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A description of the male and female of Chorioptes crewei Lavoipierre 1958 (Acarina: Psoroptidae), together with some remarks on the family Psoroptidae and a key to the genera contained in the family

Lavoipierre, M.M.J.

1959 - Volume: 1 Issue: 3 pages: 354-364


Acari Psoroptidae Chorioptes bovis Chorioptes crewei


The male and the female of Chorioptes crewei Lavoipierre 1958 are described and figured. Figures are given of the male and the female of Chorioptes bovis Hering 1845. The genus Chorioptes is regarded as being composed of three valid species: C. bovis Hering 1845, C. texanus Hirst 1924 and C. crewei Lavoipierre 1958. The genera Psoroptes, Otodectes and Caparinia are briefly discussed.

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