Simalurapolipus hiraii n. gen., n. sp. (Acari: Podapolipidae) collected in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan is described from Simalura coerulea (Lewis) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and compared with Tenebrapolipus ceropriae Kurosa and Husband, 2001 from Ceropria induta (Wiedemann, 1819) and T. imasakai Kurosa and Husband, 2001 from Ceropria laticollis Fairmaire,1903 collected in Japan. The unusual occurence of many larval females of the species on the host body surface is reported.
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