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A new species of Agistemus Summers (Acari: Trombidiformes: Stigmaeidae) from Brazil, with a key to the American species

Author:
Paktinat-Saeij, Saeid, Bagheri, Mohammad, Noronha, Aloyséia Cristina Da Silva
Source:
Systematic and applied acarology 2016 v.21 no.6 pp. 813-819
ISSN:
1362-1971
Subject:
Agistemus, Theobroma grandiflorum, Trombidiformes, females, leaves, new species, trees, Brazil
Abstract:
A new species of Agistemus, A. amazonicus Paktinat-Saeij, Bagheri & Noronha sp. nov. is described based on females collected from leaves of Cupuaçu (Cupuassu) trees (Theobroma grandiflorum (Willd. Ex Spreng.) Schumann), in the Pará state, Brazil. Also, a key to the American Agistemus species is provided.
Agid:
5647173