado, M eristaspis hardyi Prasad, and A ncystropus ritdnicki Baker and Delfinado are described for the first time, and Spinturnix kolenatii Oudemans is recorded for the first time from the Oriental region. Spinturnix verutits Delfinado and Baker, and Ancystropus palawanensis Delfinado and Baker are considered synonyms of Spinturnix psi (Kolenati), and Ancystropus zeleborii Kolenati, respectively.

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