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7 August 2019 A new species of Scutacarus and description of larva and male of Petalomium megasolenidiatum Silva, Khaustov & Oliveira (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Neopygmephoridae, Scutacaridae) from Brazil
Rafaela A. Da Silva, Alexander A. Khaustov, Jacques H.C. Delabie, Anibal R. Oliveira
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The female, male and larva of a new species of ScutacarusGros, 1845 (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Scutacaridae) and male and larva of Petalomium megasolenidiatum Silva, Khaustov & Oliveira, 2018a (Neopygmephoridae) are described. These mites were found associated with Camponotus cingulatusMayr, 1862 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the state of Bahia, Northeastern Brazil. Biological aspects of the mites living in the ant's nest are discussed.

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Rafaela A. Da Silva, Alexander A. Khaustov, Jacques H.C. Delabie, and Anibal R. Oliveira "A new species of Scutacarus and description of larva and male of Petalomium megasolenidiatum Silva, Khaustov & Oliveira (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Neopygmephoridae, Scutacaridae) from Brazil," Systematic and Applied Acarology 24(8), 1343-1362, (7 August 2019). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.24.8.2
Received: 3 April 2019; Accepted: 12 June 2019; Published: 7 August 2019
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