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- Masilamany Dilipkumar; Ali Ahadiyat; Peter Mašán; Tse Seng Chuah
- Journal of Asia-Pacific entomology 2015 v.18 no.2 pp. 169-174
- Macrocheles; Rhynchophorus ferrugineus; elytra; evolution; females; insects; males; mites; parasitism; phoresy; Malaysia
- ... There is a great deal of diversity among phoretic association particularly in mesostigmatic mites that exploited insect host to complete their dispersal strategy. Similarly, the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, also has been used as a carrier by the phoretic mites. In this study, we found Centrouropoda almerodai (Uropodidae), Macrocheles mammifer, Macrocheles cf. oigru (Macrochelidae), ...
- Eunsun Keum; Gen Takaku; Kangwoon Lee; Chuleui Jung
- Journal of Asia-Pacific entomology 2016 v.19 no.2 pp. 353-357
- Copris; Macrocheles; Parasitus consanguineus; dung beetles; endangered species; ex situ conservation; mites; phoresy; Korean Peninsula
- ... Phoresy is one of the dispersal mechanisms of wingless microarthropods such as mites attached on the winged host. Mites associated with two scarabaeid beetles, Copris ochus and C. tripartitus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) were collected from the ex-situ conservation site in Heongseong, Gangwon province in Korea. Among them, four species Copriphis hastatellus Berlese, 1910 (Eviphididae); Holostaspella ...