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2015

Article
Zootaxa 4058 (2): 267–277 (16 Dec. 2015)
Two new species of Ologamasus (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ologamasidae) from Brazil with a key to the world species of the genus
JANDIR C. SANTOS, RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO1, EDMILSON S. SILVA & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 4057 (3): 301–339 (11 Dec. 2015)
Supplement to the knowledge of ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Palaearctic Region
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 4052 (5): 589–594 (7 Dec. 2015)
Fourth contribution to the knowledge of water mites from the Comoros, with the description of two new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ, HARRY SMIT & NATHALIE MARY
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 4052 (5): 583–588 (7 Dec. 2015)
Two new species of the syringophilid quill mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae) parasitizing apodiform birds (Aves: Apodiformes)
MACIEJ SKORACKI, KATARZYNA KASZEWSKA & KATARZYNA KAVETSKA
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Article
Zootaxa 4052 (1): 135–142 (1 Dec. 2015)
New species and records of ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Cuba
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA & SERGEY G. ERMILOV
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Article
Zootaxa 4048 (2): 251–268 (25 Nov. 2015)
Neocaeculus orientalis sp. nov. (Acari, Trombidiformes, Caeculidae) from Thailand
MARUT FUANGARWORN & BUNTIKA AREEKUL BUTCHER
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Article
Zootaxa 4048 (2): 174–190 (25 Nov. 2015)
Definition of the concordis species group of the genus Euseius (Acari: Phytoseiidae), with a morphological reassessment of the species included
PAULA C. LOPES, JAMES A. MCMURTRY & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 4044 (3): 411–428 (19 Nov. 2015)
A new species of Laelaspis Berlese (Acari: Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) from Iran, with a revised generic concept and notes on significant morphological attributes in the genus
SHAHROOZ KAZEMI
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Article
Zootaxa 4044 (3): 345–370 (19 Nov. 2015)
Myrmecophilous pygmephoroid mites (Acari: Pygmephoroidea) associated with Lasius flavus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Russia
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV
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Article
Zootaxa 4040 (1): 093–100 (9 Nov. 2015)
A new species of Blattisocius (Acari: Mesostigmata: Blattisociidae), with a new characterisation of the genus
DANIEL C. OLIVEIRA, ANGSUMARN CHANDRAPATYA & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 4039 (2): 312–322 (4 Nov. 2015)
Orolaelaps (Acari: Mesostigmata: Melicharidae): description of two new species, redescription of Orolaelaps quisqualis and new characterisation of the genus
NAZER FAMAH SOURASSOU, GILBERTO JOSE MORAES & JANDIR CRUZ SANTOS
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Article
Zootaxa 4034 (3): 401–444 (30 Oct. 2015)
The feather mites of the hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin (Müller) (Aves: Opisthocomiformes), with the description of two new genera and six new species (Acari: Analgoidea, Pterolichoidea)
FABIO A. HERNANDES & SERGEY V. MIRONOV
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Article
Zootaxa 4034 (2): 390–398 (29 Oct. 2015)
Description of a new species of Ameroseius Berlese (Acari: Ameroseiidae) from Norway, with a key to related species
JOĂO PAULO Z. NARITA, WILLIAM Y. ABDUCH, GILBERTO J. DE MORAES & INGEBORG KLINGEN
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Article
Zootaxa 4033 (4): 567–583 (27 Oct. 2015)
The water mite family Hygrobatidae Koch in Australia. The genera Aspidiobatella Cook, Australorivacarus Viets, Gondwanabates Imamura and Rhynchaustrobates Cook (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
HARRY SMIT
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 4033 (3): 442–444 (23 Oct. 2015)
A new notoaturine genus from New Zealand (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Aturidae: Notoaturinae)
HARRY SMIT
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Article
Zootaxa 4032 (5): 569–581 (20 Oct. 2015)
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Araucaria Forest of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, with new records and descriptions of four new species
DINARTE GONÇALVES, UEMERSON SILVA DA CUNHA, PAULA MARIA BAMPI, GILBERTO JOSÉ DE MORAES & NOELI JUAREZ FERLA
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Article
Zootaxa 4032 (3): 264–276 (16 Oct. 2015)
Tydeus shabestariensis sp. nov. and description of the male of Neopronematus sepasgosariani (Acari: Tydeoidea), with a key to the Iranian species of Tydeus
ALI AKBARI, KARIM HADDAD IRANI-NEJAD, MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, MAHDI ARZANLOU & ANDRZEJ KAŹMIERSKI
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Article
Zootaxa 4027 (2): 151–204 (2 Oct. 2015)
Nanohystricidae n. fam., an unusual, plesiomorphic enarthronote mite family endemic to New Zealand (Acari, Oribatida)
ROY A. NORTON & MARUT FUANGARWORN
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Article
Zootaxa 4027 (1): 042–066 (1 Oct. 2015)
Zealandozetes southensis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Acari, Oribatida, Maudheimiidae) from alpine cushions plant in New Zealand
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, MARIA A. MINOR & VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER
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Monograph
Zootaxa 4023 (1): 001–130 (30 Sept. 2015)
A review of the mite subfamily Harpirhynchinae (Acariformes: Harpirhynchidae)—parasites of New World birds (Aves: Neognathae)
ANDRE V BOCHKOV, BARRY M. OCONNOR & HANS KLOMPEN
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Erratum
Zootaxa 4021 (4): 600 (29 Sept. 2015)
Erratum: ALLEN C.G. HEATH, RICARDO L. PALMA, RACHEL P. CANE & SCOTT HARDWICK (2011) CHECKLIST OF NEW ZEALAND TICKS (ACARI: IXODIDAE, ARGASIDAE). Zootaxa, 2995: 55–63.
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Article
Zootaxa 4021 (4): 515–528 (29 Sept. 2015)
Five new rotundabaloghiid mites (Acari: Uropodina) from South-East Asia
JENŐ KONTSCHÁN & BALÁZS KISS
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Article
Zootaxa 4020 (2): 335–356 (22 Sept. 2015)
Descriptions of five new eriophyoid mite species of the Diptilomiopidae (Acari: Trombidiformes: Eriophyoidea) from Zhejiang Province, China
SHAHJAHAN RAJPUT, HAO-SEN LI, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG
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Article
Zootaxa 4013 (4): 519–530 (10 Sept. 2015)
Two new Bdellidae (Trombidiformes: Bdelloidea) from Iran and the status of Neobiscirus Gomelauri, 1963
SAEED PAKTINAT-SAEEJ, MOHAMMAD BAGHERI, ALIREZA SABOORI & MANSOUREH AHANIAZAD
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Article
Zootaxa 4013 (2): 265–279 (8 Sept. 2015)
Three new species of myrmecophilous scutacarid mites (Acari: Scutacaridae) from Western Siberia, Russia
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV
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Article
Zootaxa 4013 (1): 051–066 (7 Sept. 2015)
Eriocaenus (Acari: Trombidiformes: Eriophyoidea), a new genus from Equisetum spp. (Equisetaceae): morphological and molecular delimitation of two morphologically similar species
RADMILA U. PETANOVIĆ, JAMES W. AMRINE JR, PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV & TATJANA K. CVRKOVIĆ
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Article
Zootaxa 4012 (2): 361–368 (3 Sept. 2015)
Third report of Allochaetophoridae Reck, 1959 (Acari: Trombidiformes) based on the description of a new species from Iran
SAYED MOSAYEB MAHDAVI & MAHDIEH ASADI
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Article
Zootaxa 4007 (2): 217–241 (27 Aug. 2015)
Review of Oribotritia (Acari, Oribatida, Oribotritiidae) with a world checklist and description of a new species from China
DONG LIU
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Article
Zootaxa 4007 (2): 181–194 (27 Aug. 2015)
New Oppiidae (Acari, Oribatida) from New Zealand
SERGEY G. ERMILOV & MARIA A. MINOR
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Article
Zootaxa 4007 (1): 029–046 (26 Aug. 2015)
Morphological and molecular characteristics of Milandanielia intermedia (Feider, 1950) (Trombidiformes: Microtrombidiidae) with data on its biology and ecology
MAGDALENA FELSKA & JOANNA MĄKOL
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Article
Zootaxa 4006 (3): 481–505 (25 Aug. 2015)
Hidden diversity of endoparasitic eriophyoid mites: two new Novophytoptus Roivainen, 1947 (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Phytoptidae) species from the parenchymatous tissues of rushes (Juncaceae)
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV
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Article
Zootaxa 4006 (1): 001–039 (21 Aug. 2015)
Mites and ticks (Acari) in Shanxi Province, China: an annotated checklist
MIN MA, SHENG-CAI LI & QING-HAI FAN
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Article
Zootaxa 3999 (4): 549–559 (12 Aug. 2015)
Two new myrmecophilous species of the genus Petalomium (Acari: Pygmephoroidea: Neopygmephoridae)
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3994 (1): 069–093 (30 Jul. 2015)
Morphology and taxonomy of deutonymphs of the genus Unionicola Haldeman, 1842 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Unionicolidae) in Russia
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ & KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3991 (1): 001–063 (29 Jul. 2015)
Eriophyoid mite fauna (Acari: Trombidiformes: Eriophyoidea) of Turkey: new species, new distribution reports and an updated catalogue
EVSEL DENIZHAN, ROSITA MONFREDA, ENRICO DE LILLO & SULTAN ÇOBANOĞLU
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Article
Zootaxa 3990 (4): 525–550 (28 Jul. 2015)
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego
FRANCISCO FERRAGUT & DENISE NAVIA
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Article
Zootaxa 3990 (2): 235–246 (24 Jul. 2015)
New species and records of Neopronematus (Acari: Iolinidae) from Iran with a key to world species
MARYAM DARBEMAMIEH, HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR, MOHAMMAD KHANJANI & ANDRZEJ KAŹMIERSKI
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Article
Zootaxa 3986 (5): 561–568 (21 Jul. 2015)
A new genus and species of Tarsonemidae (Acari: Heterostigmata) from the Atlantic Forest, Brazil
ANTONIO C. LOFEGO, PETERSON R. DEMITE & GILBERTO J. de MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 3985 (1): 053–068 (9 Jul. 2015)
Feather mites of the genus Passeroptes Fain (Acariformes: Dermationidae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) of China
NING MU, XI-JUN KUANG, HUAI LIU & ZI-YING WANG
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Article
Zootaxa 3981 (4): 542–552 (7 Jul. 2015)
On the taxonomic state of water mite taxa (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the Palaearctic, part 3, Hygrobatoidea and Arrenuroidea with new faunistic data
HARRY SMIT, REINHARD GERECKE, VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ & TERENCE GLEDHILL
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3981 (1): 147–150 (2 Jul. 2015)
A new species of Xystonotus Wolcott, 1900 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Mideopsidae) from bromeliad phytotelmata in Brazilian Atlantic rainforest
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ, GUSTAVO CAUĘ DE OLIVEIRA PICCOLI, MARCEL SANTOS DE ARAÚJO, JOSÉ MARCOS REZENDE & ANA ZANGIROLAME GONÇALVES
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Article
Zootaxa 3981 (1): 056–070 (2 Jul. 2015)
New species and records of cunaxid mites (Acari: Cunaxidae) from soil in Southern Brazil
MATHEUS DOS SANTOS ROCHA, EVERTON NEI LOPES RODRIGUES & NOELI JUAREZ FERLA
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Article
Zootaxa 3980 (2): 151–188 (29 Jun. 2015)
Taxonomy of European Damaeidae VIII. Contribution to classification of genus Damaeus C. L. Koch, 1835, with a review of Adamaeus Norton, 1978 and Paradamaeus Bulanova-Zachvatkina, 1957 and redescription of three species
LADISLAV MIKO
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Article
Zootaxa 3980 (1): 001–041 (26 Jun. 2015)
The Lasioseius phytoseioides species group (Acari: Blattisociidae): new characterisation, description of a new species, complementary notes on seven described species and a taxonomic key for the group
GILBERTO J. DE MORAES, REHAM I.A. ABO-SHNAF, YANEBIS PÉREZ-MADRUGA, LEOCADIA SÁNCHEZ, KRISHNA KARMAKAR & CHYI-CHEN HO
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Article
Zootaxa 3972 (2): 101–147 (11 Jun. 2015)
Catalogue of genera and their type species in the mite Suborder Uropodina (Acari: Mesostigmata)
R. B. HALLIDAY
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Article
Zootaxa 3972 (1): 065–074 (10 Jun. 2015)
A new genus and species of pterygosomatid mite (Acari: Pterygosomatidae) parasitizing
Callopistes maculatus (Squamata: Teiidae) from Chile
MARÍA CAROLINA SILVA-DE LA FUENTE, RICARDO PAREDES-LEÓN, MARÍA EUGENIA CASANUEVA, GUSTAVO ESCOBAR-HUERTA & LUCILA MORENO SALAS
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3971 (1): 001–080 (10 Jun. 2015)
Contribution to the systematics of the genus Eurythenes S.I. Smith in Scudder, 1882 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea: Eurytheneidae)
CÉDRIC D’UDEKEM D’ACOZ & CHARLOTTE HAVERMANS
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3968 (1): 001–081 (9 Jun. 2015)
Checklist of the Quill mites (Acariformes: Syringophilidae) of the World
ELIZA GLOWSKA, MATEUSZ CHRZANOWSKI & KATARZYNA KASZEWSKA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3964 (4): 489–493 (4 Jun. 2015)
Systematic placement of some taxa in the family Galumnidae (Acari, Oribatida)
SERGEY G. ERMILOV & BADAMDORJ BAYARTOGTOKH
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Article
Zootaxa 3964 (4): 445–459 (4 Jun. 2015)
Third contribution to the knowledge of water mites from the Comoros, with the description of two new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ, HARRY SMIT & NATHALIE MARY
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Article
Zootaxa 3964 (2): 260–274 (2 Jun. 2015)
Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from rubber tree crops in the State of Bahia, Brazil, with description of two new species
FELIPE MICALI NUVOLONI, ANTONIO CARLOS LOFEGO, ELIZEU BARBOSA CASTRO & REINALDO JOSÉ FAZZIO FERES
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3964 (1): 145–148 (29 May 2015)
Ticks (Acarina: Ixodida) infesting five reptile species in Sri Lanka with sixteen new host records
DILRUKSHI R. LIYANAARACHCHI, RUPIKA S. RAJAKARUNA, ANIL W. DIKKUMBURA,
ANSLEM DE SILVA & R.P.V. JAYANTHA RAJAPAKSE
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Article
Zootaxa 3964 (1): 001–043 (29 May 2015)
A review of Chilean chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae), with the description of
a new genus and ten new species
ALEXANDR A. STEKOLNIKOV & DANIEL GONZÁLEZ-ACUŃA
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Article
Zootaxa 3963 (4): 451–501 (28 May 2015)
An annotated checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Iran
MOHAMMAD ALI AKRAMI
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Article
Zootaxa 3957 (5): 535–552 (19 May 2015)
The family Opilioacaridae (Parasitiformes: Opilioacarida) in Mexico, description of two new species and notes on biology and geographical distribution
MA. MAGDALENA VÁZQUEZ & HANS KLOMPEN
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Article
Zootaxa 3957 (4): 351–382 (18 May 2015)
The intertidal Fortuyniidae (Acari: Oribatida): new species, morphological diversity, ecology and biogeography
TOBIAS PFINGSTL
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Article
Zootaxa 3957 (3): 277–299 (15 May 2015)
To systematics of the mite genus Hoplocheylus (Acariformes: Tarsocheylidae)
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3957 (2): 246–248 (14 May 2015)
A new
Atractides Koch (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) species from southwestern Turkey
PINAR GÜLLE, İSKENDER GÜLLE & YUNUS ÖMER BOYACI
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Article
Zootaxa 3957 (1): 098–108 (13 May 2015)
Two new species of Pachyseius Berlese (Acari: Pachylaelapidae) from Turkey, with a key to the world species
HASAN HÜSEYİN ÖZBEK & BRUCE HALLIDAY
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Article
Zootaxa 3956 (2): 224–238 (8 May 2015)
A new subgenus and two new species of oribatid mites of the genus Neoribates (Acari, Oribatida, Parakalummidae) from the Philippines
SERGEY G. ERMILOV & LEONILA CORPUZ-RAROS
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Article
Zootaxa 3956 (1): 097–112 (7 May 2015)
Tachornithoglyphus gen. nov.—a new genus of nidicolous Pyroglyphidae (Acariformes: Astigmata)
PAVEL B KLIMOV, ANDRE V BOCHKOV& BARRY M. OCONNOR
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Article
Zootaxa 3956 (1): 056–078 (7 May 2015)
The water mite genus Procorticacarus K.O. Viets in Australasia (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae)
HARRY SMIT
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Article
Zootaxa 3955 (4): 549–560 (6 May 2015)
Review of the genus Myrmozercon Berlese (Acari: Laelapidae), with description of a new species from Iran
OMID JOHARCHI, ESMAEIL BABAEIAN & OWEN D. SEEMAN
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Article
Zootaxa 3949 (3): 439–444 (28 Apr. 2015)
New records of Amblyomma goeldii (Acari: Ixodidae) and description of the nymphal stage
THIAGO F. MARTINS, SÉRGIO L. GIANIZELLA, PABLO H. NUNES, DIOGO C. L. O. FARIA, CARLOS A. R. DO NASCIMENTO, CARLOS R. ABRAHĂO, FLÁVIA R. MIRANDA, RODRIGO H. F. TEIXEIRA, DIEGO G. RAMIREZ, DARCI M. BARROS-BATTESTI & MARCELO B. LABRUNA
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Article
Zootaxa 3949 (2): 191–202 (24 Apr. 2015)
Establishment of Oulenziella gen. nov. for Oulenzia bakeri (Hughes, 1962) (Acari: Winterschmidtiidae)
QING-HAI FAN, SHERLY GEORGE, DONG-MEI LI & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG
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Article
Zootaxa 3947 (1): 001–029 (14 Apr. 2015)
The Crotonia fauna of New Zealand revisited (Acari: Oribatida): taxonomy, phylogeny, ecological distribution and biogeography
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF
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Article
Zootaxa 3946 (4): 567–576 (13 Apr. 2015)
Two new feather mites of the genus Neocalcealges Orwig (Analgoidea: Trouessartiidae) from the Sichuan province of China
ZI-YING WANG & HEATHER PROCTOR
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Article
Zootaxa 3946 (1): 055–078 (8 Apr. 2015)
Sexual dimorphism in Autogneta, with description of three new species from North America and new diagnosis of the genus (Acari, Oribatida, Autognetidae)
VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3944 (1): 001–067 (7 Apr. 2015)
Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)—a closer look
JENNIFER J. BEARD, RONALD OCHOA, W. EVAN BRASWELL & GARY R. BAUCHAN
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Article
Zootaxa 3937 (1): 127–146 (24 Mar. 2015)
Acrotritia species (Acari: Oribatida: Euphthiracaridae) from China with description of a new species
DONG LIU & JUN CHEN
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Article
Zootaxa 3937 (1): 103–126 (24 Mar. 2015)
New feather mites of the genera Aniacarus and Aniibius (Acariformes: Pterolichidae) from two cuckoo species (Cuculiformes: Cuculidae) in Brazil
SERGEY V. MIRONOV, FABIO A. HERNANDES & LUIZ GUSTAVO A. PEDROSO
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Article
Zootaxa 3931 (3): 301–351 (13 Mar. 2015)
Systematics and biology of mites associated with neotropical hispine beetles in unfurled leaves of Heliconia, with descriptions of two new genera of the family Melicharidae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Gamasina: Ascoidea)
MARÍA L. MORAZA & EVERT E. LINDQUIST
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Article
Zootaxa 3926 (4): 480–498 (9 Mar. 2015)
A new genus and two new species of feather lice (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) from New Zealand endemic passerines (Aves: Passeriformes)
MICHEL P. VALIM1 & RICARDO L. PALMA
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Article
Zootaxa 3926 (3): 413–429 (6 Mar. 2015)
Two new species of the genus Pediculaster (Acari: Pygmephoridae) from Western Siberia, Russia
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3926 (3): 329–350 (6 Mar. 2015)
Redescription of Coronoquadroppia monstruosa (Hammer, 1979) (Acari, Oribatida, Quadroppiidae) from Java and variability of the species in Europe
GERD WEIGMANN & HEINRICH SCHATZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3926 (2): 287–295 (5 Mar. 2015)
A new species of the water mite genus Hygrobates Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from the ancient Lake Ohrid
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ
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Article
Zootaxa 3926 (2): 229–243 (5 Mar. 2015)
Considerations on systematics of the Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata), with definition of a new species group and description of a new species
HARALABOS TSOLAKIS & SALVATORE RAGUSA
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Article
Zootaxa 3926 (1): 111–121 (4 Mar. 2015)
Two new species of Rykellus (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ologamasidae) from Brazil and a key to the world species of the genus
JANDIR C. SANTOS, RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO, EDMILSON S. SILVA & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 3925 (3): 422–430 (2 Mar. 2015)
A new species of Geholaspis Berlese (Acari: Mesostigmata: Macrochelidae) from Northern Iran
ESMAEIL BABAEIAN, BRUCE HALLIDAY & ALIREZA SABOORI
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Article
Zootaxa 3919 (3): 401–456 (18 Feb. 2015)
Water mites of the genus Unionicola Haldeman, 1842 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Unionicolidae) in Russia
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ & KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO
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Article
Zootaxa 3919 (2): 201–259 (17 Feb. 2015)
The genital area of Halacaridae (Acari), life stages and development of morphological characters and implication on the classification
ILSE BARTSCH
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Article
Zootaxa 3919 (1): 179–191 (16 Feb. 2015)
Confocal microscopy refines generic concept of a problematic taxon: rediagnosis of the genus Neoprothrix and remarks on female anatomy of eriophyoids (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV, ALEXEY G. DESNITSKIY & DENISE NAVIA
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Article
Zootaxa 3919 (1): 111–156 (16 Feb. 2015)
Revision of the status of some genus-level water mite taxa in the families Pionidae Thor, 1900, Aturidae Thor, 1900, and Nudomideopsidae Smith, 1990 (Acari: Hydrachnidiae)
IAN M. SMITH, DAVID R. COOK & REINHARD GERECKE
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Article
Zootaxa 3919 (1): 100–110 (16 Feb. 2015)
Pseudopygmephorellus mazandaranicus sp. nov. (Acari: Heterostigmata: Pygmephoridae), phoretic on scarabaeid dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Iran
ALIHAN KATLAV, HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR & ALI ASGHAR TALEBI
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Article
Zootaxa 3918 (3): 439–445 (12 Feb. 2015)
A new species and two new records of the family Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Turkey
İSMAİL DÖKER, CENGİZ KAZAK & KAMİL KARUT
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Article
Zootaxa 3918 (1): 128–140 (10 Feb. 2015)
Three new species of the family Phthiracaridae (Acari, Oribatida) from Bolivia
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA & JOSEF STARÝ
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Article
Zootaxa 3918 (1): 092–112 (10 Feb. 2015)
Abalakeus Southcott, 1994 is a junior synonym of “plume-footed” Eatoniana Cambridge, 1898 (Trombidiformes, Erythraeidae)—evidence from experimental rearing
JOANNA MĄKOL & SEVGI SEVSAY
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Article
Zootaxa 3915 (3): 375–389 (4 Feb. 2015)
Brasilacarus cocaris (Acari: Opilioacaridae), a new genus and species from Amazonia, Brazil
MA. MAGDALENA VÁZQUEZ, MARCEL SANTOS DE ARAÚJO & REINALDO JOSÉ FAZZIO FERES
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Article
Zootaxa 3915 (2): 272–278 (3 Feb. 2015)
Trachyibana sarawakiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a remarkable new genus and species from Malaysia (Acari: Uropodina: Trachyuropodidae)
JENŐ KONTSCHÁN
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Article
Zootaxa 3914 (3): 201–244 (28 Jan. 2015)
Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) in Soils of the Russian Far East
NIKOLAY A. RYABININ
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Article
Zootaxa 3911 (3): 343–356 (20 Jan. 2015)
Water mites of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from Ghana
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ & HARRY SMIT
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Article
Zootaxa 3905 (3): 511–528 (14 Jan. 2015)
New species of oribatid mites with auriculate pteromorphs (Acari, Oribatida, Galumnidae) from the Philippines
SERGEY G. ERMILOV & LEONILA CORPUZ-RAROS
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Article
Zootaxa 3905 (3): 500–510 (14 Jan. 2015)
Two new species of Rhombognathus (Halacaridae, Trombidiformes) from a Mangrove in the northern littoral zone of Săo Paulo State (Brazil)
ALMIR R. PEPATO & PAULO SERGIO AMORIM DA SILVEIRA
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Article
Zootaxa 3905 (2): 221–232 (12 Jan. 2015)
A new species of Pachyseius Berlese (Acari: Pachylaelapidae) from South Siberia (Russia), with a key to the species known from Asia
IRINA I. MARCHENKO
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2014

Article
Zootaxa 3900 (2): 263–270 (22 Dec. 2014)
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) from Hungary: a new species on Agrimonia eupatoria (Rosaceae) and new record on Convolvulus arvensis (Convolvulaceae)
GÉZA RIPKA
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Article
Zootaxa 3900 (1): 001–020 (19 Dec. 2014)
Prolixus (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) newly recorded from New Zealand: A new species from Cyperaceae and its ontogenetic patterns in chaetotaxy
YUN XU & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG
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Article
Zootaxa 3895 (4): 547–569 (17 Dec. 2014)
New species of Uropodina from Madagascar (Acari: Mesostigmata)
JENŐ KONTSCHÁN & JOSEF STARÝ
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Article
Zootaxa 3895 (3): 419–426 (16 Dec. 2014)
Two new quill mites of the family Syringophilidae (Acari: Prostigmata) parasitising the tapaculos (Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae) in South America
BOZENA SIKORA, KATARZYNA KASZEWSKA & MACIEJ SKORACKI
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Article
Zootaxa 3895 (2): 170–182 (15 Dec. 2014)
Post larval stages of Tanytydeus beyzavii sp. nov. (Acari: Paratydeidae) from Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, ALI REZA NADRI, MASOUMEH KHANJANI & OWEN D. SEEMAN
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Article
Zootaxa 3893 (1): 127–142 (5 Dec. 2014)
Two new species of feather mites (Acarina: Psoroptidia) from the Great Barbet, Psilopogon virens (Piciformes: Megalaimidae)
IOANA CRISTINA CONSTANTINESCU, GABRIEL CHIŞAMERA, D. KHLUR B. MUKHIM & COSTICĂ ADAM
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Article
Zootaxa 3893 (1): 077–100 (5 Dec. 2014)
A review of the ectoparasitic mites (Acari: Dermanyssoidea) associated with birds and their nests in Slovakia, with notes on identification of some species
PETER MAŠÁN, PETER FENĎA, JÁN KRIŠTOFÍK & BRUCE HALLIDAY
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Article
Zootaxa 3889 (4): 553–573 (3 Dec. 2014)
Afroleius floridus (Mahunka, 1985) comb. nov. and three new Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 species (Acari: Oribatida: Mycobatidae) from South Africa
LOUISE COETZEE
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Article
Zootaxa 3889 (3): 429–441 (2 Dec. 2014)
Two new species of tarsonemid mites (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from northeastern Brazil
JOSILENE M. SOUSA, ANTÔNIO C. LOFEGO & MANOEL G. C. GONDIM JR.
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Article
Zootaxa 3889 (1): 031–057 (28 Nov. 2014)
New and little known species of ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Cameroon
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA & JOSEF STARÝ
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Article
Zootaxa 3887 (2): 225–238 (24 Nov. 2014)
Mites of the genus Paracoroptes Lavoipierre, 1955 (Acariformes: Psoroptidae)—skin parasites of the African monkeys of the family Cercopithecidae (Primates)
ANDRE V BOCHKOV & PATRICK GROOTAERT
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Article
Zootaxa 3884 (6): 533–552 (19 Nov. 2014)
New Oppiidae (Acari: Oribatida) from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park in South Africa
ELIZABETH A. HUGO-COETZEE
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Article
Zootaxa 3884 (5): 401–418 (18 Nov. 2014)
A review of the zumpti species group of the genus Harpyrhynchoides (Acariformes: Harpirhynchidae)—ectoparasites of passerines
ANDRE V BOCHKOV & HANS KLOMPEN
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Article
Zootaxa 3884 (2): 156–168 (13 Nov. 2014)
Ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from the Joint Russian-Vietnamese Biological Expedition (October 2013–April 2014)
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA & SERGEY G. ERMILOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3878 (3): 261–290 (24 Oct. 2014)
Ulyxes, a new Australopapuan mite genus associated with arboreal nests (Acari: Laelapidae)
MATTHEW D. SHAW
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3876 (1): 001–071 (21 Oct. 2014)
Water mites from Mount Kinabalu and the Crocker Range, Borneo, Malaysia (Acari: Hydrachnidia), with the description of 34 new species
HARRY SMIT & VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ
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Article
Zootaxa 3873 (1): 062–072 (14 Oct. 2014)
A new species of the genus Paravillersia (Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae) from Western Siberia, with supplementary description of Paravillersia grata Kuznetsov, 1978
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3869 (2): 131–142 (30 Sept. 2014)
Larval morphology of Hydryphantes clypeatus Thor, 1899, H. dispar Schaub, 1888 and H. planus Thon, 1899 (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Hydryphantidae)
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3865 (1): 001–071 (19 Sept. 2014)
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Egypt, with new records, descriptions of new species, and a key to species
REHAM I. A. ABO-SHNAF & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 3861 (6): 531–553 (18 Sept. 2014)
A new species and new records of the genus Eustigmaeus (Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae) from Western Siberia
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV & ANDREI V. TOLSTIKOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3861 (6): 501–530 (18 Sept. 2014)
Two new species of Gaeolaelaps (Acari: Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) from Iran, with a revised generic concept and notes on significant morphological characters in the genus
SHAHROOZ KAZEMI, ASMA RAJAEI & FRÉDÉRIC BEAULIEU
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Article
Zootaxa 3861 (2): 193–200 (12 Sept. 2014)
New taxa of the subfamily Picobiinae (Cheyletoidea: Syringophilidae) parasitizing antbirds and gnateaters (Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae, Conopophagidae) in Guyana
ELIZA GLOWSKA & BRIAN K. SCHMIDT
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Article
Zootaxa 3861 (2): 185–192 (12 Sept. 2014)
Two new Anoplocheylus species (Acari: Trombidiformes: Pseudocheylidae) from Kurdistan province of Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, MOHAMMAD AHMAD HOSEINI & FATEMEH AMINI
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Article
Zootaxa 3861 (1): 076–085 (11 Sept. 2014)
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Trombidiformes: Eriophyoidea) of Rosales trees in Iran: two new species and three new records
PARISA LOTFOLLAHI, KARIM HADDAD IRANI-NEJAD & ENRICO DE LILLO
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Article
Zootaxa 3860 (4): 361–370 (8 Sept. 2014)
Validation of the taxon Ixodes aragaoi Fonseca (Acari: Ixodidae) based on morphological and molecular data
VALERIA C. ONOFRIO, DIEGO G. RAMIREZ, DALTON N. S. GIOVANNI, ARLEI MARCILI, ATILIO J. MANGOLD, JOSÉ M. VENZAL, RONALDO Z. MENDONÇA, MARCELO B. LABRUNA & DARCI M. BARROS-BATTESTI
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Article
Zootaxa 3860 (4): 301–324 (8 Sept. 2014)
New Harpirhynchinae Dubinin (Acariformes: Harpirhynchidae)—intracutaneous and feather-base parasites of birds
ANDRE V BOCHKOV & HANS KLOMPEN
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Article
Zootaxa 3860 (3): 261–279 (5 Sept. 2014)
CLSM anatomy of internal genitalia of Mackiella reclinata n. sp. and systematic remarks on eriophyoid mites from the tribe Mackiellini Keifer, 1946 (Eriophyoidea: Phytoptidae)
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV, CHARNIE CRAEMER, ANDREY E. VISHNYAKOV,
SOGDIANA I. SUKHAREVA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3860 (1): 092–096 (3 Sept. 2014)
Neoribates alius Fujikawa, 2007, a junior synonym of Neoribates pallidus Aoki, 1988 (Acari, Oribatida, Parakalummidae)
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, VLADIMIR M. SALAVATULIN, WATARU KAGA & SATOSHI SHIMANO
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Article
Zootaxa 3857 (4): 571–580 (1 Sept. 2014)
A review of quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) parasitising Kenyan birds
MIROSLAVA KLIMOVIČOVÁ, PETER MIKULA, NJOKI KAHURE3& MARTIN HROMADA1
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Article
Zootaxa 3857 (4): 451–477 (1 Sept. 2014)
A review of the subfamily Harpypalpinae Fain, 1972 (Acariformes: Harpirhynchidae)—parasites of passerine birds
ANDRE V BOCHKOV& HANS KLOMPEN
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Article
Zootaxa 3857 (2): 207–224 (28 Aug. 2014)
Taxonomic value of morphological and morphometrical characters in the immature stages of four species of Kampimodromus Nesbitt (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Italy and Croatia
ELENA CARGNUS & PIETRO ZANDIGIACOMO
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Article
Zootaxa 3856 (1): 050–072 (21 Aug. 2014)
Five new species of the feather mite genus Trouessartia Canestrini from South America (Acari: Trouessartiidae)
FABIO AKASHI HERNANDES
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Article
Zootaxa 3852 (5):585–590 (19 Aug. 2014)
A new Protzia species and the first description of the female Atractides (Polymegapus) persicus Pešić & Asadi 2010 from Turkey
PINAR GÜLLE & YUNUS ÖMER BOYACI
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Article
Zootaxa 3847 (4): 583–589 (11 Aug. 2014)
A fossil Paratrombiinae mite (Actinotrichida: Trombidioidea) from the Rovno amber, Ukraine
MARTA KONIKIEWICZ & JOANNA MĄKOL
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Article
Zootaxa 3847 (4): 567–575 (11 Aug. 2014)
Two new species of Cyta (Acari: Prostigmata: Bdellidae) from Western Iran
AMIR HOSSEIN EGHBALIAN, MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, MOHAMMAD HASSAN SAFARALIZADEH & EDWARD. A. UECKERMANN
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Article
Zootaxa 3847 (4): 533–544 (11 Aug. 2014)
Two new species of Cosmolaelaps Berlese (Acari:Laelapidae) from Iran
SARA RAMROODI, JALIL HAJIZADEH & OMID JOHARCHI
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Article
Zootaxa 3846 (4): 569–576 (5 Aug. 2014)
A new species of Hypoaspis Canestrini from Iran (Acari: Laelapidae), with a key to the species occurring in the Western Palaearctic Region
OMID JOHARCH, HADI OSTOVAN & ESMAEIL BABAEIAN
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Article
Zootaxa 3846 (4): 547–560 (5 Aug. 2014)
Plant mites of the Dominican Republic, with a description of a new species of Petrobia (Tetranychina) Wainstein, 1960 (Acari, Prostigmata, Tetranychidae) and a key to the species of this subgenus
LEOCADIA SÁNCHEZ MARTÍNEZ, CARLOS H.W. FLECHTMANN & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 3846 (2): 293–300 (1 Aug. 2014)
Two new species of quill mites of the family Syringophilidae (Acariformes: Cheyletoidea) associated with treronine doves (Columbiformes: Columbidae: Treroninae)
KATARZYNA KASZEWSKA, KATARZYNA KAVETSKA & MACIEJ SKORACKI
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Article
Zootaxa 3841 (3): 364–378 (28 Jul. 2014)
Cheylostigmaeus tarae sp. nov. and Stigmaeus delaramae sp. nov. (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from Kurdistan, Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, SIAMAK NASROLLAHI, ALI SINA ZAMANI & BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3841 (2): 293–300 (25 Jul. 2014)
Description of a new species of Neoparaphytoseius Chant and McMurtry (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae) from Peru, with a redefinition of the genus
SOFÍA JIMÉNEZ, JAMES A. McMURTRY & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 3841 (2): 285–292 (25 Jul. 2014)
Haemolaelaps Berlese removed from synonomy with Androlaelaps Berlese (Acari: Laelapidae)
MATTHEW D. SHAW
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Article
Zootaxa 3841 (1): 107–116 (24 Jul. 2014)
Two new species of Pachyseius Berlese (Acari: Pachylaelapidae) from Turkey, with a key to the world species
HASAN HÜSEYİN ÖZBEK & BRUCE HALLIDAY
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Article
Zootaxa 3841 (1): 001–046 (24 Jul. 2014)
Studies on European species of the water mite family Aturidae Thor (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
REINHARD GERECKE
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3840 (1): 001–072 (23 Jul. 2014)
Torrenticolid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) from Malaysian Borneo
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ & HARRY SMIT
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Article
Zootaxa 3838 (4): 486–494 (21 Jul. 2014)
A new species and record of Aceria (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) on Carlina spp. (Asteraceae) from Serbia
BILJANA VIDOVIĆ
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Article
Zootaxa 3838 (1): 087–097 (16 Jul. 2014)
Three new species of the genus Passeroptes Fain (Astigmata: Dermationidae) from China
ZI-YING WANG, NING MU, XIAO-HUI SU & HUAI LIU
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (4): 593–599 (14 Jul. 2014)
A new species of Galendromimus Muma from Brazil (Acari: Phytoseiidae), with a review of the tribe Galendromimini Chant & McMurtry
PETERSON R. DEMITE, MANOEL G.C. GONDIM Jr., ANTONIO C. LOFEGO & GILBERTO J. de MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (2): 237–250 (10 Jul. 2014)
Two new species of the genus Armascirus (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from India and Vietnam, with a description of the preimaginal stage of Armascirus fendai
STANISLAV KALÚZ, SERGEY G. ERMILOV & MICHAL VRABEC
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3834 (1): 001–086 (8 Jul. 2014)
Taxonomic study of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) of Bi Dup—Nui Ba National Park (southern Vietnam)
SERGEY G. ERMILOV & ALEXANDER E. ANICHKIN
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3833 (1): 001–132 (8 Jul. 2014)
Catalogue and historical overview of juvenile instars of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida)
ROY A. NORTON & SERGEY G. ERMILOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3827 (3): 331–342 (4 Jul. 2014)
Four new records and two new species of Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Turkey, with a key to the Turkish species
İSMAİL DÖKER, THEODOROS I. STATHAKIS, CENGİZ KAZAK, KAMİL KARUT & GEORGIOS TH. PAPADOULIS
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Zootaxa 3827 (2): 258–272 (3 Jul. 2014)
Revision of Fenestrobates (Acari, Oribatellidae) with description of F. marauni sp. nov., from South America, and new diagnosis for Oribatellidae
SERGEY G. ERMILOV & VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER
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Article
Zootaxa 3827 (2): 170–186 (3 Jul. 2014)
Australian water mites of the genus Hydrachna Müller, with the description of five new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hydrachnidae)
HARRY SMIT
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Article
Zootaxa 3821 (3): 373–383 (23 Jun. 2014)
New species of the genus Picobia (Cheyletoidea: Syringophilidae) parasitizing tyrannid birds (Passeriformes: Tyrannidae)
ELIZA GLOWSKA & CHRISTOPHER M. MILENSKY
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3820 (1): 001–080 (18 Jun. 2014)
Torrenticolid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) from Ghana
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ & HARRY SMIT
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3816 (1): 001–144 (18 Jun. 2014)
Ticks of Australia. The species that infest domestic animals and humans
STEPHEN C. BARKER & ALAN R. WALKER
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Article
Zootaxa 3814 (4): 495–511 (11 Jun. 2014)
Tydeid and triophtydeid mites (Acari: Tydeoidea) associated with grapevine (Vitaceae: Vitis spp.) in Brazil, with the descriptions of species of Prelorryia (André, 1980) and Tydeus Koch, 1835
GUILHERME LIBERATO DA SILVA, UEMERSON SILVA DA CUNHA, MATHEUS DOS SANTOS ROCHA, ELENI N. PANOU & NOELI JUAREZ FERLA
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Article
Zootaxa 3814 (2): 151–176 (9 Jun. 2014)
A new genus and two new species of Opilioacaridae (Acari: Parasitiformes) from Amazonia, Brazil with a key to world genera
MA. MAGDALENA VÁZQUEZ, MARCEL SANTOS DE ARAÚJO & REINALDO JOSÉ FAZZIO FERES
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Zootaxa 3814 (1): 139–145 (6 Jun. 2014)
New quill mites (Cheyletoidea: Syringophilidae) parasitizing tyrannid birds (Passeriformes: Tyrannidae) in Peru
ELIZA GLOWSKA
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Article
Zootaxa 3802 (2): 257–275 (26 May 2014)
New species and new records of Tetranychidae (Acarina, Prostigmata) from Thailand
HTAR HTAR NAING, ANGSUMARN CHANDRAPATYA, MARIA NAVAJAS & PHILIPPE AUGER
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Article
Zootaxa 3802 (1): 001–022 (23 May 2014)
Loricaseius lepontinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus and species of eviphidid mite from the Italian Alps (Acari: Mesostigmata), with an updated key to European genera of the family Eviphididae
MASSIMO PLUMARI & PETER MAŠÁN
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Article
Zootaxa 3796 (2): 374–384 (19 May 2014)
Taxonomy of European Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) VII. Redescription of Neobelba pseudopapillipes Bulanova-Zachvatkina, 1967 with comments on its generic status
LADISLAV MIKO & VASILIY B. KOLESNIKOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (5): 571–577 (15 May 2014)
Phytoseiidae Database: a website for taxonomic and distributional information on phytoseiid mites (Acari)
PETERSON R. DEMITE, JAMES A. MCMURTRY & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (4): 401–420 (14 May 2014)
A new subgenus and three new species of oribatid mites of the genus Yoshiobodes (Acari, Oribatida, Carabodidae) from Vietnam
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, UMUKUSUM YA. SHTANCHAEVA, LUIS S. SUBÍAS & ALEXANDER E. ANICHKIN
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Zootaxa 3795 (1): 091–095 (9 May 2014)
A new genus and species of phytoseiid mite (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
MARINA FERRAZ DE CAMARGO BARBOSA, MATHEUS DOS SANTOS ROCHA
& NOELI JUAREZ FERLA
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Erratum
Zootaxa 3794 (4): 600 (8 May 2014)
Erratum: ESMAEIL BABAEIAN, OMID JOHARCHI & MARYAM KESHAVARZ JAMSHIDIAN (2014) A new species of the genus Nothrholaspis Berlese (Acari: Macrochelidae) from Iran. Zootaxa, 3784(5): 585–590.
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Article
Zootaxa 3794 (2): 237–253 (6 May 2014)
New species and new records of mites of the genus Stigmaeus (Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae) from Crimea
ALEXANDER A. KHAUSTOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3794 (1): 179–200 (5 May 2014)
On the identity of two species of Proctophyllodidae (Acari: Astigmata: Analgoidea) described by Herbert F. Berla in Brazil, with a description of Lamellodectes gen. nov. and a new species
FABIO A. HERNANDES & MICHEL P. VALIM
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Article
Zootaxa 3793 (4): 441–452 (1 May 2014)
A new species of predaceous mite of the genus Neoseiulus Hughes (Acari, Phytoseiidae), with redescriptions of N. magnanalis (Thor) and N. ellesmerei (Chant & Hansell), from Svalbard, High Arctic
LEONID A. KOLODOCHKA & DARIUSZ J. GWIAZDOWICZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3793 (1): 071–098 (28 Apr. 2014)
The genus Zambedania Mahunka 1972 (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Pygmephoridae)—redescription of the type species Z. africana and descriptions of two new species from Africa and South America
ANNE M. CAMERIK & WOJCIECH Ł. MAGOWSKI
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (1): 091–098 (8 Apr. 2014)
The genus Emitrombidium Lombardini, 1949 (Actinotrichida: Trombidiidae) resurrected
JOANNA MĄKOL & SEVGI SEVSAY

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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (1): 057–064 (8 Apr. 2014)
New quill mites (Cheyletoidea: Syringophilidae) parasitizing the black-headed paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer (Passeriformes: Monarchidae) in Gabon
ELIZA GLOWSKA & BRIAN K. SCHMIDT

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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (2): 241–257 (3 Apr. 2014)
Two new species and one new record of larvae of the family Johnstonianidae (Acari: Prostigmata) from Iran with a key to species of the genus Diplothrombium
JAVAD NOEI, ALIREZA SABOORI & JALIL HAJIZADEH

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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (2): 175–200 (3 Apr. 2014)
Revision of the subfamily Onychalginae Fain, 1988 (Acariformes: Pyroglyphidae)—ectoparasites of passerine birds
ANDRE V BOCHKOV, PAVEL B KLIMOV & PATRICK GROOTAERT

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Article
Zootaxa 3784 (5): 585–590 (1 Apr. 2014)
A new species of the genus Nothrholaspis Berlese (Acari: Macrochelidae) from Iran
ESMAEIL BABAEIAN, OMID JOHARCHI & MARYAM KESHAVARZ JAMSHIDIAN

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Article
Zootaxa 3780 (3): 585–593 (24 Mar. 2014)
Three new species of the genus Austrophthiracarus from New Zealand (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae)
DONG LIU
& ZHI-QIANG ZHANG

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Article
Zootaxa 3780 (2): 263–281 (21 Mar. 2014)
Beyond Moa’s Ark and Wallace’s Line: extralimital distribution of new species of Austronothrus (Acari, Oribatida, Crotoniidae) and the endemicity of the New Zealand oribatid mite fauna
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF & STEPHEN L. CAMERON

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Article
Zootaxa 3780 (1): 153–170 (20 Mar. 2014)
A new record and a new species of the genus Agistemus Summers (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from Greece
THEODOROS I. STATHAKIS, ELEFTHERIA V. KAPAXIDI & GEORGIOS TH. PAPADOULIS

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3778 (1): 001–157 (12 Mar. 2014)
Tenuipalpidae (Acari: Trombidiformes) from Casuarinaceae (Fagales)
JENNIFER J. BEARD, OWEN D. SEEMAN & GARY R. BAUCHAN

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3776 (1): 001–066 (12 Mar. 2014)
Review of the mite family Pachylaelapidae (Acari: Mesostigmata)
PETER MAŠÁN & BRUCE HALLIDAY

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Article 
Zootaxa 3774 (4): 367–380 (7 Mar. 2014)
Water mites from caves of the Ha Giang province, northern Vietnam (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ & REINHARD GERECKE

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Article 
Zootaxa 3774 (4): 351–366 (7 Mar. 2014)
Two new feather mite species of the family Pteronyssidae (Acarina: Analgoidea) from Meghalaya (Northeast India)
IOANA CRISTINA CONSTANTINESCU, GABRIEL CHIŞAMERA,
KHLUR B. MUKHIM & COSTICĂ ADAM

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Article 
Zootaxa 3774 (2): 275–281 (6 Mar. 2014)
A new genus and species of edaphic mite (Acari: Mesostigmata: Eviphididae) from Iran
OMID JOHARCHI, PETER MAŠÁN & ESMAEIL BABAEIAN

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Article 
Zootaxa 3774 (2): 131–151 (5 Mar. 2014)
New species of the feather mite genus Protolichus Trouessart, 1884 (Astigmata, Pterolichidae) from lories and lorikeets (Aves: Psittaciformes)
Sergey V. Mironov, Rainer Ehrnsberger & Jacek Dabert

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Article 
Zootaxa 3774 (1): 074–082 (4 Mar. 2014)
New species of Atropacarus (Hoplophorella), (Acari, Oribatida, Phthiracaridae) from the Afrotropical Region
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA
& JOSEF STARÝ

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Article 
Zootaxa 3768 (2): 178–188 (25 Feb. 2014)
New taxa of the family Syringophilidae (Acari: Prostigmata) from African barbets and woodpeckers (Piciformes: Lybiidae, Picidae)
MACIEJ SKORACKI, MIROSLAVA KLIMOVIČOVÁ, MUCHANE MUCHAI & MARTIN HROMADA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3768 (1): 043–058 (24 Feb. 2014)
Two new species of Digamasellidae from Taiwan (Acari: Mesostigmata)
LI-MING MA, CHYI-CHEN HO & SHUN-CHENG WANG

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3767 (1): 001–256 (24 Feb. 2014)
Names for Ixodidae (Acari: Ixodoidea): valid, synonyms, incertae sedis, nomina dubia, nomina nuda, lapsus, incorrect and suppressed names—with notes on confusions and misidentifications
ALBERTO A. GUGLIELMONE & SANTIAGO NAVA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3765 (2): 194–200 (17 Feb. 2014)
Two new quill mite species of the family Syringophilidae (Acari: Prostigmata) parasitising the house sparrow Passer domesticus (L.) (Aves: Passeriformes)
MACIEJ SKORACKI & BOZENA SIKORA
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Article
Zootaxa 3764 (4): 441–454 (12 Feb. 2014)
Neophyllobius lorestanicus sp. nov. and N. ostovani sp. nov. 
(Acari: Camerobiidae) from Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, MOHAMMAD AHMAD HOSEINI, 
SHIMA YAZDANPANAH & FARSHAD MASOUDIAN

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Article 
Zootaxa 3764 (4): 401–417 (12 Feb. 2014)
New species and records of scale mites (Acari: Pterygosomatidae) 
from Arabian agamid lizards (Squamata: Agamidae)
MONIKA FAJFER & DANIEL MELNIKOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3764 (3): 317–346 (11 Feb. 2014)
Redefinition of Cosmolaelaps Berlese (Acari: Laelapidae) 
and description of five new species from Brazil
GRAZIELLE FURTADO MOREIRA, HANS KLOMPEN 
& GILBERTO
JOSÉ DE MORAES

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Article 
Zootaxa 3760 (4): 553–562 (04 Feb. 2014)
A new species of eriophyoid mite, Aceria tripuraensis sp. n. 
(Acari: Eriophyoidea), on Hibiscus macrophyllus from India
PRATIBHA MENON, SUSHILA JOSHI & VILAYANOOR 
VENKATARAMAN RAMAMURTHY

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Article 
Zootaxa 3760 (1): 038–053 (30 Jan. 2014)
Charletonia cameroonensis Haitlinger & Kekeunou sp. nov. 
and the first record of C. justynae Haitlinger, 1987 (Acari: Erythraeidae)
 
from Cameroon with redescription of the species
RYSZARD HAITLINGER, SÉVILOR KEKEUNOU & DARIUSZ ŁUPICKI
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Article 
Zootaxa 3755 (1): 087–095 (20 Jan. 2014)
A new species of Brevipalpus Donnadieu (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and key to the Egyptian species
ALAA M. HALAWA & MAGDY M. FAWZY

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Article 
Zootaxa 3754 (1): 086–096 (13 Jan. 2014)
Mites of the superfamily Pygmephoroidea (Acari: Heterostigmata: Neopygmephoridae, Pygmephoridae) associated with Trox cadaverinus (Coleoptera: Trogidae) from the Far East of Russia, with description of a new genus and two new species
ALEXANDR A. KHAUSTOV & VIACHESLAV A. TRACH

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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (4): 335–346 (08 Jan. 2014)
Water mites of the genus Brachypoda Lebert, 1879 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Aturidae) from South Korea and the Russian Far East
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ & KSENIA SEMENCHENKO

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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (3): 233–250 (07 Jan. 2014)
Description of a new species of Terminalichus (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) from China
YUN XU, QING-HAI FAN & JIAN HUANG

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Article 
Zootaxa 3750 (2): 130–142 (18 Dec. 2013)
A new genus and species of Discozerconidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in New Zealand

OWEN D. SEEMAN & MICHELLE R. BAKER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3750 (1): 071–082 (17 Dec. 2013)
Two new species of Gaeolaelaps (Acari: Laelapidae) from Iran
ALIREZA NEMATI & MASTANEH MOHSENI
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Article 
Zootaxa 3746 (3): 454–462 (12 Dec. 2013)
A new species of water mite (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from Assam, India, found in the gut contents of the fish Botia dario (Botiidae)
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ, TAPAS CHATTERJEE, MRINAL KUMAR DAS & SABITRY BORDOLOI

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Article 
Zootaxa 3746 (2): 357–371 (11 Dec. 2013)
Phytoseiid mites (Acari) associated with yerba mate in southern Brazil, with description of a new species

DINARTE GONÇALVES, GUILHERME LIBERATO DA SILVA & NOELI JUAREZ FERLA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3745 (4): 469–478 (6 Dec. 2013)
New species of Hypoaspis Canestrini and Coleolaelaps Berlese (Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) associated with Polyphylla olivieri Castelnau (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, BEHNAZ GHAEDI & EDWARD. A. UECKERMANN

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Article 
Zootaxa 3745 (2): 257–262 (4 Dec. 2013)
Two new species of scale mites (Acari: Pterygosomatidae) parasitizing Agama agama (Sauria: Agamidae) from Kenya
MONIKA FAJFER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3741 (3): 459–489 (29 Nov. 2013)
Phylogenetic relationships of Tectoribates: nymphal characters of new North American species place the genus in Tegoribatidae (Acari, Oribatida)
VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER & DAVID E. WALTER

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Zootaxa 3741 (1): 172–180 (26 Nov. 2013)
A new species of Gamasiphis Berlese (Acari: Ologamasidae) from Russia (Sakhalin and Kuril Islands) with a key to the Asian species
IRINA I. MARCHENKO

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Article
Zootaxa 3734 (5): 521–535 (8 Nov. 2013)
Mites of the superfamily Rhodacaroidea (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Colombia, with a key for the world species of Desectophis Karg (Ologamasidae)
DIANA RUEDA-RAMIREZ, RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO & Gilberto J. de Moraes

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Article
Zootaxa 3734 (2): 141–155 (5 Nov. 2013)
Two new species of Armascirus (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from Slovakia

Stanislav KALÚZ & MICHAL VRABEC

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Article
Zootaxa 3734 (1): 038–044 (4 Nov. 2013)
A new species of Scutopalus (Acari: Cunaxidae: Cunaxoidinae) from Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil with a key to world species

MATHEUS DOS SANTOS ROCHA, MICHAEL JOSEPH SKVARLA & NOELI JUAREZ FERLA

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Article
Zootaxa 3731 (4): 577–588 (1 Nov. 2013)
New and little known ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from India
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA & SERGEY G. ERMILOV

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Article
Zootaxa 3731 (2): 223–233 (30 Oct. 2013)
A new species of Ultratenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Cook Islands, with a key to the known species

YUN XU, QING-HAI FAN & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3728 (1): 001–173 (25 Oct. 2013)
Leptotrombidium (Acari: Trombiculidae) of the World
ALEXANDR A. STEKOLNIKOV
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Article
Zootaxa 3722 (4): 493–500 (24 Oct. 2013)
The genus Lepidozetes Berlese, 1910 (Acari: Oribatida: Tegoribatidae) in Europe with description of a new species

GERD WEIGMANN

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Article
Zootaxa 3722 (4): 401–438 (24 Oct. 2013)
Species-groups and biogeography of the oribatid mite family Malaconothridae (Oribatida: Malaconothroidea), with new species from the south-western Pacific region
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF

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Article
Zootaxa 3721 (4): 334–350 (16 Oct. 2013)
A new species of the genus Sonotetranychus (Acari: Tetranychidae) from New Zealand

TIAN-CI YI & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG

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Article
Zootaxa 3721 (4): 301–333 (16 Oct. 2013)
Ontogenetic development and redescription of Tribolonychus collyerae (Acari: Tetranychidae)

TIAN-CI YI, QING-HAI FAN & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG

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Article 
Zootaxa 3721 (2): 101–142 (14 Oct. 2013)
Phytoseiidae in European grape (Vitis vinifera L.): bio-ecological aspects and keys to species (Acari: Mesostigmata)

MARIE-STÉPHANE TIXIER, ANDREA BALDASSAR, CARLO DUSO & SERGE KREITER

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Zootaxa 3718 (4): 317–330 (7 Oct. 2013)
New species of subgenus Megaluracarus (Acari: Hydrachnidiae: Arrenuridae: Arrenurus) from Mexico
MARCIA M. RAMÍREZ-SÁNCHEZ & GERARDO RIVAS

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Article 
Zootaxa 3718 (1): 081–088 (2 Oct. 2013)
A new species of Hydrogamasellus (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ologamasidae) from Brazil, with a key to the world species of the genus
JANDIR C. SANTOS, RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO, EDMILSON S. SILVA & Gilberto J. de Moraes

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Zootaxa 3718 (1): 073–080 (2 Oct. 2013)
A new species and new record of Reticulolaelaps Costa (Acari: Laelapidae) from Iran
ALIREZA NEMATI, OMID JOHARCHI, ESMAEIL BABAEIAN & DARIUSZ J. GWIAZDOWICZ

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Zootaxa 3718 (1): 028–038 (2 Oct. 2013)
Two new species of Rhodacaridae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Egypt and a key to the species of the family from the Mediterranean region
REHAM I. A. ABO-SHNAF, RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO & Gilberto J. de Moraes

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Zootaxa 3716 (3): 475–493 (24 Sept. 2013)
New species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Semidecidual Forest remnants in the State of Săo Paulo, Brazil
ELIZEU B. DE CASTRO & REINALDO J.F. FERES

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Zootaxa 3716 (2): 207–235 (23 Sept. 2013)
New records of water mites mainly from Vogelkop, New Guinea (Acari: Hydrachnidia), with the description of one new genus and thirteen new species
HARRY SMIT

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Article
Zootaxa 3716 (1): 053–064 (20 Sept. 2013)
A review of Amblypalpus and Priscapalpus (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae), including two new species of Amblypalpus from Iran
SADEGH FARZAN, MAHDIEH ASADI, EDWARD A. UECKERMANN,
OWEN D. SEEMAN & JENNIFER J. BEARD
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Article
Zootaxa 3710 (4): 372–380 (16 Sept. 2013)
A remarkable new Nilotonia species (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Anisitsiellidae) from percolating water of a cave in Cat Ba island in Halong Bay, Vietnam
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ

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Zootaxa 3710 (2): 179–191 (12 Sept. 2013)
Description of nymphal instars of Ornithodoros mimon Kohls, Clifford & Jones, 1969 (Acari: Argasidae)
GABRIEL ALVES LANDULFO, LUISA VIANA PEVIDOR, HERMES RIBEIRO LUZ, JOĂO LUIZ HORÁCIO FACCINI, PABLO HENRIQUE NUNES & DARCI MORAES BARROS-BATTESTI

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Zootaxa 3710 (1): 061–071 (11 Sept. 2013)
Feather mites of the genus Zachvatkinia Dubinin, 1949 (Astigmata: Analgoidea: Avenzoariidae) from Saudi Arabia: A new species and two new records
MOHAMED W. NEGM, MOHAMED G. E.-D. NASSER, FAHAD J. ALATAWI,
AZZAM M. AL AHMAD & MOHAMMED SHOBRAK
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Zootaxa 3709 (5): 461–472 (9 Sept. 2013)
Two new species of the genus Longicheles Valle, 1953 from the Kelkit Valley, Turkey, with redescription Longicheles lagrecai (Valle, 1963) (Acari: Macrochelidae)
HASAN HÜSEYİN ÖZBEK, DURMUŞ ALİ BAL & SALİH DOĞAN

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Zootaxa 3709 (3): 255–266 (5 Sept. 2013)
A new species of the genus Empitrombium Southcott, 1994 (Acari: Microtrombidiidae) from Turkey
SEVGİ SEVSAY & İBRAHIM KARAKURT

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Zootaxa 3709 (2): 101–133 (4 Sept. 2013)
Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) of plain area of the Southern European Russia
NATALIA V. LEBEDEVA & MARINA P. POLTAVSKAYA

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3703 (1): 017–026 (30 Aug. 2013
Phylum Athropoda. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013)
ZHI-QIANG ZHANG

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Article
Zootaxa 3702 (3): 247–261 (27 Aug. 2013)
Three new eriophyoid mite species in the tribe Phyllocoptini from Yunnan Province, southwestern China (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae)
XIAO HAN, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG

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Zootaxa 3702 (1): 001–050 (23 Aug. 2013)
On the arboreal acarofauna of Hungary: Some new and rare species of prostigmatic mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Tydeidae, Iolinidae and Stigmaeidae)
GEZA RIPKA, IZABELLA LANIECKA & ANDRZEJ KAZMIERSKI

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Zootaxa 3701 (2): 291–297 (19 Aug. 2013)
The first records of quill mites of the family Syringophilidae (Acariformes: Prostigmata: Cheyletoidea) from trogoniform birds (Aves: Trogoniformes)
MACIEJ SKORACKI, SERGEY V. MIRONOV & MARKUS UNSOELD

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Zootaxa 3701 (2): 238–256 (19 Aug. 2013)
Stigmaeid mites (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from vineyards in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
LIANA JOHANN, GERVÁSIO SILVA CARVALHO, FERNANDA MAJOLO & NOELI JUAREZ FERLA

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Zootaxa 3701 (1): 083–092 (16 Aug. 2013)
Pontarachnid mites from marine interstitial, with a description of three new species from South Korea (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Pontarachnidae)
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ

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Article
Zootaxa 3700 (3): 547–560 (15 Aug. 2013)
New water mite species (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from Vietnam
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ

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Article
Zootaxa 3700 (3): 301–347 (14 Aug. 2013)
Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from natural ecosystems in the State of Săo Paulo, Brazil
GILBERTO JOSÉ DE MORAES, MARINA FERRAZ DE CAMARGO BARBOSA & TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO

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Zootaxa 3700 (2): 271–282 (13 Aug. 2013)
Three new species of scale mites (Acari: Pterygosomatidae) parasitizing Agama sankaranica (Sauria: Agamidae)
MONIKA FAJFER

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Article
Zootaxa 3700 (2): 259–270 (13 Aug. 2013)
New taxa and new records of oribatid mites of the family Galumnidae (Acari: Oribatida) from Ecuador
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, JOSEF STARÝ, DOROTHEE SANDMANN,
FRANCA MARIAN & MARK MARAUN
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Article
Zootaxa 3694 (2): 143–152 (2 Aug. 2013)
A new species of the genus Achaemenothrombium (Acari: Achaemenothrombiidae) from Iran
ALIREZA SABOORI, ANDREAS WOHLTMANN, MASOUD HAKIMITABAR
& ASGHAR SHIRVANI
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Article
Zootaxa 3691 (4): 473–499 (23 Jul. 2013)
Psammochthoniidae n. fam., a paedomorphic family of oribatid mites (Oribatida: Enarthronota) from sandy soil in Thailand, Brazil and the USA
MARUT FUANGARWORN & ROY A. NORTON

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Zootaxa 3691 (3): 301–323 (22 Jul. 2013)
A new genus and family of sejine mites (Acari, Parasitiformes, Mesostigmata, Sejoidea) based on new species from Lord Howe Island and Brazil, and a redescription of Sejus americanus (Banks, 1902)
DAVID EVANS WALTER

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3689 (1): 001–123 (17 Jul. 2013)
Eriophyoid mites from Northeast China (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
XIAO-FENG XUE, JING-FENG GUO & XIAO-YUE HONG

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Article
Zootaxa 3686 (3): 326–334 (12 Jul. 2013)
Water mites of the genus Brachypoda (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Aturidae) in Turkey

YUNUS ESEN, VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ & ORHAN ERMAN
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Article
Zootaxa 3686 (2): 244–254 (11 Jul. 2013)
Review of the genus Myrmozercon Berlese (Acari: Laelapidae), with description of two new species from Iran
OMID JOHARCHI & MARYAM MORADI

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Article
Zootaxa 3683 (3): 267–279 (4 Jul. 2013)
New Uropodine mites from Tanzania (Acari: Mesostigmata)
JENŐ KONTSCHÁN & JOSEF STARÝ
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Article
Zootaxa 3683 (1): 035–050 (2 Jul. 2013)
Austroteneriffia shiraziensis sp. nov. (Acari: Teneriffiidae) from southwestern Iran, with description of male and immature stages
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, SHIMA YAZDANPANAH & BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ

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Article
Zootaxa 3682 (3): 412–420 (28 Jun. 2013)
Three new species of the genus Pergalumna (Acari: Oribatida: Galumnidae) from India
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, UMUKUSUM YA. SHTANCHAEVA, STANISLAV KALÚZ3 & LUIS S. SUBÍAS

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Article
Zootaxa 3682 (2): 392–400 (27 Jun. 2013)
The genus Notophthiracarus of New Zealand (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae): three new species and a key to 24 described species
DONG LIU
& ZHI-QIANG ZHANG

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Article
Zootaxa 3682 (2): 385–391 (27 Jun. 2013)
Two new species of Austrophthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae) from New Zealand
DONG LIU
& ZHI-QIANG ZHANG
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Article
Zootaxa 3682 (1): 105–120 (26 Jun. 2013)
Three new species of the feather mite subfamily Ingrassiinae (Acariformes:
Xolalgidae) from shearwaters and petrels (Procellariiformes: Procellariidae)
LAURA M. STEFAN, ELENA GÓMEZ-DÍAZ & SERGEY MIRONOV

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Zootaxa 3681 (5): 595–599 (25 Jun. 2013)
First new species of the Phytoseius horridus group (Acari: Phytoseiidae) described from Brazil, with a key to the Brazilian species of Phytoseius
GUILHERME LIBERATO DA SILVA, MATHEUS DOS SANTOS ROCHA & NOELI JUAREZ FERLA

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Zootaxa 3681 (5): 563–572 (25 Jun. 2013)
Two new species of the genus Neoseiulus Hughes (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Greece with re-description of Neoseiulus leucophaeus (Athias-Henriot)
THEODOROS I. STATHAKIS, ELEFTHERIA V. KAPAXIDI & GEORGIOS TH. PAPADOULIS

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3681 (4): 493–499 (24 Jun. 2013)
A new species of the genus Tenuipalpus (Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae) with remarks on a conceivable ovipositor in flat mites
CARLOS H.W. FLECHTMANN & ALOYSÉIA C. S. NORONHA

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Zootaxa 3681 (4): 301–346 (24 Jun. 2013)
A phylogenetic analysis and taxonomic revision of the oribatid mite family
Malaconothridae (Acari: Oribatida), with new species of Tyrphonothrus and Malaconothrus from Australia
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF & STEPHEN L. CAMERON

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3681 (1): 099–099 (19 Jun. 2013)
Aceria plectrumscuti, a replacement species name for Aceria virgatae Lotfollahi et al. (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae)
PARISA LOTFOLLAHI, KARIM HADDAD IRANI-NEJAD, MOHAMAD KHANJANI, MOHAMAD MOGHADAM & ENRICO DE LILLO
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Article
Zootaxa 3670 (4): 591–600 (14 Jun. 2013)
Two new species of Halacarus (Acari, Prostigmata) from Brazil

ALMIR R. PEPATO & PAULO SERGIO AMORIM DA SILVEIR
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Zootaxa 3670 (4): 557–578 (14 Jun. 2013)
Oribatid mite fossils from pre-Quaternary sediments in Slovenian caves II.
Amiracarus pliocennatus n.gen., n.sp. (Microzetidae) from Pliocene, with comments on the other species of the genus
LADISLAV MIKO, JAN MOUREK, IOANA N. MELEG & OANA T. MOLDOVAN

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Article
Zootaxa 3670 (4): 531–556 (14 Jun. 2013)
New species of Aleurodamaeus Grandjean, 1954 (Oribatida: Aleurodamaeidae) from South Africa

ELIZABETH A. HUGO-COETZEE

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Zootaxa 3670 (4): 482–492 (14 Jun. 2013)
Three new species of Oppioidea (Acari: Oribatida) from India

SERGEY G. ERMILOV & STANISLAV KALÚZ

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Zootaxa 3670 (3): 385–390 (13 Jun. 2013)
Two new quill mite species (Prostigmata: Syringophilidae) parasitizing
Australian birds
ELIZA GLOWSKA & IZABELLA LANIECKA

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Zootaxa 3666 (4): 579–590 (4 Jun. 2013)
Ornithodoros guaporensis (Acari, Ixodida: Argasidae), a new tick species from the Guaporé River Basin in the Bolivian Amazon

SANTIAGO NAVA, JOSÉ M. VENZAL, FLAVIO A. TERASSINI, ATILIO J. MANGOLD, LUIS M. A. CAMARGO GUSTAVO CASÁS & MARCELO B. LABRUNA

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Zootaxa 3666 (4): 510–522 (4 Jun. 2013)
Three new species of the genus Neophyllobius Berlese (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Southern and Southwestern Iran

MOHAMMAD KHANJANI & MOHAMMAD AHMAD HOSEINI

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Zootaxa 3666 (1): 073–083 (29 May 2013)
Contribution to the study of arrenuroid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Turkey

YUNUS ESEN, ORHAN ERMAN & SIBEL DILKARAOGLU

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Zootaxa 3666 (1): 001–015 (29 May 2013)
A new species of Neocypholaelaps Vitzthum (Acari: Ameroseiidae), with notes on the cheliceral lobes and ventral pore-like structures of mites of this family

JOĂO PAULO Z. NARITA, MARIE PÉDELABAT & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES

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Zootaxa 3664 (4): 571–585 (28 May 2013)
Madeira’s ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) 
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA & MIROSLAWA DABERT
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Zootaxa 3664 (3): 321–334 (27 May 2013)
New water mite species of the genus Piona Koch, 1842
(Acari, Hydrachnidia: Pionidae) from Northeastern Russia
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ

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Zootaxa 3664 (3): 349–360 (27 May 2013)
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) associated with Compositae in Iran 
PARISA LOTFOLLAHI, KARIM HADDAD IRANI-NEJAD, MOHAMAD KHANJANI, MOHAMAD MOGHADAM & ENRICO DE LILLO
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3663 (1): 001–102 (22 May 2013)
Hotspots of new species discovery: new mite species described during 2007 to 2012
DONG LIU, TIAN-CI YI, YUN XU & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG

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Zootaxa 3646 (4): 349–385 (06 May 2013)
Eriophyes species (Acari: Eriophyoidea) inhabiting lime trees (Tilia spp.: Tiliaceae)—supplementary description and morphological variability related to host plants and female forms 
GRAŻYNA SOIKA & MARCIN KOZAK
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Article
Zootaxa 3646 (1): 039–050 (01 May 2013)
A new species and new records of Gymnolaelaps Berlese from Iran (Acari: Laelapidae), with a review of the species occurring in the Western Palaearctic Region
OMID JOHARCHI & BRUCE HALLIDAY
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Zootaxa 3641 (5): 565–576 (29 Apr. 2013)
Three new species of the genus Sternoppia (Acari: Oribatida: Sternoppiidae) from Ecuador

SERGEY G. ERMILOV, DOROTHEE SANDMANN, FRANCA MARIAN & MARK MARAUN

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Article
Zootaxa 3641 (5): 554–564 (29 Apr. 2013)
New species and records of quill mites of the family Syringophilidae
(Acari: Prostigmata) from the passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) from the Russian Far East
MACIEJ SKORACKI & SERGEY V. MIRONOV

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Zootaxa 3641 (4): 401–419 (26 Apr. 2013)
On some mites (Acari: Prostigmata) from the Interior Highlands: descriptions of the male, immature stages, and female reproductive system of Pseudocheylus americanus (Ewing, 1909) and some new state records for Arkansas

MICHAEL J. SKVARLA, J. RAY FISHER & ASHLEY P.G. DOWLING

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Zootaxa 3641 (4): 379–383 (26 Apr. 2013)
A new species of the genus Promacrolaelaps (Acari: Laelapidae) associated with Propomacrus bimucronatus (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Iran

OMID JOHARCHI, BRUCE HALLIDAY & GHOLAMREZA BEYZAVI

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Article
Zootaxa 3637 (3): 254–284 (11 Apr. 2013)
Adoribatella, Ferolocella, Joelia and Ophidiotrichus
(Acari, Oribatida, Oribatellidae) of North America
VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER

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Article
Zootaxa 3637 (2): 131–138 (10 Apr. 2013)
Three new species of the genus Suctobelbella (Acari: Oribatida: Suctobelbidae) from Sanjiang Plain, Northeast China

DONG LIU
& DONGHUI WU
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Article 
Zootaxa 3635 (1): 40–50 (25 Mar. 2013)
Three new species of the genus Nothrholaspis (Acari: Macrochelidae)
from the Kelkit Valley, Turkey
HASAN HÜSEYİN ÖZBEK & DURMUŞ ALİ BAL
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Article 
Zootaxa 3626 (4): 429–454 (15 Mar. 2013)
Biodiversity of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) along an altitudinal gradient in the Central Alps

BARBARA M. FISCHER& HEINRICH SCHATZ

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Article 
Zootaxa 3626 (3): 381–390 (14 Mar. 2013)
A new species of Gamasiphis Berlese (Acari: Ologamasidae) from North Asia, with a key to the Eurasian species

IRINA I. MARCHENKO

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Article 
Zootaxa 3626 (3): 301–325 (14 Mar. 2013)
A revision of the genus Afroheterozercon (Acari: Heterozerconidae)
HANS KLOMPEN, MILAN AMIN & BEVERLY SWAIM GERDEMAN

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Article 
Zootaxa 3620 (3): 483–499 (7 Mar. 2013)
 review of the ecology and distribution of Protoribates (Oribatida, Oripodoidea, Haplozetidae) in Alberta, Canada, with the description of a new species

DAVID EVANS WALTER & SARAH LATONAS

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Article 
Zootaxa 3619 (5): 569–580 (4 Mar. 2013)
Larval morphology of Lebertia longiseta Bader, 1955, L. dubia Thor, 1899 and Oxus nodigerus Koenike, 1898 (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Lebertiidae, Oxidae)
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ

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Zootaxa 3619 (3): 201–245 (28 Feb. 2013)
Morphological analysis of the oribatid mite species Scutovertex pannonicus Schuster and description of its juvenile stages (Acari: Oribatida: Scutoverticidae)
ELKE MCCULLOUGH & GÜNTHER KRISPER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3616 (6): 563–577 (25 Feb. 2013)
The feather mites (Acari, Astigmata) of the Violet-capped Woodnymph, Thalurania glaucopis (Gmelin) (Aves, Trochilidae), with descriptions of three new species
FABIO AKASHI HERNANDES

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Article 
Zootaxa 3616 (4): 367–377 (21 Feb. 2013)
Three new quill mite species of the genus Neoaulonastus Skoracki (Acari: Syringophilidae) parasitizing passerines in Tanzania
MACIEJ SKORACKI, MARTIN HROMADA & MARKUS UNSOELD

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3611 (1): 1–69 (5 Feb. 2013)
Revision of the family Listropsoralgidae Fain, 1965 (Acariformes: Sarcoptoidea) —skin parasites of marsupials and rodents
ANDRE V BOCHKOV, BARRY M OCONNOR & PATRICK GROOTAERT

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Article 
Zootaxa 3608 (6): 521–530 (23 Jan. 2013)
Ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Southern Vietnam with descriptions of three new species
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA & SERGEY G. ERMILOV

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Zootaxa 3608 (4): 253–263 (21 Jan. 2013)
Two new species of the genus Atractides KOCH, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) from Belarus
MARIA CICHOCKA & EUGENIUSZ BIESIADKA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3608 (3): 178–190 (18 Jan. 2013)
Description of Chistyakovella insolita gen. nov., sp. nov., and redescription of the type species of Diplobodes, D. kanekoi Aoki, 1958 (Acari: Oribatida: Carabodidae)
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, JUN-ICHI AOKI & ALEXANDER E. ANICHKIN

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Zootaxa 3599 (3): 291–297 (7 Jan. 2013)
Two new species of the genus Anoplocheylus Berlese, 1910 (Acari: Trombidiformes: Pseudocheylidae) from Iran
MOHAMMAD BAGHERI, ELHAM ZAREI, MANSOUREH AHANIAZAD, GHOLAMHOSSEIN GHAREKHANY & REZA NAVAEI-BONAB

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2012

Article
Zootaxa 3595: 77–88 (21 Dec. 2012) 8 plates; 14 references               Accepted: 12 Nov. 2012
Two new chiggers of the genus Xinjiangsha (Acari: Trombiculidae) and a key to species of the genus 
STANISLAV KALÚZ & JÁN KOVÁČIK (Slovak Republic)

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Zootaxa 3593: 75–88 (20 Dec. 2012) 5 plates; 53 references               Accepted: 12 Nov. 2012
Two new species of the genus Papillacarus (Acari: Oribatida: Lohmanniidae) from caves of Southern Vietnam 
SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia), ALEXANDER E. ANICHKIN (Russia) & DONGHUI WU (China)

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Erratum 
Zootaxa 3588: 68–68 (17 Nov. 2012)

Erratum: LOTFOLLAHI, P., IRANI-NEJAD, K.H., KHANJANI, M., MOGHADAM, M. & DE LILLO, E. (2012) Two new eriophyoid mite species (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) on Euphorbia spp. (Euphorbiaceae) from Iran. Zootaxa, 3556, 55–60.

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Zootaxa 3579: 80–88 (11 Dec. 2012) 5 plates; 32 references              Accepted: 5 Nov. 2012
Redescription of the larva of Amblyomma oblongoguttatum Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) by light and scanning electron microscopy 
FABIO S. BARBIERI, LUCIANA G. BRITO, DARCI M. BARROS-BATTESTI, KÁTIA M. FAMADAS, MARCELO B. LABRUNA & LUIS MARCELO A. CAMARGO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3578: 43–68 (10 Dec. 2012) 15 plates; 96 references            Accepted: 25 Oct. 2012
New eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) in Britain: one new genus, four new species, 19 new records and two incursions 
DANIEL R. L. PYE (UK)

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Zootaxa 3569: 67–78 (30 Nov. 2012) 4 plates; 25 references                  Accepted: 15 Oct. 2012
Redescription of Leptus kattikus Haitlinger, 2009 (Actinotrichida, Parasitengona, Erythraeidae) and molecular identification of its host from DNA barcoding 
JOANNA MĄKOL, MAGDALENA FELSKA, HANNA MONIUSZKO, GRZEGORZ ZALEŚNY (Poland)

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Zootaxa 3563: 43–57 (26 Nov. 2012) 11 plates; 24 references              Accepted: 23 Oct. 2012
Mites of the genus Passeroptes Fain (Acariformes: Dermationidae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) of North-Western Russia 
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV & SERGEY V. MIRONOV (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3560: 41–60 (23 Nov. 2012) 9 plates; 55 references                Accepted: 2 Nov. 2012
Oziella sibirica (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Phytoptidae), a new eriophyoid mite species described using confocal microscopy, COI barcoding and 3D surface reconstruction 
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV (Russia), FRÉDÉRIC BEAULIEU (Canada), TATJANA CVRKOVIĆ (Serbia), BILJANA VIDOVIĆ (Serbia) & RADMILA U. PETANOVIĆ (Serbia)

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Zootaxa 3559: 53–57 (22 Nov. 2012) 2 plates; 6 references            Accepted: 16 Oct. 2012
A new eriophyoid mite genus and species, Gymnaceria cupuassu (Acari: Eriophyidae), described from the cupuaçu tree in Brazil 
ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA, DANIELA F. S. RODRIGUES & CARLOS H. W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3556: 55–60 (20 Nov. 2012) 2 plates; 14 references               Accepted: 25 Oct. 2012
Two new eriophyoid mite species (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) on Euphorbia spp. (Euphorbiaceae) from Iran 
PARISA LOTFOLLAHI (Iran), KARIM HADDAD IRANI-NEJAD (Iran), MOHAMAD KHANJANI (Iran), MOHAMAD MOGHADAM (Iran) & ENRICO DE LILLO (Italy)

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Zootaxa 3544: 28–40 (8 Nov. 2012) 8 plates; 8 references               Accepted: 10 Oct. 2012
Four new eriophyoid mite species (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Eriophyidae) from Iran 
XIAO-FENG XUE (China), HUSSEIN SADEGHI (Iran) & XIAO-YUE HONG (China)
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Article
Zootaxa 3540: 1–49 (6 Nov. 2012) 24 plates; 14 references               Accepted: 1 Oct. 2012
North American members of the reticulata-like species group of the water mite genus Kongsbergia (Acari: Hydrachnidiae: Aturidae) 
ANDREA J. RADWELL (USA) & IAN M. SMITH (Canada)

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Article
Zootaxa 3532: 64–68 (31 Oct. 2012) 1 plate; 17 references                Accepted: 28 Sept. 2012
A new quill mite Syringophiloidus pseudonigritae sp. nov. (Prostigmata, Syringophilidae) parasitizing Pseudonigrita arnaudi (Passeriformes, Ploceidae)—a combined description using morphology and DNA barcode data 
ELIZA GLOWSKA, ANNA DRAGUN-DAMIAN & JACEK DABERT (Poland)

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Article
Zootaxa 3527: 55–62 (26 Oct. 2012) 4 plates; 17 references               Accepted: 19 Sept. 2012
A new species of Messoracarus (Acari: Mesostigmata: Aenictequoidea: Messoracaridae) from Laos 
JENŐ KONTSCHÁN (Hungary) & OWEN D. SEEMAN (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3520: 56–70 (18 Oct. 2012) 12 plates; 18 references               Accepted: 2 Aug. 2012
Heterodispus cordidiscus n. sp., a new soil mite from Egypt, and remarks on the nominal species H. elongatus Trägĺrdh, 1905 (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Scutacaridae) 
JULIA JAGERSBACHER-BAUMANN & ERNST EBERMANN (Austria)

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Article
Zootaxa 3518: 79–88 (16 Oct. 2012) 6 plates; 29 references                 Accepted: 14 Sept. 2012
Two new flat mite species of the genus Aegyptobia Sayed, 1950 (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) from Iran 
SADEGH FARZAN (Iran), MAHDIEH ASADI (Iran), EDWARD UECKERMANN (South Africa) & ASGHAR SHIRVANI (Iran)

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Article
Zootaxa 3518: 25–44 (16 Oct. 2012) 13 plates; 10 references               Accepted: 19 Sept. 2012
New Uropodina mites from India (Acari: Mesostigmata) 
JENŐ KONTSCHÁN (Hungary)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3516: 1–68 (12 Oct. 2012) 0 plate; 101 references                 Accepted: 4 Sept. 2012   
Feather mites (Acariformes: Psoroptidia) from Colombia: Preliminary list with new records
MAURICIO BARRETO, MARÍA E. BURBANO, HEATHER C. PROCTOR,
SERGE V. MIRONOV & GEORGES WAUTHY

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Article
Zootaxa 3515: 38–50 (12 Oct. 2012) 11 plates; 23 references              Accepted: 12 Sept. 2012
Simultaneous evidence for a new species of Torrenticola Piersig, 1896 (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from Montenegro 
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ (Montenegro), ANTONIO G. VALDECASAS & RICARDO GARCÍA-JIMENEZ (Spain)

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Zootaxa 3510: 1–40 (9 Oct. 2012) 8 plates; 73 references                   Accepted: 4 Sept. 2012
Systematic revision of the genera Geckobiella Hirst, 1917 and Hirstiella Berlese, 1920 (Acari: Prostigmata: Pterygosomatidae) with description of a new genus for American species parasites on geckos formerly placed in Hirstiella 
RICARDO PAREDES-LEÓN (Mexico), HANS KLOMPEN (USA) & TILA M. PÉREZ (Mexico)

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Article
Zootaxa 3507: 84–88 (5 Oct. 2012) 1 plate; 22 references                  Accepted: 3 Sept. 2012
Description of a new species of Typhlodromus Scheuten (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from house dust from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 
NOELI JUAREZ FERLA, GUILHERME LIBERATO DA SILVA & JOSEANE MOREIRA DO NASCIMENTO (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 3506: 43–53 (4 Oct. 2012) 9 plates; 11 references                  Accepted: 4 Sept. 2012
Larval morphology of Unionicola figuralis (Koch, 1836), Neumania imitata Koenike, 1908, and N. spinipes (Müller, 1776) (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Unionicolidae) 
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3499: 74–80 (27 Sept. 2012) 2 plates; 21 references                Accepted: 4 Sept. 2012
A new genus and species of Apoloniinae (Acari: Trombiculidae) from Oman 
ALEXANDR A. STEKOLNIKOV (Russia), SALVADOR CARRANZA (Spain) & ELENA GOMEZ-DIAZ (Spain)

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Article
Zootaxa 3481: 47–59 (13 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 7 references                   Accepted: 1 Aug. 2012  
Six new species of the genus Euphthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Euphthiracaridae) from China 
DONG LIU, DONGHUI WU & JUN CHEN (China)

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Zootaxa 3481: 27–38 (13 Sept. 2012) 8 plates; 44 references                 Accepted: 30 Jul. 2012  
Four new species of the superfamily Galumnoidea (Acari: Oribatida) from Ecuador 
SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia) & STANISLAV KALÚZ (Slovakia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3479: 52–68 (12 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 34 references                Accepted: 7 Jun. 2012
Two new larval species of the genus Erythraeus (Erythraeus) (Acari: Erythraeidae) from Iran MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, ALI-NAGHI MIRMOAYEDI, BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ & TAHEREH SHARIFIAN (Iran)
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Zootaxa 3479: 33–51 (12 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 47 references                Accepted: 9 Jul. 2012
Blattisocius (Acari, Blattisociidae) species from Brazil, with description of a new species, redescription of Blattisocius keegani and a key for the separation of the world species of the genus 
ERIKA P. J. BRITTO, PAULA C. LOPES & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3471: 1–69 (7 Sept. 2012) 21 plates; 175 references                 Accepted: 25 May 2012   
Catalogue of the mite family Rhodacaridae Oudemans, with notes on the classification of the Rhodacaroidea (Acari: Mesostigmata)
RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO, GILBERTO J. DE MORAES & BRUCE HALLIDAY

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Article
Zootaxa 3453: 56–68 (5 Sept. 2012) 8 plates; 46 references                   Accepted: 13 Jul. 2012
Confocal laser scanning microscopy technique for the study of internal genitalia and external morphology of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3453: 25–42 (5 Sept. 2012) 7 plates; 20 references                   Accepted: 5 Jul. 2012
Re-evaluation of Pseudoparasitus (Gymnolaelaps) annectans (Womersley): a new genus and two new species (Acari: Mesostigmata: Laelapidae)
MATTHEW D. SHAW (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3453: 1–24 (5 Sept. 2012) 1 plate; 107 references                      Accepted: 23 Jul. 2012
Phytoseiidae of Thailand (Acari: Mesostigmata), with a key for their identification
DANIEL C. OLIVEIRA (Brazil); VATANA CHARANASRI (Thailand); MANITA KONGCHUENSIN (Thailand);
PLOYCHOMPOO KONVIPASRUANG (Thailand); ANGSUMARN CHANDRAPATYA (Thailand) & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 3451: 46–59 (4 Sept. 2012) 5 plates; 46 references                    Accepted: 23 Jul. 2012
The first electronic polytomous key to the world species of the subgenus Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) De Leon (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
FABIO AKASHI HERNANDES, SERGE KREITER & MARIE-STÉPHANE TIXIER (France)

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Article
Zootaxa 3446: 49–59 (30 Aug. 2012) 4 plates; 16 references                       Accepted: 13 Jul. 2012
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) on palms (Arecaceae) from the Brazilian Amazon: a new genus and four new species
ALEUNY C. REIS, MANOEL G. C. GONDIM JR., DENISE NAVIA & CARLOS H. W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3440: 63–67 (27 Aug. 2012) 2 plates; 12 references                     Accepted: 12 Jul. 2012
A new species of Pontarachna (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Pontarachnidae) from a mesophotic coral ecosystem off Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ (Montenegro), TAPAS CHATTERJEE (India) & NIKOLAOS V. SCHIZAS (USA)

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Zootaxa 3440: 1–49 (27 Aug. 2012) 27 plates; 82 references                     Accepted: 9 Jul. 2012
New feather mites of the subfamily Pterodectinae (Acari: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines and woodpeckers (Aves: Passeriformes and Piciformes) in Vietnam
SERGEY MIRONOV (Russia), IVAN LITERAK (Czech Republic), NGUYEN MANH HUNG (Vietnam) & MIROSLAV CAPEK (Czech Republic)

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Zootaxa 3435: 1–39 (23 Aug. 2012) 19 plates; 74 references                     Accepted: 22 Jun. 2012
New eremaeozetid mites (Acari: Oribatida: Eremaeozetoidea) from the south-western Pacific region and the taxonomic status of the Eremaeozetidae and Idiozetidae
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Zootaxa 3433: 1–59 (22 Aug. 2012) 40 plates; 25 references                    Accepted: 22 Jun. 2012
The false spider mites of the genus Cenopalpus Pritchard & Baker (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Iran
MASOUMEH KHANJANI (Iran), MOHAMMAD KHANJANI (Iran), ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran) & OWEN D. SEEMAN (Australia)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3432: 1–62 (21 Aug. 2012) 30 plates; 34 references                 Accepted: 21 Jun. 2012   
Oribatella (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatellidae) of western North America
VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER & DAVID E. WALTER

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Article
Zootaxa 3416: 53–68 (9 Aug. 2012) 16 plates; 15 references                      Accepted: 20 Jun. 2012
A new species of Neocarus Chamberlin & Mulaik, 1942 (Acari: Opilioacarida) from Brazilian caves and karst areas
LEOPOLDO FERREIRA DE OLIVEIRA BERNARDI, MAURICIO SERGIO ZACARIAS & RODRIGO LOPES FERREIRA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3410: 1–18 (6 Aug. 2012) 8 plates; 20 references                        Accepted: 28 May 2012
Fur mites of the genus Schizocarpus Trouessart (Acari: Chirodiscidae) from the Eurasian beaver Castor fiber tuvinicus Lavrov (Rodentia: Castoridae) in the Azas River (Tuva Republic, Russia)
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV & ALEXANDER P. SAVELJEV (Russia)

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Zootaxa 3406: 59–66 (1 Aug. 2012) 5 plates; 13 references                       Accepted: 5 Jun. 2012
New picobiin mites (Acari: Syringophilidae: Picobiinae) associated with woodcreeper birds (Passeriformes: Dendrocolaptidae)
MACIEJ SKORACKI& PIOTR SOLARCZYK (Poland)

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Article
Zootaxa 3393: 41–52 (19 Jul. 2012) 8 plates; 13 references                     Accepted: 25 May 2012
Larval morphology of Atractides ildensis Tuzovskij, 2005, A. moniezi (Motaş, 1927), and A. graecus Viets, 1950 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae)
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ (Russia)

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Erratum 
Zootaxa 3358: 68 (27 May 2012)
MICHAEL J. SKVARLA1 & ASHLEY P. G. DOWLING (2012) Some new armascirine cunaxids (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from the Eastern United States . Zootaxa, 3194, 1–34
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Zootaxa 3356: 57–64 (25 Jun 2012) 1 plate; 39 references                  Accepted: 2 May 2012
A new species of Neoseiulus Hughes, with records of seven species of predatory mites associated with date palm in Saudi Arabia (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
MOHAMED W. NEGM, FAHAD J. ALATAWI & YOUSIF N. ALDRYHIM (Saudi Arabia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3352: 1–16 (20 Jun. 2012) 8 plates; 35 references                  Accepted: 3 May 2012
Redescription and neotype designation of Lobogynium sudhiri (Datta) (Acari:
Diplogyniidae), a mite associated with beetles of the genus Atholus (Thomson) (Coleoptera: Histeridae) in the Palaearctic region
MASSIMO PLUMARI (Italy) & SHAHROOZ KAZEMI (Iran)

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Zootaxa 3350: 46–57 (19 Jun. 2012) 9 plates; 6 references                  Accepted: 1 May 2012
Second contribution to the knowledge of water mites of the genus Monatractides K. Viets (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae) from New Guinea, with descriptions of three new species
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Montenegro) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 3335: 1–28 (6 Jun. 2012) 14 plates; 11 references                  Accepted: 21 Dec. 2011
Revision of the genera Interrhodeus, Pennarhodeus and Poropodalius (Acari: Rhodacaridae)
RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO (Brazil), GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (BRAZIL)
 
& BRUCE HALLIDAY (Australia)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3330: 1–67 (30 May 2012) 47 plates; 42 references                      Accepted: 23 Apr. 2012   
Water mites delineating the Oriental and Palaearctic regions—the unique fauna of southern Iran, with description of one new genus, one new subgenus and 14 new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć, HARRY SMIT & ALIREZA SABOORI
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Zootaxa 3309: 62–67 (11 May 2012) 7 plates; 12 references                  Accepted: 12 Apr. 2012
The genus Albia Thon from Australia, with the description of two new species (Acari: Hydrachidia: Aturidae)
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Article
Zootaxa 3304: 1–24 (8 May 2012) 12 plates; 39 references                  Accepted: 22 Mar. 2012
Spinibdella Thor (Acari: Bdellidae) from southern Africa: descriptions of five new species and the redescription of S. thori (Meyer & Ryke)
ELIZABETH OMUKUNDA (Kenya), PIETER D THERON (South Africa)
 
& E A UECKERMANN (South Africa)

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Erratum 
Zootaxa 3302: 68 (7 May 2012)
Erratum: Khanjani, M., Yazyanpanah, S., Ostovan, H. & Fayaz, B.A. (2012) Three new species of the genus Tycherobius Bolland (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Iran. Zootaxa 3266: 23–40
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Zootaxa 3302: 44–60 (7 May 2012) 7 plates; 50 references                  Accepted: 22 Mar. 2012
The genus Cultroribula (Acari: Oribatida: Astegistidae) in Mongolia, with new findings from Altai Mountains and remarks on known species of the world
BADAMDORJ BAYARTOGTOKH (Mongolia)

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Zootaxa 3301: 1–33 (4 May 2012) 22 plates; 30 references                   Accepted: 21 Mar. 2012
First record of the littoral genus Alismobates (Acari: Oribatida) from the Atlantic ocean, with a redefinition of the family Fortuyniidae based on adult and juvenile morphology
TOBIAS PFINGSTL (Bermuda) & REINHART SCHUSTER (Austria)

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Zootaxa 3297: 41–56 (2 May 2012) 8 plates; 19 references                  Accepted: 5 Apr. 2012
Three new false spider mites of the genus Pseudoleptus Bruyant (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Iran
MASOUMEH KHANJANI (Iran), MOHAMMAD KHANJANI (Iran), ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran)
 
& OWEN D. SEEMAN (Australia)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3295: 65–68 (1 May 2012) 0 plate; 18 references                  Accepted: 10 Apr. 2012
Systematic revision of the genus Maudheimia Dalenius, 1958 (Acari: Oribatida)
LOUISE COETZEE (South Africa) & GERD WEIGMANN (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3295: 30–58 (1 May 2012) 18 plates; 21 references                  Accepted: 2 Apr. 2012
The false spider mites of the genera Aegyptobia Sayed and Phytoptipalpus Trägĺrdh (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Iran
MASOUMEH KHANJANI (Iran), MOHAMMAD KHANJANI (Iran) 
& OWEN D. SEEMAN (Australia)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3292: 1–71 (30 Apr. 2012) 17 plates; 109 references                 Accepted: 16 Jan. 2012   
Eriophyoid mite fauna of Shaanxi Province, China, with descriptions of five new species (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
XIAO-FENG XUE, XIAO HAN, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG

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Zootaxa 3269: 18–30 (16 Apr. 2012) 8 plates; 24 references                  Accepted:17 Feb. 2012
New records of Copidognathus mites (Acari: Halacaridae) from mangroves in Brunei Darussalam with descriptions of two new species 

TAPAS CHATTERJEE (India), DAVID J MARSHALL (Brunei) & VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 3266: 23–40 (11 Apr. 2012) 9 plates; 19 references                  Accepted: 2 Mar. 2012
Three new species of the genus Tycherobius Bolland (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Iran 

MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, SHIMA YAZYANPANAH, HADI OSTOVAN 
& BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ (Iran)

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Article
Zootaxa 3265: 22–42 (10 Apr. 2012) 12 plates; 57 references                  Accepted: 9 Mar. 2012
New Neotropical cunaxine species (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) 

JACOB DEN HEYER & TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3253: 54–61 (2 Apr. 2012) 3 plates; 24 references                  Accepted: 17 Jan. 2012
A new feather mite species of the genus Proctophyllodes Robin, 1877 (Astigmata: Proctophyllodidae) from the Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus (Passeriformes: Aegithalidae)—morphological description with DNA barcode data 

SERGEY V. MIRONOV (Russia), JACEK DABERT (Poland) & MIROSLAWA DABERT (Poland)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3249: 1–17 (28 Mar. 2012) 11 plates; 40 references                  Accepted: 9 Feb. 2012
Water mites of the genus Ljania Thor, 1898 (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Aturidae) in Russia 
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ (Russia)
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Zootaxa 3248: 35–42 (27 Mar. 2012) 2 plates; 28 references                  Accepted: 7 Feb. 2012
Two new species of Rhodacaridae (Mesostigmata: Rhodacaroidea) from Iran 

RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO (Brazil), MAHDI JALAEIAN (Iran) & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3248: 1–24 (27 Mar. 2012) 14 plates; 14 references                  Accepted: 1 Feb. 2012
Water mites of the genus Monatractides (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae) from Australia, with descriptions of four new species 

VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Montenegro) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherland)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3243: 29–51 (22 Mar. 2012) 13 plates; 39 references                  Accepted: 24 Jan. 2012
The oribatid mite genus Nothrus Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida: Nothridae) of South Africa, including a key to African species 
SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia) & ELIZABETH A. HUGO-COETZEE (South Africa)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3224: 57–61 (7 Mar. 2012) 1 plate; 14 references                  Accepted: 16 Jan. 2012
Picobia dziabaszewskii sp. nov. (Acari, Syringophilidae)—combined description (morphology with DNA barcode data) of a new quill mite species parasitizing Garrulax formosus (Passeriformes: Leiothrichidae) 

ELIZA GLOWSKA, ANNA DRAGUN-DAMIAN & JACEK DABERT (Poland)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3224: 1–40 (7 Mar. 2012) 29 plates; 37 references                  Accepted: 4 Feb. 2012
Morphology of juvenile instars of Ameronothridae (Acari: Oribatida) 

SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia), JOSEF STARY (Czech Republic) & WILLIAM BLOCK (UK)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3221: 60–68 (5 Mar. 2012) 3 plates; 7 references                  Accepted: 8 Feb. 2012
A contribution to the knowledge of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) in France 
VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ (Montenegro), HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands) & REINHARD GERECKE(Germany)
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3216: 1–104 (29 Feb. 2012) 66 plates; 165 references                 Accepted: 25 Nov. 2011   
CHIGGER MITES (ACARI: TROMBICULIDAE) OF TURKEY
ALEXANDR STEKOLNIKOV & MILAN DANIEL
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Article 
Zootaxa 3210: 26–38 (28 Feb. 2012) 8 plates; 23 references                  Accepted: 30 Jan. 2012
New Uropodina (Acari: Mesostigmata) from California, USA 

JEN
Ő KONTSCHÁN (Hungary) & JOSEF STARÝ (Czech Republic)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3208: 27–40 (27 Feb. 2012) 1 plates; 63 references                     Accepted: 16 Jan. 2012
Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Ethiopia 
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, EKATERINA A. SIDORCHUK & LEONID B. RYBALOV (Russia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3205: 53–62 (24 Feb. 2012) 4 plates; 22 references                     Accepted: 21 Dec. 2011
Two new species of Abrolophus (Acari: Erythraeidae) from Montenegro 
ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran), MILOJE ŠUNDIĆ (Montenegro), VLADIMIR PEŠIĆ (Montenegro) & MASOUD HAKIMITABAR (Iran)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3204: 40–46 (23 Feb. 2012) 3 plates; 15 references                     Accepted: 4 Jan. 2012
Neocoprozercon europaeus gen. nov., sp. nov., the first member of the family Coprozerconidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) in the Palaearctic Region 

PETER FEN
ĎA & PETER MAŠÁN (Slovakia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3194: 35–48 (15 Feb. 2012) 4 plate; 38 references                           Accepted: 3 Jan. 2011
A revised checklist and key to the genus Podocinum Berlese (Acari: Podocini-dae) with description of a new species from Tibet, Southwest China 

YI YAN, DAO-CHAO JIN, DIAN WU, JIAN-JUN GUO & XIAN-GUO GUO (China)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3194: 1–34 (15 Feb. 2012) 28 plate; 57 references                           Accepted: 7 Nov. 2011
Some new armascirine cunaxids (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from the Eastern United States
MICHAEL J. SKVARLA & ASHLEY P. G. DOWLING (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3192: 59–66 (14 Feb. 2012) 2 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 9 Dec. 2011
A new species of Aculops (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) from Serbia on Dipsacus laciniatus L. (Dipsacaceae), a weed target of classical biological control in the United States of America
BRIAN G. RECTOR (USA) & RADMILA U. PETANOVIĆ (Serbia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3187: 1–31 (9 Feb. 2012) 18 plate; 38 references                           Accepted: 22 Dec. 2011
New records of the water mite family Arrenuridae from the Afrotropical region, with the description of 11 new species and two new subspecies (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3184: 1–34 (6 Feb. 2012) 21 plate; 92 references                           Accepted: 13 Dec. 2011
Differentiation of external morphology of Oribatulidae (Acari: Oribatida) in light of the ontogeny of three species
STANISŁAW SENICZAK & ANNA SENICZAK (Poland)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3178: 22–32 (31 Jan. 2012) 5 plate; 25 references                           Accepted: 9 Dec. 2011
Ornithodoros brasiliensis Aragăo (Acari: Argasidae): description of the larva, redescription of male and female, and neotype designation
DARCI M. BARROS-BATTESTI, VALERIA C. ONOFRIO, FERNANDA A. NIERI-BASTOS,
JOĂO FÁBIO SOARES, ARLEI MARCILI, KÁTIA M. FAMADAS, JOĂO LUIZ H. FACCINI, DIEGO G. RAMIREZ, ROVAINA L. DOYLE, JOĂO RICARDO MARTINS, JOSÉ R. JUNIOR, ALBERTO A. GUGLIELMONE & MARCELO B. LABRUNA (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3178: 1–21 (31 Jan. 2012) 10 plate; 53 references                           Accepted: 30 Nov. 2011
A new species of Balaustium von Heyden, 1826 (Acari: Actinotrichida, Erythraeidae) from Spain
JOANNA M
ĄKOL (Poland), YVES ARIJS (Belgium) & FELIX WÄCKERS (Belgium)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3170: 45–54 (24 Jan. 2012) 6 plates; 7 references                      Accepted: 28 Nov. 2011
Description of two new species of Nothrolohmannia Balogh, 1968 (Acari: Oribatida: Hypochthoniidae) from Thailand, with key to known species
MARUT FUANGARWORN & CHARIYA LEKPRAYOON (Thailand)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3167: 57–65 (20 Jan. 2012) 5 plates; 15 references                      Accepted: 17 Nov. 2011
Three new species of quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) parasitizing the wrens (Aves: Troglodytidae)
BOZENA SIKORA, MONIKA FAJFER, KATARZYNA KAVETSKA & MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3167: 32–44 (20 Jan. 2012) 8 plates; 19 references                      Accepted: 22 Nov. 2011
Two new species from South Africa, with remarks on generic diagnosis of Licnodamaeolus Covarrubias, 1998 and taxonomic status of Nacunansella Fernandez & Cleva, 1998 (Acari: Oribatida: Licnodamaeidae)
SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia) & ELIZABETH A. HUGO-COETZEE (South Africa)

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Article
Zootaxa 3163: 33–53 (17 Jan. 2012) 9 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 2 Dec. 2011
Diplogyniidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) associated with Panesthia cockroaches (Blattodea: Blaberidae)
OWEN D. SEEMAN (Australia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3162: 39–59 (17 Jan. 2012) 12 plates; 19 references                       Accepted: 23 Nov. 2011
Fur mites of the genus Schizocarpus Trouessart (Acari: Chirodiscidae)
parasitizing the Eurasian beaver Castor fiber belorussicus Lavrov (Rodentia: Castoridae) in NE Poland (Suwałki)
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV (Russia), ANNA LABRZYCKA (Poland) , MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)
& ALEXANDER P. SAVELJEV (Russia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3154: 47–60 (9 Jan. 2012) 4 plate; 53 references                           Accepted: 3 Nov. 2011
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) on Brassicaceae: a new species of Metaculus from Turkey and remarks on other species associated with brassicaceous plants
ROSITA MONFREDA & ENRICO DE LILLO (Italy)

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2011

Editorial
Zootaxa 3148: 141–148 (23 Dec. 2011
Suborder Oribatida van der Hammen, 1968. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness

HEINRICH SCHATZ
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Editorial
Zootaxa 3148: 139–140 (23 Dec. 2011
Suborder Endeostigmata Reuter, 1909. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness

DAVID EVANS WALTER, SAMUEL BOLTON, MATTI UUSITALO & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG
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Editorial
Zootaxa 3148: 129–138 (23 Dec. 2011
Order Trombidiformes Reuter, 1909. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness

ZHI-QIANG ZHANG, QING-HAI FAN, VLADIMIR PESIC, HARRY SMIT, ANDRE V. BOCHKOV, A. A. KHAUSTOV, ANNE BAKER, ANDREAS WOHLTMANN, TINGHUAN WEN, JAMES W. AMRINE, P. BERON, JIANZHEN LIN, GRZEGORZ GABRYS & ROBERT HUSBAND
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Editorial
Zootaxa 3148: 123–128 (23 Dec. 2011
Superorder Parasitiformes Reuter, 1909. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness

FRÉDÉRIC BEAULIEU
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Article
Zootaxa 3140: 38–48 (22 Dec. 2011) 4 plates; 21 references                      Accepted: 28 Oct. 2011
Taxonomy of European Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) VI. The oribatid mite genus Parabelbella: Redescription of P. elisabhetae and synonymy of Akrodamaeus
LADISLAV MIKO (Belgium), SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia) & ILYA E. SMELYANSKY (Russia)
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Article
Zootaxa 3114: 63–68 (30 Nov. 2011) 03 plates; 07 references                         Accepted: 31 Oct. 2011
Two new quill mite species (Acari, Cheyletoidea, Syringophilidae) parasitizing Dinemellia dinemelli (Rüppell) (Passeriformes, Ploceidae)
ELIZA GLOWSKA & MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)

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Article
Zootaxa 3111: 1–36 (28 Nov. 2011) 4 plates; 65 references                         Accepted: 05 Oct. 2011
Description of a new species of cave mite, Miracarus grootaerti, and comparison
with M. abeloosi, Lions, 1978 (Acari, Oribatida)
GEORGES WAUTHY & XAVIER DUCARME (Belgium)
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Article
Zootaxa 3106: 24–41 (22 Nov. 2011) 8 plates; 62 references                         Accepted: 12 Oct. 2011
New species of oribatid mites in the families Synichotritiidae and Phthiracaridae from Thailand, with a checklist of Thai Euptyctima (Acari: Oribatida: Euphthiracaroidea, Phthiracaroidea)
MARUT FUANGARWORN & CHARIYA LEKPRAYOON (Thailand)

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Article
Zootaxa 3099: 1–42 (16 Nov. 2011) 29 plates; 35 references                         Accepted: 05 Oct. 2011
Taxonomy of European Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) IV. Partial revision of Metabelba Grandjean, 1936 with proposal of one new subgenus, one new species and redescriptions of two known species
JAN MOUREK (UK), LADISLAV MIKO (Belgium) & FABIO BERNINI (Italy)

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Article
Zootaxa 3091: 33–41 (04 Nov. 2011) 2 plates; 40 references                         Accepted: 15 Sep. 2011
The mesostigmatid mite (Acari: Parasitiformes) fauna of Svalbard: a revised inventory of a high Arctic archipelago
MARÍA LUISA ÁVILA-JIMÉNEZ (Norway), DARIUSZ J. GWIAZDOWICZ (Poland)
& STEPHEN JAMES COULSON (Norway)
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Article
Zootaxa 3089: 60–68 (03 Nov. 2011) 4 plates; 30 references                         Accepted: 05 Oct. 2011
A new stigmaeid mite species from Iran (Acari: Stigmaeidae) and re-description of Stigmaeus longipilis (Canestrini)
MARYAM PAHLAVAN YALI, MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, JABRAEIL RAZMJOU (Iran)

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Article
Zootaxa 3086: 54–68 (02 Nov. 2011) 12 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 29 Sep. 2011
Mites of the genera Pulaeus and Lupaeus (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) of Crimea, Ukraine
ALEXEY L. SERGEYENKO (Ukraine)

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Article
Zootaxa 3086: 31–56 (01 Nov. 2011) 2 plates; 155 references                         Accepted: 21 Sep. 2011
Phytoseiidae (Acari) in forest fragments in the State of Săo Paulo, Brazil
PETERSON R. DEMITE, ANTONIO C. LOFEGO & REINALDO J. F. FERES (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3086: 1–30 (01 Nov. 2011) 3 plates; 209 references                         Accepted: 13 Sep. 2011
Relationships of South American marsupials (Didelphimorphia, Microbiotheria and Paucituberculata) and hard ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) with distribution of four species of Ixodes
ALBERTO A. GUGLIELMONE, SANTIAGO NAVA & M. MÓNICA DÍAZ (Argentina)

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Article
Zootaxa 3085: 63–68 (31 Oct. 2011) 2 plates; 20 references                         Accepted: 29 Sep. 2011
A new species of eriophyoid mite (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Eriophyidae) on Leucadendron argenteum (L.) R. Br. from South Africa
DANIEL R. L. PYE (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 3057: 1–48 (12 Oct. 2011) 25 plates; 67 references                         Accepted: 1 Sep. 2011
New feather mites of the subfamily Pterodectinae (Acariformes: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) from Chile and Cuba 
SERGEY MIRONOV (Russia) & DANIEL GONZÁLEZ-ACUŃA (Chile)

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Article
Zootaxa 3051: 14–40 (07 Oct. 2011) 8 plates; 57 references                         Accepted: 25 Aug. 2011
The fossil mite family Archaeorchestidae (Acari, Oribatida) II: redescription of Plategeocranus sulcatus and family-group relationships 
EKATERINA A. SIDORCHUK (Russia) & ROY A. NORTON (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3045: 45–56 (29 Sep. 2011) 6 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 1 Sep. 2011
Acamerobia inflatus gen. n. & sp. n. from Australia (Acari: Prostigmata: Raphignathoidea: Camerobiidae) with notes on the idiosomal chaetotaxy 
QING-HAI FAN (New Zealand) & DAVID E. WALTER (Canada)

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Article
Zootaxa 3045: 26–44 (29 Sep. 2011) 7 plates; 46 references                         Accepted: 31 Aug. 2011
Phytoptus atherodes sp. n. (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Phytoptidae) and a supplementary description of Phytoptus hirtae Roivainen 1950 from sedges (Cyperaceae) 
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV (Russia)

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Zootaxa 3042: 15–26 (27 Sep. 2011) 6 plates; 25 references                         Accepted: 01 Sep. 2011
New eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) from banana and heliconia in Northeastern Brazil—two new genera and three new species 
ALEUNY C. REIS, MANOEL G. C. GONDIM JR., DENISE NAVIA & CARLOS H. W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3037: 62–68 (21 Sep. 2011) 5 plates; 10 references                         Accepted: 01 Sep. 2011
A new eriophyoid mite species infesting Schefflera odorata (Araliaceae) in Yunnan Province, southwestern China (Acari: Eriophyoidea) 
XIAO-FENG XUE, JIA LUO, YUN XU & XIAO-YUE HONG (China)
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Zootaxa 3037: 1–20 (21 Sep. 2011) 15 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 15 Aug. 2011
New water mite species of the genus Arrenurus Dugs, 1834 (Acariformes, Hydrachnidia, Arrenuridae) from the Far East of Russia 
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ & KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO (Russia)

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Zootaxa 3036: 1–25 (21 Sep. 2011) 11 plates; 40 references                         Accepted: 29 Jul. 2011
Five new species of Ceratoppia (Acari: Oribatida: Peloppiidae) from western North America 
ZOE LINDO (Canada)

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Article
Zootaxa 3034: 1–31 (20 Sep. 2011) 22 plates; 48 references                         Accepted: 13 Jul. 2011
The ontogeny of morphological traits in three European species of Cosmochthonius Berlese, 1910 (Acari: Oribatida: Cosmochthoniidae) 
STANISŁAW SENICZAK (Poland), RITVA PENTTINEN (Finland) & ANNA SENICZAK (Poland)

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Zootaxa 3027: 29–38 (15 Sep. 2011) 3 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 18 Aug. 2011
Quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) from mimid birds (Aves: Mimidae) 
BOZENA SIKORA, MONIKA FAJFER & MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)

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Zootaxa 3025: 51–58 (14 Sep. 2011) 4 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 10 Aug. 2011
A new species of Abacarus (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) damaging sugarcane, Sacharrum officinarum L., from Costa Rica—the first eriophyoid mite described with a tibial seta on leg II DENISE NAVIA (Brazil), CARLOS H. W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil), EVERT E. LINDQUIST (Canada) & HUGO AGUILAR (Costa Rica)
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Zootaxa 3018: 50–58 (08 Sep. 2011) 4 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 03 Aug. 2011
New records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Brunei Darussalam, Borneo, with descriptions of two new species 
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Montenegro), TAPAS CHATTERJEE (India), DAVID J. MARSHALL (Brunei Darussalam) & ANA PAVIĆEVIĆ (Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 3015: 13–20 (06 Sep. 2011) 2 plates; 50 references                         Accepted: 01 Aug 2011
DNA barcoding reveals andropolymorphism in Aclerogamasus species (Acari: Parasitidae)
MIROSŁAWA DABERT, AGATA BIGOŚ & WOJCIECH WITALIŃSKI (Poland)
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Zootaxa 3011: 1–15 (01 Sep. 2011) 9 plates; 32 references                         Accepted: 28 Jul. 2011
Three new species of Austrocarabodes (Oribatida: Carabodidae) and notes on Austrocarabodes pinnatus Mahunka, 1986, from South Africa 
ELIZABETH A. HUGO-COETZEE (South Africa)
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Zootaxa 3005: 1–44 (26 Aug. 2011) 26 plates; 63 references                         Accepted: 26 Jul. 2011
A review of the oribatid mite family Nothridae in Australia, with new species of Novonothrus and Trichonothrus from rain forest and their Gondwanan biogeo-graphical affinities (Acari: Oribatida) 
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Zootaxa 3001: 49–56 (23 Aug. 2011) 4 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 4 Jul. 2011
A new species of Podocinum Berlese (Acari: Podocinidae) and a key to species of the genus from China 
YI YAN, DAO-CHAO JIN, XIAN-GUO GUO & JIAN-JUN GUO (China)
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Zootaxa 2998: 16–38 (18 Aug. 2011) 4 plates; 85 references                         Accepted: 23 Jul. 2011
The Amblyomma (Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae) of Mexico: Identification Keys, Distribution and Hosts CARMEN GUZMÁN-CORNEJO (Mexico), RICHARD G. ROBBINS (USA), ALBERTO A. GUGLIELMONE (Argentina), GRISELDA MONTIEL-PARRA (Mexico) & TILA MARÍA PÉREZ (Mexico)
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Zootaxa 2997: 37–53 (17 Aug. 2011) 2 plates; 91 references                         Accepted: 25 Jul. 2011
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) of the Dominican Republic, with a re-definition of the genus Typhloseiopsis De Leon 
FRANCISCO FERRAGUT (Spain), GILBERTO JOSE de MORAESm (Brazil) & DENISE NAVIA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2995: 55–63 (15 Aug. 2011) 0 plates; 57 references                         Accepted: 13 Jul. 2011
Checklist of New Zealand ticks (Acari: Ixodidae, Argasidae) 
ALLEN C.G. HEATH, RICARDO L. PALMA, RACHEL P. CANE & SCOTT HARDWICK (New Zealand)

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Zootaxa 2995: 45–54 (15 Aug. 2011) 4 plates; 30 references                         Accepted: 27 Jul. 2011
A new subgenus and two new species of Zercon C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Zerconidae) from Southeast Asia 
ZSOLT UJVÁRI (Hungary)

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Zootaxa 2993: 34–58 (11 Aug. 2011) 8 plates; 64 references                     Accepted: 18 Jul. 2011
The fossil mite family Archaeorchestidae (Acari, Oribatida) I: redescription of Strieremaeus illibatus and synonymy of Strieremaeus with Archaeorchestes 
EKATERINA A. SIDORCHUK (Russia) & ROY A. NORTON (USA)

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Zootaxa 2988: 37–52 (08 Aug. 2011) 8 plates; 30 references                     Accepted: 1 Jul. 2011
Problems with the taxonomy of Phytoptus tetratrichus Nalepa 1890 (Acari: Eriophyoidea) inhabiting Tilia spp.: Analysis based on morphological variation among individuals 
GRA
ŻYNA SOIKA& MARCIN KOZAK (Poland)
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Zootaxa 2988: 28–36 (08 Aug. 2011) 3 plates; 31 references                     Accepted: 5 Jul. 2011
Three new species of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) infesting fruit yielding plants from India 
SAMIRAN CHAKRABARTI & SANJAY SARKAR (India)

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Zootaxa 2986: 1–54 (04 Aug. 2011) 45 plates; 18 references                     Accepted: 14 Jul. 2011
New records of water mites of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) from South Africa, with descriptions of five new species 
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Montenegro), HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands) & REINHARD GERECK (Germany)
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Zootaxa 2984: 54–66 (03 Aug. 2011) 7 plates; 16 references                         Accepted: 4 Jul. 2011
Uropodina mites with unusual chelicerae from Thailand (Acari: Mesostigmata) 
JENŐ KONTSCHÁN (Hungary)
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Article
Zootaxa 2980: 1–22 (29 Jul. 2011) 12 plates; 24 references                         Accepted: 6 Jul. 2011
Five new species of fur mites (Acariformes: Sarcoptoidea) from small mammals in Laos
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV (Russia), ALEXEI V. ABRAMOV (Russia) & JEAN-PIERRE HUGOT (France)
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Erratum 
Zootaxa 2978: 68 (28 Jul. 2011
Erratum: El-Banhawy, E.M. & M. Knapp, M. (2011) Mites of the family Phytoseiidae Berlese from Kenya (Acari: Mesostigmata). Zootaxa, 2945, 1–176.
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Article
Zootaxa 2976: 15–31 (26 Jul. 2011) 1 plates; 110 references                         Accepted: 28 Jun. 2011
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from vineyards in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil
NOELI JUAREZ FERLA, LIANA JOHANN, CRISNA KLOCK, FERNANDA MAJOLO & MARCOS BOTTON
(Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2973: 1–56 (22 Jul. 2011) 26 plates; 67 references                         Accepted: 20 Jun. 2011
Oribatella (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatellidae) of eastern North America
VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER (Canada)
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Article
Zootaxa 2972: 22–36 (21 Jul. 2011) 3 plates; 69 references                         Accepted: 30 Jun. 2011
New species and new records of mites of the family Laelapidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) associated with ants in Iran
OMID JOHARCHI (Iran), BRUCE HALLIDAY (Australia), ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran) & KARIM KAMALI
(Iran)
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Article
Zootaxa 2971: 1–16 (20 Jul. 2011) 19 plates; 20 references                         Accepted: 13 Jun. 2011
Notes on the genus Dolichothrombium (Acari: Prostigmata: Trombidiidae) with description of a new species
JOANNA M
ĄKOL (Poland)?& SEVGI SEVSAY (Turkey)
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Article
Zootaxa 2966: 58–64 (14 Jul. 2011) 3 plates; 22 references                         Accepted: 21 Jun. 2011
Three new species of ptyctimous mites (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaroidea ) from Spain
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA (Poland) & JOSEF STAR
(Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 2966: 13–30 (14 Jul. 2011) 9 plates; 24 references                         Accepted: 27 Jun. 2011
Quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) associated with galliform birds (Aves: Galliformes)
MACIEJ SKORACKI & BOZENA SIKORA (Poland)
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Article
Zootaxa 2962: 63–68 (11 Jul. 2011) 2 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 13 Jun. 2011
A new flat mite (Acari: Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae) from date palm in the Sultanate of Oman
G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil), A. AL-SHANFARI (Sultanate of Oman) & R. V. DA SILVA (Brazil)
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Monograph
Zootaxa 2961: 1–72 (08 Jul. 2011) 57 plates; 166 references               Accepted: 16 Jun. 2011
Identification of exotic pest and Australian native and naturalised species of Tetranychus (Acari: Tetranychidae)
OWEN D. SEEMAN & JENNIFER J. BEARD

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Monograph
Zootaxa 2954: 1–86 (08 Jul. 2011) 64 plates; 69 references               Accepted: 23 Feb. 2011
Mites of the subgenus Microtimyobia (Acariformes:
Myobiidae: Radfordia) and their host-parasite relationships with cricetid rodents (Cricetidae)
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV

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Monograph
Zootaxa 2945: 1–176 (08 Jul. 2011) 109 plates; 166 references               Accepted: 6 Apr. 2011
Mites of the family Phytoseiidae Berlese from Kenya (Acari: Mesostigmata)
E. M. EL-BANHAWY & M. KNAPP

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Article
Zootaxa 2942: 1–56 (06 Jul. 2011) 26 plates; 95 references                       Accepted: 18 May 2011
The stigmaeid mites (Acari: Stigmaeidae) of Kelkit Valley (Turkey)
GÜLDEM DÖNEL & SAL
İH DOĞAN (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 2941: 1–37 (06 Jul. 2011) 25 plates; 17 references                       Accepted: 11 May 2011
New flat mite genera (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) associated with Australian sedges (Cyperaceae)
JENNIFER J. BEARD (Australia) & RONALD OCHOA (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2936: 1–50 (01 Jul. 2011) 0 plates; 118 references                         Accepted: 2 May 2011
Catalog of the Acari types deposited in the American Museum of Natural History, New York (Arthropoda: Arachnida)
FABIO A. HERNANDES (France), JEREMY C. HUFF (USA) & BARRY M. OCONNOR (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 293
3: 1–26 (29 Jun. 2011) 20 plates; 19 references                         Accepted: 19 May 2011
New water mites species of the genus Aturus Kramer (Acariformes, Aturidae) from the Far East of Russia
KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO & PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ (Russia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2925: 19–32 (21 Jun. 2011) 4 plates; 40 references                         Accepted: 7 Jun. 2011
Parasitism of Apteropanorpa tasmanica Carpenter (Mecoptera: Apteropanorpidae) by larval Leptus agrotis Southcott (Acari: Erythraeidae) and Willungella rufusanus sp. nov. (Acari: Microtrombidiidae)
OWEN D. SEEMAN & CHRISTOPHER M. PALMER (Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2922: 34–40 (17 Jun. 2011) 2 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 17 May 2011
A new species and new host records of syringophilid mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) from passerines from Kenya
MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland), MARTIN HROMADA (Poland) & WANYOIKE WAMITI (Kenya)
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Article
Zootaxa 2922: 15–26 (17 Jun. 2011) 10 plates; 5 references                         Accepted: 26 May 2011
Two new chigger mites of the genus Lacertacarus (Acari: Prostigmata, Trombiculidae)
STANISLAV KALÚZ (Slovakia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2905: 1–15 (3 Jun. 2011) 4 plates; 32 references                         Accepted: 9 May 2011
Redescription of Lasioseius floridensis Berlese, 1916 (Acari: Mesostigmata: Blattisociidae), with notes on closely related species
ERIKA P. J. BRITTO (Brazil), EVERT E. LINDQUIST (Canada) & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2904: 45–65 (2 Jun. 2011) 1 plates; 123 references                         Accepted: 3 May 2011
Rodents of the subfamily Sigmodontinae (Myomorpha: Cricetidae) as hosts for South American hard ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) with hypotheses on life history
ALBERTO A. GUGLIELMONE & SANTIAGO NAVA (Argentina)

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Article
Zootaxa 2903: 48–56 (2 Jun. 2011) 4 plates; 18 references                        Accepted: 10 May 2011
Two new species of the genus Elattoma (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Pygmephoridae) phoretic on Morimus verecundus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Iran
VAHID RAHIMINEJAD, HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR & YAGHOUB FATHIPOUR (Iran)

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Article
Zootaxa 2883: 23–38 (19 May 2011) 6 plates; 43 references                       Accepted: 21 Apr. 2011
New species and new records of mites of the family Laelapidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) associated with Coleoptera in Iran
OMID JOHARCHI (Iran) & BRUCE HALLIDAY (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2876: 30–34 (12 May 2011) 2 plates; 18 references                     Accepted: 29 Mar. 2011
Description of a new species and complementary description of a known species of Iphiseiodes De Leon (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
JEFERSON LUIZ DE CARVALHO MINEIRO, TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO &
GILBERTO JOSÉ DE MORAES (Brazil)
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2840: 1–414 (29 Apr. 2011) 296 plates; 137 references                Accepted: 12 Jan. 2011
Quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) of the Palaearctic region 

MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)
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Article
Zootaxa 2834: 47–56 (27 Apr. 2011) 6 plates; 10 references                         Accepted: 5 Apr. 2011
Two new species of Linotetranus (Parasitiformes: Tetranychoidea: Linotetranidae) from Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ & MASOUMEH KHANJANI (Iran)

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Article
Zootaxa 2828: 38–50 (21 Apr. 2011) 8 plates; 18 references                     Accepted: 24 Mar. 2011
Three new species of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea)
from Montenegro
IVONA JO
ČIĆ (Montenegro), RADMILA PETANOVIĆ (Serbia) & BILJANA VIDOVIĆ (Serbia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2828: 19–37 (21 Apr. 2011) 9 plates; 57 references                      Accepted: 17 Mar. 2011
A new genus of oribatid mite, Spineremaeus gen. nov. and three new species of Scapheremaeus (Acari: Oribatida: Cymbaeremaeidae) from Norfolk Island,South-west Pacific, and their biogeographical affinities
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2823: 47–60 (18 Apr. 2011) 8 plates; 18 references                       Accepted: 14 Mar. 2011
Psammophilous halacarid mites (Trombidiformes, Halacaridae) from the North Coast of Săo Paulo State, Brazil
ALMIR R. PEPATO, CLÁUDIO G. TIAGO & CARLOS E. F. ROCHA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2817: 63–68 (13 Apr. 2011) 4 plates; 8 references                        Accepted: 26 Mar. 2011
New species of quill mites (Acari, Cheyletoidea, Syringophilidae)
and the first record of male for the genus Stibarokris
ELIZA GLOWSKA & MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2817: 59–62 (13 Apr. 2011) 2 plates; 13 references                      Accepted: 26 Mar. 2011
The genus Coleobonzia declared synonymous with Neobonzia Smiley, 1992 (Bdelloidea: Cunaxidae: Coleoscirinae)
JACOB DEN HEYER (South Africa)

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Article
Zootaxa 2809: 47–57 (5 Apr. 2011) 4 plates; 36 references                             Accepted: 7 Mar. 2011
Nomenclature changes in the mite families Neopygmephoridae and Pygmephoridae (Acari: Heterostigmata: Pygmephoroidea) with redescription of two little known species
ALEXANDR A. KHAUSTOV (Ukraine)

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Article
Zootaxa 2807: 41–56 (1 Apr. 2011) 5 plates; 31 references                         Accepted: 2 Mar. 2011
Laelapidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) on megachiropteran bats: new records
and a new species of Neolaelaps Hirst
MATTHEW D. SHAW (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2807: 1–28 (1 Apr. 2011) 15 plates; 55 references                         Accepted: 4 Mar. 2011
Uropodina species from Vietnam (Acari: Mesostigmata)

JEN
Ő KONTSCHÁN (Hungary) & JOSEF STARÝ (Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 2800: 53–63 (25 Mar. 2011) 4 plates; 42 references                     Accepted: 28 Feb. 2011
A new species of Hemipteroseius (Acari: Otopheidomenidae) parasitic on Dysdercus (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae) in India
PRATIBHA MENON, SUSHILA JOSHI, MOHAMMAD HUSSAIN & V.V. RAMAMURTHY (India)

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Article
Zootaxa 2800: 19–40 (25 Mar. 2011) 4 plates; 38 references                     Accepted: 23 Feb. 2011
Halacarus socius (Acari: Halacaridae), description of the male and diagnoses of species of the Halacarus actenos group
ILSE BARTSCH (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 2798: 37–47 (23 Mar. 2011) 6 plates; 10 references                         Accepted: 1 Mar. 2011
Eriophyoid mites from Hainan Province, China III: Descriptions of three new
genera and three new species of Colomerini (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
XIAO-FENG XUE, LI-SHENG CHENG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2796: 67–68 (21 Mar. 2011) 1 plates; 2 references                           Accepted: 8 Mar. 2011
Extended distribution and host plants of Nameriophyes sapidae Xue & Zhang
2008 (Acari: Eriophyidae) in New Zealand
NICHOLAS A. MARTIN & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG (New Zealand)

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Article
Zootaxa 2796: 56–66 (21 Mar. 2011) 4 plates; 24 references                         Accepted: 1 Mar. 2011
A new Aceria species (Acari: Eriophyoidea) on Echinops ritro L. subsp. ruthenicus (M.Bieb.) Nyman (Asteraceae) from Serbia and a supplement
to the original description of Aceria brevicincta (Nalepa 1898)
BILJANA VIDOVI
Ć (Serbia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2796: 29–36 (21 Mar. 2011) 4 plates; 13 references                        Accepted: 21 Feb. 2011
A new genus and species of Cheyletidae (Acariformes: Prostigmata) from citrus trees in Florida
BIN XIA (P.R. China), HANS KLOMPEN (USA) & CARL C. CHILDERS (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2793: 1–22 (17 Mar. 2011) 11 plates; 35 references                      Accepted: 10 Feb. 2011
Systematics of the genus Syringophilopsis Kethley, 1970 (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae) with description of three new species from North American passerines
MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland), SARAH A. HENDRICKS (USA) & GREG S. SPICER (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2785: 1–31 (8 Mar. 2011) 74 plates; 11 references                           Accepted: 21 Jan. 2011
Six new species of Prozercon Sellnick, 1943 (Acari, Mesostigmata, Zerconidae)
from Greece, with remarks on the genus
ZSOLT UJVÁRI (Hungary)

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Article
Zootaxa 2783: 2 1–34 (4 Mar. 2011) 10 plates; 10 references                        Accepted: 19 Jan. 2011
New records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from southern Iran,
with description of one new genus and three new species
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro), HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands), MAHDIEH ASADI (Iran) & ISA ETEMADI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 2779: 39–62 (28 Feb. 2011) 18 plates; 19 references                      Accepted: 26 Jan. 2011
Water mites of the genus Monatractides Viets (Acari: Hydrachnidia,
Torrenticolidae) from New Guinea, with descriptions of nine new species
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Article
Zootaxa 2775: 1–36 (24 Feb. 2011) 19 plates; 97 references                       Accepted: 11 Jan. 2011
Differentiation of external morphology of Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida)
in light of the ontogeny of three species
STANISŁAW SENICZAK & ANNA SENICZAK (Poland)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2770: 1–60 (21 Feb. 2011) 35 plates; 65 references                       Accepted: 24 Nov. 2010
New species of the oribatid mite genus Phyllhermannia Berlese, 1916 (Acari, Oribatida, Hermanniidae) from wet forests in south-eastern Australia show a high diversity of morphologically-similar, short-range endemics

MATTHEW J. COLLOFF
(Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2758: 1–25 (7 Feb. 2011) 11 plates; 65 references                             Accepted: 5 Jan. 2011
A new genus of fungus-inhabiting blattisociid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata:
Phytoseioidea) from Middle America, with a key to genera and subgenera of the subfamily Blattisociinae
MARÍA L. MORAZA (Spain) & EVERT E. LINDQUIST (Canada)

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Erratum 
Zootaxa 2757: 68 (4 Feb. 2011
Erratum: XIE, LIXIA & YANG, MAOFA (2008) Notes on the subgenus Tectodamaeus (Acari: Oribatida:
Damaeidae), with the description of a new species from China. Zootaxa, 2727, 56–62.
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Article
Zootaxa 2753: 42–52 (31 Jan. 2011) 4 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 5 Jan. 2011
Afrophilodana africana n. gen, n. sp. (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Kenya:
the second species of the family Philodanidae
JEN
Ő KONTSCHÁN (Hungary) & OWEN SEEMAN (Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2752: 45–61 (31 Jan. 2011) 8 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 8 Jan. 2011
Species of Euphthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Euphthiracaridae) from China
DONG LIU, DONGHUI WU & JUN CHEN (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2747: 19–36 (24 Jan. 2011) 8 plates; 10 references                         Accepted: 14 Dec. 2010
New species of Klinckowstroemia Baker & Wharton, 1952 (Acari: Klinckowstroemiidae), associated with passalid beetles from Mexico and Panama
GABRIEL A. VILLEGAS-GUZMÁN, PEDRO REYES-CASTILLO & TILA M. PÉREZ (Mexico)

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Article
Zootaxa 2746: 57–68 (21 Jan. 2011) 13 plates; 6 references                         Accepted: 10 Dec. 2010
A new species of the family Trochometridiidae (Acari: Heterostigmatina)
associated with Paulusiella sp. (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from Iran
ABDOLAZIM MORTAZAVI, HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR & ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran)

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Article
Zootaxa 2746: 25–42 (21 Jan. 2011) 12 plates; 28 references                         Accepted: 7 Dec. 2010
Water mites of the family Aturidae Thor, 1900 from Turkey
(Acari: Hydrachnidia), with description of two new species
YUNUS ESEN (Turkey), VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Montenegro) & ORHAN ERMAN (Montenegro)
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Article
Zootaxa 2741: 59–65 (17 Jan. 2011) 2 plates; 25 references                          Accepted: 14 Dec. 2010
Two species of Neocypholaelaps from Sri Lanka (Acari: Ameroseiidae), with description of a new species
JOĂO P. Z. NARITA (Brazil), GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil) & LIYANAGE C. P. FERNANDO (Sri
Lanka)
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Article
Zootaxa 2739: 60–68 (13 Jan. 2011) 4 plates; 7 references                            Accepted: 15 Dec. 2010
New and little known species of ptyctimous mites
(Acari, Oribatida) from Ethiopia
WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA (Poland) & SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2739: 1–26 (13 Jan. 2011) 10 plates; 61 references                          Accepted: 14 Dec. 2010
Review of Plonaphacarus (Acari: Oribatida: Steganacaridae), with descriptions of eight new species from China
DONG LIU, DONGHUI WU & JUN CHEN (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2738: 60–68 (12 Jan. 2011) 8 plates; 10 references                         Accepted: 10 Dec. 2010
First Iranian species of Neosilphitrombium (Acari: Prostigmata: Neothrombiidae) with a key to world species
ALIREZA SABOORI, HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR & MASOUD HAKIMITABAR (Iran)

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Article
Zootaxa 2738: 41–59 (12 Jan. 2011) 13 plates; 10 references                        Accepted: 10 Dec. 2010
Four new water mite species of the genus Atractides Koch (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from Russia
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2732: 59–67 (5 Jan. 2011) 5 plates; 15 references                          Accepted: 23 Nov. 2010
Two new species of protoplophorid mites (Acari: Oribatida: Protoplophoridae)
from Thailand
MARUT FUANGARWORN (Thailand)

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Article
Zootaxa 2727: 56–62 (21 Dec. 2010) 1 plates; 12 references                         Accepted: 24 Nov. 2010
Notes on the subgenus Tectodamaeus (Acari: Oribatida: Damaeidae), with the description of a new species from China
LIXIA XIE & MAOFA YANG (CHINA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2727: 34–44 (21 Dec. 2010) 4 plates; 23 references                         Accepted: 20 Nov. 2010
Stigmaeus boshroyehensis sp. nov. (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from eastern Iran,
with re-description of Stigmaeus pilatus Kuznetzov
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI (Iran), HAMZEH IZADI (Iran), BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ (Iran),
HOSEIN RAISI (Iran), ELAHEH ROSTAMI (Iran) & SALİH DOĞAN (Turkey)
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Article
Zootaxa 2727: 1–20 (21 Dec. 2010) 13 plates; 25 references                           Accepted: 4 Dec. 2010
Five new species of predaceous cheyletid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Cheyletidae)
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV (Russia) & JURGEN C. OTTO (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2723: 1–40 (15 Dec. 2010) 29 plates; 28 references                         Accepted: 10 Dec. 2010
Two new species of Pyemotes closely related to P. tritici (Acari: Pyemotidae)
LICHEN YU (China), ZHI-QIANG ZHANG (New Zealand) & LIMIN HE (China)

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Zootaxa 2719: 41–61 (10 Dec. 2010) 18 plates; 13 references                       Accepted: 20 Nov. 2010
Genus Acalvolia (Acari: Winterschmidtiidae), with the description of a new species from the USA
QING-HAI FAN, SHERLY GEORGE & LALITH KUMARASINGHE (New Zealand)

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Zootaxa 2694: 43–56 (2 Dec. 2010) 8 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 12 Nov. 2010
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) from fruit trees in
Northeastern Brazil—a new genus, three new species and a redescription
ALEUNY C. REIS, MANOEL G. C. GONDIM JR., DENISE NÁVIA & CARLOS H. W. FLECHTMANN
(Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2684: 14–24 (23 Nov. 2010) 7 plates; 7 references                              Accepted: 6 Oct. 2010
Three new species and one new record of the subgenus Hispidosperchon Thor, 1901 within the genus Sperchon Kramer, 1877 from China (Acari: Sperchontidae)
XU ZHANG & DAO-CHAO JIN (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 2681: 20–34 (19 Nov. 2010) 9 plates; 43 references                          Accepted: 21 Oct. 2010
Three new species of Galumnidae (Acari: Oribatida)
from Cat Tien National Park, southern Vietnam
SERGEY G. ERMILOV (Russia) & ALEXANDER E. ANICHKIN (Vietnam)

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Zootaxa 2680: 55–64 (18 Nov. 2010) 4 plates; 21 references                           Accepted: 20 Oct. 2010
Post-larval stages of Ascoschoengastia (Laurentella) lorius (Gunther) (Acariformes: Trombiculidae) provide evidence for a nest-based life history
MATTHEW SHAW (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2677: 15–26 (16 Nov. 2010) 7 plates; 50 references                              Accepted: 21 Oct. 2010
A review of the eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) on Rubus spp. in
Britain, with a new species (Diptilomiopidae) and two new records
DANIEL R. L. PYE (UK) & ENRICO DE LILLO (Italy)

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Zootaxa 2672: 29–49 (10 Nov. 2010) 7 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 12 Oct. 2010
A morphological study of the genus Penthalodes (Acari, Prostigmata,
Eupodoidea, Penthalodidae) with description of a new species 
KATARZYNA JESIONOWSKA (Poland)
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Article
Zootaxa 2666: 45–67 (3 Nov. 2010) 9 plates; 49 references                           Accepted: 18 Oct. 2010
Redescription of the fossil oribatid mite Scutoribates perornatus,
with implications for systematics of Unduloribatidae (Acari: Oribatida)
EKATERINA A. SIDORCHUK (Russia) & ROY A. NORTON (USA)

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Zootaxa 2666: 29–44 (3 Nov. 2010) 10 plates; 9 references                             Accepted: 21 Oct. 2010
Five new species of Anthocoptini from China (Acari: Eriophyidae)
XIAO-FENG XUE, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 2660: 68 (28 Oct. 2010) 0 plates; 3 references                                      Accepted: 5 Oct. 2010
Axonopsis kermanica nom. n., a new replacement name for the water mite
A. iranica Pešić & Asadi, 2010 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Aturidae)
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Montenegro) & MAHDIEH ASADI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 2650: 1–18 (19 Oct. 2010) 9 plates; 40 references                             Accepted: 22 Sep. 2010
New species of Crotonia (Acari: Oribatida: Crotoniidae) from Lord Howe
and Norfolk Islands: further evidence of long-distance dispersal events in the biogeography of a genus of Gondwanan relict oribatid mites
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2649: 61–68 (18 Oct. 2010) 3 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 21 Sep. 2010
Adamystis thailandensis sp. nov. (Acari: Prostigmata: Adamystidae), a new
species of soil mites from Thailand with a key to world species of Adamystidae
MARUT FUANGARWORN & CHARIYA LEKPRAYOON (Thailand)

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Zootaxa 2649: 1–51 (18 Oct. 2010) 21 plates; 42 references                            Accepted: 14 Sep. 2010
The Gondwanan relict oribatid genus Crotonia (Acari: Oribatida: Crotoniidae)
from rainforests in Queensland and Northern New South Wales: new species show a mixed pattern of short-range and long-range endemism
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2647: 16–34 (15 Oct. 2010) 4 plates; 60 references                            Accepted: 18 Sep. 2010
A new species of Valgothrombium Willmann, 1940, with additional
taxonomic data for Valgothrombiinae genera known as larvae (Acari: Prostigmata: Microtrombidiidae)
JOANNA M
ĄKOL & JOANNA ŁAYDANOWICZ (Poland)
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Article
Zootaxa 2647: 1–15 (15 Oct. 2010) 5 plates; 45 references                             Accepted: 28 Sep. 2010
Identification and molecular phylogeny of agriculturally important spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences, with an emphasis on Tetranychus
GUO-QING LI, XIAO-FENG XUE, KAI-JUN ZHANG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2646: 43–62 (14 Oct. 2010) 17 plates; 20 references                         Accepted: 22 Sep. 2010
New species of oribatid mites of the superfamily Galumnoidea (Acari: Oribatida) from Ethiopia
SERGEY G. ERMILOV, EKATERINA A. SIDORCHUK & LEONID B. RYBALOV (Russia)

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Zootaxa 2631: 62–68 (30 Sep. 2010) 4 plates; 15 references                              Accepted: 7 Jul. 2010
Two new species of Ameroidea (Acari: Oribatida) from Madagascar
SÁNDOR MAHUNKA (Hungary)

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Zootaxa 2628: 43–55 (28 Sep. 2010) 6 plates; 23 references                          Accepted: 31 Aug. 2010
A revised survey of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Iran: new
synonyms and descriptions of three new species
MAHDIEH ASADI (Iran), VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro) & ISA ETEMADI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 2625: 63–68 (24 Sep. 2010) 3 plates; 11 references                          Accepted: 23 Aug. 2010
Three holarctic new species of ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida)

WOJCIECH NIEDBAŁA (Poland) & JOSEF STARÝ (Czech Republic)

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Zootaxa 2624: 1–48 (24 Sep. 2010) 5 plates; 120 references                          Accepted: 21 Aug. 2010
A checklist of the water mites of Turkey (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
with description of two new species
ORHAN ERMAN (Turkey), VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro), YUNUS ESEN (Turkey) & MUHLİS ÖZKAN (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 2617: 1–54 (20 Sep. 2010) 13 plates; 58 references                          Accepted: 26 Aug. 2010
A checklist of the water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) of India,
with new records and description of one new species
VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro), TAPAS CHATTERJEE (India) & SABITRY BORDOLOI (India)
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Zootaxa 2611: 16–30 (14 Sep. 2010) 6 plates; 13 references                          Accepted: 18 Aug. 2010
A new family of trombidioid mites (Acari: Prostigmata) from Iran
ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran), ANDREAS WOHLTMANN (Germany) & MASOUD HAKIMITABAR
(Iran)
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Zootaxa 2606: 50–54 (9 Sep. 2010) 2 plates; 8 references                                Accepted: 14 Aug. 2010
Two new species of the genus Arrenurus from Pohnpei, Federal States of Micronesia (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Arrenuridae)
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Article
Zootaxa 2600: 61–65 (1 Sep. 2010) 0 plates; 66 references                             Accepted: 18 Aug. 2010
Clarification of the status of the genus names Leiodes Latreille 1796
(Coleoptera), Liodes von Heyden 1826 (Acari) and Neoliodes Berlese 1888 (Acari)
R.B. HALLIDAY (Australia) & C.G. MAJKA (Canada)

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Article
Zootaxa 2600: 53–60 (1 Sep. 2010) 6 plates; 14 references                               Accepted: 5 Aug. 2010
Three new species of mites of the genus Bakerdania Sasa, 1961
(Acari: Heterostigmata: Neopygmephoridae) from “Cape Martyan” Nature Reserve, Crimea
ALEXANDR A. KHAUSTOV (Ukraine)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2596: 1–60 (31 Aug. 2010) 22 plates; 105 references                           Accepted: 1 Jun. 2010
Revision of the Australian Eviphididae (Acari: Mesostigmata)
R. B. HALLIDAY (Australia)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2586: 1–100 (31 Aug. 2010) 17 plates; 134 references                        Accepted: 4 May 2010
The water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) of the Balkan peninsula, a revised survey with new records and descriptions of five new taxa

VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro), HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands), REINHARD GERECKE (Germany) & ANTONIO DI SABATINO (Italy)
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2585: 1–122 (31 Aug. 2010) 42 plates; 285 references                         Accepted: 1 Jun. 2010
Review of the European genera of Eviphididae
(Acari: Mesostigmata) and the species occurring in Slovakia
PETER MAŠÁN (Slovakia) & BRUCE HALLIDAY (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2578: 1–24 (27 Aug. 2010) 22 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 22 Jul. 2010
New spider mite genus (Prostigmata: Tetranychidae)
from Australia & New Zealand, with a discussion of Yezonychus Ehara
JENNIFER BEARD (Australia) & DAVID EVANS WALTER (Canada)

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Zootaxa 2558: 33–47 (4 Aug. 2010) 8 plates; 28 references                            Accepted: 28 Jun. 2010
Zerconella Willmann, 1953, a forgotten group of Zerconidae (Acari: Mesostigmata)
ZSOLT UJVÁRI (Hungary)

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Zootaxa 2555: 1–29 (2 Aug. 2010) 13 plates; 37 references                                Accepted: 5 Jul. 2010
New zerconid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconidae) from Canada,
with a review of the genus Mixozercon Halašková, 1963
IRMA DÍAZ-AGUILAR (Mexico) & ZSOLT UJVÁRI (Hungary)

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Zootaxa 2554: 37–44 (30 Jul. 2010) 2 plates; 31 references                           Accepted: 14 Jul. 2010
Description of a new species of Neocypholaelaps (Acari: Ameroseiidae) from Brazil, with a key to the world species
GILBERTO J. DE MORAES & JOĂO P. Z. NARITA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2554: 23–36 (30 Jul. 2010) 10 plates; 10 references                          Accepted: 29 Jun. 2010
Two new chigger mites of the genus Aboriginesia (Acari: Trombiculidae)

JÁN KOVÁ
ČIK & STANISLAV KALÚZ (Slovakia)
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Zootaxa 2548: 22–42 (26 Jul. 2010) 1 plates; 56 references                           Accepted: 24 Jun. 2010
Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Austrocedrus chilensis and Nothofagus forests of Northwestern Patagonia (Argentina)
MARCELO E. KUN, PABLO A. MARTÍNEZ & ALDA GONZALEZ (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 2546: 52–68 (23 Jul. 2010) 9 plates; 26 references                               Accepted: 7 Jul. 2010
Syringophilid mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) of Kazakhstan
MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland) & ANDRE V. BOCHKOV (Russia)

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Zootaxa 2546: 1–30 (23 Jul. 2010) 24 plates; 31 references                             Accepted: 18 Jun. 2010
Three new species of mites in the genus Castriidinychus Hirschmann from
Tasmania (Acari: Uropodidae)
M. DYLEWSKA (Poland), J. BŁOSZYK (Poland) & R. B. HALLIDAY (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2541: 27–49 (19 Jul. 2010) 0 plates; 175 references                          Accepted: 15 Jul. 2010
Hosts of Amblyomma dissimile Koch, 1844 and Amblyomma rotundatum Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae)
ALBERTO A. GUGLIELMONE & SANTIAGO NAVA (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 2541: 1–26 (19 Jul. 2010) 15 plates; 10 references                            Accepted: 18 Jul. 2010
Australian Arrenurus (Acari, Hydrachnidia) with the description of eleven new species
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 2537 47–57 (15 Jul. 2010) 2 plates; 19 references                            Accepted: 14 Jun. 2010
Phylogenetic relationships among Unionicola (Acari: Unionicolidae) mussel-mites of North America based on mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I sequences
DALE D. EDWARDS, MALCOLM F. VIDRINE & BRIAN R. ERNSTING (USA)
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Zootaxa 2537 19–32 (15 Jul. 2010) 6 plates; 14 references                             Accepted: 5 Jun. 2010
Two new larval species of Erythraeus (Zaracarus) (Acari: Erythraeidae) from western Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, ALI-NAGHI MIRMOAYEDI, ABOULGHASEM REZAI NAHAD &
BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ (Iran)
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Zootaxa 2533 36–42 (12 Jul. 2010) 4 plates; 11 references                           Accepted: 24 Jun. 2010
Cryptofavognathus, a new genus of the family Cryptognathidae Oudemans
(Acari: Raphignathoidea), with the description of a new species from Turkey
SAL
İH DOĞAN & GÜLDEM DÖNEL (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 2528 1–28 (6 Jul. 2010) 0 plates; 54 references                                  Accepted: 9 Jun. 2010
The Argasidae, Ixodidae and Nuttalliellidae (Acari: Ixodida) of the world: a list of valid species names
ALBERTO A. GUGLIELMONE (Argentina), RICHARD G. ROBBINS (USA), DMITRY A.
APANASKEVICH (USA), TREVOR N. PETNEY (Germany), AGUSTÍN ESTRADA-PEŃA (Spain), IVAN G. HORAK (South Africa), RENFU SHAO (Australia) & STEPHEN C. BARKER (Australia)
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Zootaxa 2526 1–36 (5 Jul. 2010) 21 plates; 28 references                            Accepted: 15 May 2010
Systematic revision of the feather mite genus Protolichus Trouessart, 1884 (Astigmata, Pterolichidae)
SERGEY V. MIRONOV (Russia) & JACEK DABERT (Poland)
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Zootaxa 2525 63–68 (2 Jul. 2010) 3 plates; 11 references                             Accepted: 15 Jun. 2010
Bloszykiella africana gen. nov., sp. nov., a new mite genus from East Africa
(Acari: Mesostigmata: Uropodidae)
JEN
Ő KONTSCHÁN (Hungary)
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Zootaxa 2521 53–64 (29 Jun. 2010) 6 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2010
Two new species of the genus Neophyllobius Berlese (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Iran
MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, BAHMAN ASALI FAYAZ & GADIR NORI GHANBALANI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 2521 26–36 (29 Jun. 2010) 5 plates; 7 references                            Accepted: 10 Jun. 2010
Two new species of the oribatid mite genus Phyllochthonius Travé, 1967 (Acari: Oribatida: Phyllochthoniidae) from Thailand
MARUT FUANGARWORN (Thailand)
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Zootaxa 2514 61–67 (22 Jun. 2010) 4 plates; 11 references                          Accepted: 27 May 2010
Meitingsunes, a new genus of quill mites (Acari: Cheyletoidea: Syringophilidae)
ELIZA GLOWSKA & MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)

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Zootaxa 2514 35–46 (22 Jun. 2010) 6 plates; 16 references                          Accepted: 27 May 2010
Water mites of the genus Sperchon Kramer (Acari: Hydrachnidia:
Sperchontidae) from Turkey, with description of two new species
YUNUS ESEN (Turkey), VLADIMIR PEŠI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro) & ORHAN ERMAN (Turkey)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2504: 61–68 (14 Jun. 2010) 4 plates; 15 references                         Accepted: 15 May 2010
A new genus and species of larval mites (Acari: Prostigmata:
Microtrombidiidae) from Iran
ALI SEDGHI, ALIREZA SABOORI, MOHAMMAD ALI AKRAMI & MASOUD HAKIMITABAR
(Iran)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2501: 37–53 (10 Jun. 2010) 3 plates; 68 references                          Accepted: 24 Apr. 2010
A reappraisal of some basal lineages of the family Macrochelidae, with the
description of a new genus (Acarina: Mesostigmata)
ROWAN M. EMBERSON (New Zealand)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2495: 53–64 (4 Jun. 2010) 5 plates; 28 references                               Accepted: 8 May 2010
Description of immature stages and redescription of adults of Ixodes luciae Sénevet (Acari: Ixodidae)
VALERIA C. ONOFRIO, MARCELO B. LABRUNA, JOĂO LUIZ H. FACCINI &
DARCI M. BARROS-BATTESTI (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 2494: 59–68 (4 Jun. 2010) 6 plates; 22 references                             Accepted: 11 May 2010
Two new species of cheyletid mites (Acari: Prostigmata) from Thailand
MARUT FUANGARWORN & CHARIYA LEKPRAYOON (Thailand)

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Zootaxa 2482: 1–21 (24 May 2010) 14 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 29 Apr. 2010
The genus Salfacarus (Acari: Opilioacarida) in Madagascar
MA. MAGDALENA VÁZQUEZ G. (Mexico) & HANS KLOMPEN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2479: 39–58 (20 May 2010) 9 plates; 52 references                          Accepted: 13 Apr. 2010
A review of Mesotritia (Acari: Oribatida: Oribotritiidae) in China, with
descriptions of two new species and a checklist of known taxa 
DONG LIU & JUN CHEN (P.R. China)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2479: 1–21 (20 May 2010) 8 plates; 44 references                           Accepted: 19 Apr. 2010
Revised diagnosis of the family Blattisociidae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseioidea), with a key to its genera and description of a new fungus- inhabiting genus from Costa Rica
EVERT E. LINDQUIST (Canada) & MARIA L. MORAZA (Spain)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2475: 1–38 (17 May 2010) 16 plates; 65 references                         Accepted: 29 Mar. 2010
The hyperdiverse oribatid mite genus Scapheremaeus (Acari: Oribatida: Cymbaeremaeidae) in Australia, with descriptions of new species and consideration of biogeographical affinities
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2474: 1–64 (14 May 2010) 42 plates; 35 references                        Accepted: 23 Mar. 2010
A review of the genus Traegaardhia (Acari, Prostigmata, Rhagidiidae) with descriptions of new species
and a key to species 
MILOSLAV ZACHARDA (Czech Republic), DANIEL FONG (USA), HORTON H. HOBBS III (USA),
ERMINIO PIVA (Italy), MICHAEL E. SLAY (USA) & STEVEN J. TAYLOR (USA)
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Zootaxa 2452: 44–50 (12 May 2010) 3 plates; 11 references                          Accepted: 19 Apr. 2010
A new genus and three new species of Nothopodinae (Acari: Eriophyidae) from
Guangxi, China
DE-WEI LI, GUO-QUAN WANG & SUI-GAI WEI (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 2452: 3 1–43 (12 May 2010) 4 plates; 23 references                          Accepted: 1 Apr. 2010
A new species of Gamasiphis (Acari: Ologamasidae) from Brazil, with a key to species from the Neotropical Region
RAPHAEL C. CASTILHO, GILBERTO J. DE MORAES & JOĂO P. Z. NARITA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 2445: 62–68 (5 May 2010) 13 plates; 6 references                              Accepted: 7 Apr. 2010
Two new species of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) on persimmon, Diospyros kaki Linn. (Ebenaceae), from Shaanxi Province, China
MAN-CHAO XIE & MING-SHENG ZHU (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 2442: 39–50 (3 May 2010) 4 plates; 41 references                          Accepted: 25 Mar. 2010
Four new species of the family Diptilomiopidae (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from
China
GUO-QUAN WANG, SUI-GAI WEI & DING YANG (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 2429: 52–60 (19 Apr. 2010) 5 plates; 12 references                        Accepted: 11 Mar. 2010
Two new water mites species (Acariformes: Hydrachnidia) from interstitial
waters of the Russian Far East
KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO (Russia)

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Zootaxa 2413: 51–60 (29 Mar. 2010) 6 plates; 10 references                        Accepted: 15 Feb. 2010
Second contribution to the knowledge of water mites from the Comoros, with
the description of one new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands), VLADIMIR PESIC (Montenegro) & NATHALIE MARY-SASAL
(French Polynesia)
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Zootaxa 2408: 59–68 (24 Mar. 2010) 5 plates; 9 references                          Accepted: 17 Feb. 2010
The little known genus Forania (Acari, Prostigmata, Erythraeidae)
JAIME G. MAYORAL (USA) & PABLO BARRANCO (Spain)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2403: 10–22 (19 Mar. 2010) 5 plates; 43 references                         Accepted: 29 Jan. 2010
Systematics and ecology of the genus Dendrozetes (Acari: Oribatida: Peloppiidae) from arboreal habitats in Western North America
ZOE LINDO (Canada), MARILYN CLAYTON (Columbia) & VALERIE BEHAN-PELLETIER (Canada)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2399: 31–41 (15 Mar. 2010) 6 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 10 Feb. 2010
Systematics of the ectoparasitic quill mites of the genus Aulobia Kethley, 1970 (Acari: Syringophilidae) with the description of a new species
MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland), SARAH A. HENDRICKS (USA) & GREG S. SPICER (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2393: 1–16 (9 Mar. 2010) 6 plates; 32 references                              Accepted: 17 Dec. 2009
Scapheremaeus rodickae n. sp. (Acari: Oribatida: Cymbaeremaeidae) associated with temporary rock pools in Georgia, with key to Scapheremaeus species in eastern USA and Canada
ROY A. NORTON (USA), ELIZABETH FRANKLIN (Brazil) & D. A. CROSSLEY, JR. (USA)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2361: 68 (17 Feb. 2010) 0 plates; 4 references                                 Accepted: 15 Jan. 2009
The taxonomic status of the water mite genera Todothyas Cook and Parathyas
Lundblad—supplement to Di Sabatino et al. (2009)
ANTONIO DI SABATINO (Italy), REINHARD GERECKE (Germany), TERENCE GLEDHILL (UK) &
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 2355: 1–34 (10 Feb. 2010) 23 plates; 18 references                            Accepted: 5 Jan. 2010
Water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from the hyporheic waters of the Selwyn
River (New Zealand), with descriptions of nine new species 
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro), HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands) & THIBAULT DATRY (France)
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Zootaxa 2354: 19–34 (9 Feb. 2010) 9 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 15 Jan. 2010
New records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Malaysia, with
descriptions of three new species
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 2341: 1–32 (22 Jan. 2010) 22 plates; 43 references                          Accepted: 19 Dec. 2009
New taxa of quill mites (Acari: Cheyletoidea: Syringophilidae)
MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland) & BARRY OCONNOR (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2337: 18–30 (18 Jan. 2010) 7 plates; 11 references                          Accepted: 15 Dec. 2009
New taxa in the Eriophyidae (Acari, Prostigmata) from forest trees in southern
Brazil
CARLOS H. W. FLECHTMANN & DALVA L. DE QUEIROZ (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2332: 1–20 (11 Jan. 2010) 6 plates; 57 references                           Accepted: 27 Nov. 2009
The first sexually dimorphic species of Oribatella (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatellidae) and a review of sexual dimorphism in the Brachypylina
VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER & BARBARA EAMER (Canada)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2327: 44–50 (4 Jan. 2010) 1 plates; 10 references                           Accepted: 21 Nov. 2009
Helminth parasites of some freshwater fishes from Baja California Sur, Mexico
 
OSCAR MÉNDEZ, GUILLERMO SALGADO-MALDONADO, JUAN MANUEL CASPETAMANDUJANO
& GUILLERMINA CABAŃAS-CARRANZA (Mexico)
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Article
Zootaxa 2326: 51-61 (24 Dec. 2009) 6 plates; 13 references                          Accepted: 17 Nov. 2009
Atelophyllodes gen. n., a new feather mite genus of the family Proctophyllodidae
(Astigmata: Analgoidea) from lyrebirds (Passeriformes: Menuridae)
SERGEY V. MIRONOV (Russia) & HEATHER C. PROCTOR (Canada)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2318: 8-37 (22 Dec. 2009) 6 plates; 115 references                     Accepted: 28 Oct. 2009
Oribatid mite (Arachnida: Oribatida) coenoses from SW Sardinia

MASSIMO MIGLIORINI (Italy)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2313: 35-60 (17 Dec. 2009) 12 plates; 27 references                        Accepted: 25 Nov. 2009
Seven new species of Phyllocoptes Nalepa from Tibet Autonomous Region,
China (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae)
ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2312: 60-68 (16 Dec. 2009) 4 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 25 Nov. 2009
One new genus and four new species of Tegonotini (Acari: Eriophyidae) from
Guangxi, South China
SUIGAI WEI, GUOQUAN WANG & AIZHI QIN (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 2309: 30-42 (11 Dec. 2009) 3 plates; 38 references                          Accepted: 18 Nov. 2009
A revision of the genus Sierraphytoptus Keifer 1939 (Eriophyoidea, Phytoptidae)
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV & SOGDIANA I. SUKHAREVA (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2305: 1-23 (7 Dec. 2009) 12 plates; 27 references                          Accepted: 11 Nov. 2009
Six new species of Aculus Keifer from Tibet Autonomous Region, China
(Acari: Eriophyoidea: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae)
ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2294: 47-61 (20 Nov. 2009) 6 plates; 29 references                          Accepted: 28 Oct. 2009
Unduloribates from North America (Acari, Oribatida, Unduloribatidae)
VALERIE M. BEHAN-PELLETIER & DAVID E. WALTER (Canada)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2293: 68 (19 Nov. 2009) 0 plates; 1 references                               Accepted: 28 Oct. 2009
A replacement name for Dendrodus Olivier, 2008, and validation of Dendrochaetidae Olivier, 2008 nomen nudum (Acari: Prostigmata)

PIETER A.S. OLIVIER (South Africa)

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Article
Zootaxa 2291: 1-23 (17 Nov. 2009) 14 plates; 19 references                          Accepted: 22 Oct. 2009
Seven new species of Phyllocoptini from Tibet Autonomous Region, China
(Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae)
ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2290: 59-64 (16 Nov. 2009) 2 plates; 5 references                          Accepted: 7 Oct. 2009
A redefinition of Iranothyas Bader, 1984 with the description of a new species
from Oman
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro), REINHARD GERECKE (Germany) & HARRY SMIT (The
Netherlands)
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Article
Zootaxa 2269: 1-31 (21 Oct. 2009) 16 plates; 56 references                          Accepted: 29 Sep. 2009
Comparative morphological and biometrical studies on Trhypochthonius species of the tectorum species group (Acari: Oribatida: Trhypochthoniidae)

GERD WEIGMANN (Germany) & GÜNTHER RASPOTNIG (Austria)

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Article
Zootaxa 2266: 1-34 (16 Oct. 2009) 1 plates; 93 references                          Accepted: 8 Sep. 2009
On the taxonomy of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the
Palaearctic, part 2: Hydryphantoidea and Lebertioidea
ANTONIO DI SABATINO (Italy), REINHARD GERECKE (Germany), TERENCE GLEDHILL (UK) &
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Monograph
Zootaxa 2257: 1-128 (8 Oct. 2009) 8 plates; 217 references                         Accepted: 9 Sep. 2009
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata) in Southeast Asia:
a synopsis of 104 genera, with an illustrated key to genera and checklist of species
XIAO-FENG XUE (China) & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG (New Zealand)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 2253: 1-95 (8 Oct. 2009) 24 plates; 132 references                         Accepted: 1 Sep. 2009
Eriophyoid mites on Fagaceae with descriptions of seven new
genera and eleven new species (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
XIAO-FENG XUE, ZHEN WANG, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2248: 1-46 (6 Oct. 2009) 23 plates; 21 references                          Accepted: 10 Sep. 2009
New species of the genus Klinckowstroemia Baker &Wharton from Mexico
(Acari: Mesostigmata: Trigynaspida: Klinckowstroemiidae)
GABRIEL A. VILLEGAS-GUZMAN, TILA M. PÉREZ & PEDRO REYES-CASTILLO (Mexico)

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Article
Zootaxa 2243: 1-39 (30 Sep. 2009) 12 plates; 88 references                          Accepted: 4 Sep. 2009
Anystipalpus, Antennoseius and Vitzthumia: a taxonomic and nomenclatural
conundrum of genera (Acari: Mesostigmata: Dermanyssina), with description of four species of Anystipalpus
EVERT E. LINDQUIST (Canada) & MARÍA L. MORAZA (Spain)

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Article
Zootaxa 2241: 1-21 (28 Sep. 2009) 14 plates; 24 references                          Accepted: 9 Sep. 2009
New water mites species (Acariformes: Hydrachnidia) from the Far East of
Russia
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ & KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2240: 41-59 (25 Sep. 2009) 3 plates; 84 references                          Accepted: 1 Sep. 2009
Phytoseiid mites on grasses in Brazil (Acari: Phytoseiidae)

ANTONIO C. LOFEGO, PETERSON R. DEMITE, RAQUEL G. KISHIMOTO & GILBERTO J. DE
MORAES (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2240: 1-30 (25 Sep. 2009) 21 plates; 15 references                          Accepted: 2 Sep. 2009
New records of water mites of the genus Atractides Koch, 1837 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) from Thailand, Malaysia and Sulawesi
(Indonesia), with the description of four new species
VLADIMIR PESIC (Montenegro) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Article
Zootaxa 2234: 21-38 (17 Sep. 2009) 9 plates; 25 references                          Accepted: 29 Jul. 2009
Water mites of the genus Limnesia Koch, 1836 (Acari: Hydrachnidia,
Limnesiidae) from China, with description of four new species
TIANCI YI & DAOCHAO JIN (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2232: 61-68 (15 Sep. 2009) 4 plates; 8 references                          Accepted: 26 Aug. 2009
Pterygosoma (Pterygosoma) pseudotrapelus sp. nov. (Acariformes:
Pterygosomatidae)—ectoparasite of Pseudotrapelus sinaitus (Squamata: Agamidae) from Jordan
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV, DANIEL A. MELNIKOV & ROMAN. A. NAZAROV (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2232: 29-49 (15 Sep. 2009) 14 plates; 10 references                          Accepted: 10 Aug. 2009
Five new species of Tetranychidae (Acarina, Prostigmata) from south Tunisian
oasis areas
PHILIPPE AUGER (France), SAMAH BEN CHAABAN (Tun isia), KAOUTHAR LEBDI GRISSA (Tunisia), OTHMAN KHOUALDIA (Tun isia) & CARLOS H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2217: 1-36 (2 Sep. 2009) 19 plates; 70 references                           Accepted: 4 Aug. 2009
New species of Crotonia (Acari: Oribatida: Camisiidae) from Nothofagus and Eucalyptus forests in Victoria, Australia, with a redescription of the fossil
species Crotonia ramus (Womersley, 1957)
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF and GISELLE PERDOMO (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2213: 47-56 (28 Aug. 2009) 6 plates; 7 references                           Accepted: 24 Jul. 2009
New species of water mites from the Comoros (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
 
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands), VLADIMIR PESIC (Montenegro) & NATHALIE MARY-SASAL (French Polynesia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2213: 1-46 (28 Aug. 2009) 12 plates; 116 references                          Accepted: 27 Jul. 2009
Comparative morphology and species-groups of the oribatid mite genus Scapheremaeus (Acari: Oribatida: Cymbaeremaeidae),
with new species from South Australia
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2206: 23-44 (24 Aug. 2009) 5 plates; 56 references                           Accepted: 1 Aug. 2009
Genera of Gymnodamaeidae (Acari: Oribatida: Plateremaeoidea) of Canada,
with notes on some nomenclatorial problems
DAVID EVANS WALTER (Canada)

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Article
Zootaxa 2205: 62-68 (21 Aug. 2009) 3 plates; 27 references                           Accepted: 20 Jul. 2009
Three new species of Phyllocoptinae (Acari: Eriophyidae) from South China
DE-WEI LI, GUO-QUAN WANG & SUI-GAI WEI (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2203: 22-30 (19 Aug. 2009) 8 plates; 22 references                           Accepted: 23 Jul. 2009
A new genus and species of larval Erythraeinae (Acari: Prostigmata: Erythraeidae) from Ukraine and the taxonomic state of Zhangiella

ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran), ALEXANDR A. KHAUSTOV (Ukraine), MASOUD HAKIMITABAR (Iran)
& HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR (Iran)
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Article
Zootaxa 2201: 49-62 (18 Aug. 2009) 7 plates; 20 references                           Accepted: 29 Jul. 2009
Six new eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) associated with Ficus spp.
(Moraceae) from China
GUOQUAN WANG, SUIGAI WEI & DING YANG (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2198: 27-40 (14 Aug. 2009) 8 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 22 Jun. 2009
Two new Palearctic mite species of the family Cunaxidae (Acari: Prostigmata)
STANISLAV KALÚZ (Slovakia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2196: 31-47 (13 Aug. 2009) 8 plates; 28 references                           Accepted: 22 Jul. 2009
Four new species of Rhyncaphytoptus from Tibet Autonomous Region, China
(Acari: Eriophyoidea: Diptilomiopidae)
ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2176: 33-47 (5 Aug. 2009) 5 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 6 Jul. 2009
The tetranychid mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) of Kenya and a redescription of the species Peltanobia erasmusi Meyer (Acari: Tetranychidae) based on males

FAITH J. TOROITICH (South Africa), EDWARD A. UECKERMANN (South Africa), PIETER D.
THERON (South Africa) & MARKUS KNAPP (The Netherlands)
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Article
Zootaxa 2173: 55-65 (31 Jul. 2009) 7 plates; 8 references                            Accepted: 8 Jul. 2009
Three new water mite species (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Golestan Province
(NE Iran)
VLADIMIR PESIC (Montenegro), ISA JABALEH (Iran), ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran), ALIREZA
ASKARIANZADEH (Iran) & MAHDIEH ASADI (Iran)
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Article
Zootaxa 2161: 1-19 (17 Jul. 2009) 13 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 19 Jun. 2009
New mite species of the genus Cunaxa (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from
the Crimea, Ukraine
ALEXEY L. SERGEYENKO (Ukraine)

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Article
Zootaxa 2158: 20-32 (15 Jul. 2009) 6 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 13 Jun. 2009
New records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from interstitial freshwaters
of India, with descriptions of three new species
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro) & YENUMULA RANGA REDDY (India)

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Article
Zootaxa 2158: 33-49 (15 Jul. 2009) 3 plates; 84 references                            Accepted: 1 Jun. 2009
Review of the mite genus Gaeolaelaps Evans & Till (Acari: Laelapidae), and description of a new species from North America, G. gillespiei n. sp.

FRÉDÉRIC BEAULIEU (Canada)

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Article
Zootaxa 2158: 50-56 (15 Jul. 2009) 3 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 24 Jun. 2009
Description of a new species of Anisitsiellidae Koenike, 1910 (Acari,
Hydrachnidia), the first record of the family from China
TIANCI YI, DAOCHAO JIN & JIANJUN GUO (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2153: 35-54 (9 Jul. 2009) 13 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 3 Jun. 2009
Differentiation between two epilittoral species, Scutovertex arenocolus spec. nov.
and Scutovertex pilosetosus Polderman (Acari: Oribatida) from different European coasts
TOBIAS PFINGSTL, SYLVIA SCHÄFFER, ERNST EBERMANN & GUENTHER KRISPER (Austria)

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Article
Zootaxa 2144: 54-64 (29 Jun. 2009) 3 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 17 Jun. 2009
Review of Austrotritia (Acari: Oribatida: Oribotritiidae), with descriptions of
two new species from China
DONG LIU, JUN CHEN & GEXIA QIAO (P.R. China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2141: 20-36 (25 Jun. 2009) 8 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 28 Apr. 2009
A revision of the genus Pulaeus Den Heyer, with descriptions of a new genus and
four new Brazilian species (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae)
TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO & JACOB DEN HEYER (Brasil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2140: 1-15 (24 Jun. 2009) 5 plates; 41 references                            Accepted: 30 May 2009
Four new cunaxoidine genera (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) and
the description of two new Neotropical species
JACOB DEN HEYER (South Africa) & TATIANE M. M. G. de CASTRO (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2140: 16-26 (24 Jun. 2009) 6 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2009
Eriophyoid mites from Hainan Province, China I: Descriptions of three new
species (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
LI-SHENG CHENG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2140: 27-32 (24 Jun. 2009) 1 plates; 19 references                            Accepted: 7 May 2009
Descriptions of a new genus Orientilimnesia (Hydrachnidia: Limnesiidae Thor,
1900) with a new species from China
TIANCI YI, DAOCHAO JIN, JIANJUN GUO & XU ZHANG (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2133: 49-54 (16 Jun. 2009) 2 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 15 May 2009
A new species and further records of quill mites (Acari: Cheyletoidea:
Syringophilidae) parasitic on birds (Aves) in England
BARRY NATTRESS (UK) & MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland)

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Article
Zootaxa 2124: 38-50 (3 Jun. 2009) 8 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 12 May 2009
New water mites species of the genus Feltria Koenike (Acariformes, Feltriidae)
from the Asian Russia
PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ & KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO (Russia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2119: 1-22 (27 May 2009) 15 plates; 24 references                          Accepted: 11 May 2009
Studies on water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from the Himalayas,
II. New records and descriptions of seven new species from India
VLADIMIR PESIC (Montenegro) & ARNE PANESAR (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 2119: 23-38 (27 May 2009) 7 plates; 47 references                          Accepted: 18 Apr. 2009
A new species of Aceria (Acari: Eriophyidae) damaging sowthistles, Sonchus spp. (Asteraceae), in Australia with notes on Aceria sonchi (Nalepa, 1902)

DANUTA K. KNIHINICKI, KATHRYN L. MCCARREN & JOHN K. SCOTT (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2114: 61-68 (22 May 2009) 6 plates; 6 references                          Accepted: 29 Apr. 2009
New Australian hygrobatids (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae), with the
description of two new genera and three new species
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 2109: 59-68 (18 May 2009) 5 plates; 15 references                          Accepted: 28 Apr. 2009
A new genus and five new species of Diptilomiopidae (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
from south China
SUI-GAI WEI, GUO-QUAN WANG & DE-WEI LI (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 2107: 53-64 (15 May 2009) 5 plates; 27 references                          Accepted: 4 May 2009
Five new species of the genus Diptilomiopus Nalepa, 1916 from China
(Acari: Diptilomiopidae: Diptilomiopinae)
GUO-QUAN WANG, SUI-GAI WEI & DING YANG (China)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2107: 65-68 (15 May 2009) 0 plates; 37 references                          Accepted: 18 Apr. 2009
Validity and interpretation of Murcia Koch, Trichoribates Berlese
and their type species (Acari: Oribatida: Ceratozetidae)
GERD WEIGMANN (Germany) & ROY A. NORTON (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2106: 61-68 (13 May 2009) 4 plates; 35 references                         Accepted: 6 Apr. 2009
Neotype designation for Cunaxa setirostris (Hermann, 1804)
(Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae)
JACOB DEN HEYER (South Africa) & ALEXEY L. SERGEYENKO (Ukraine)

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Zootaxa 2098: 1-185 (11 May 2009) 39 plates; 372 references                          Accepted: 1 Apr. 2009
A catalog of the Tenuipalpidae (Acari) of the World with a key to genera
NORA C. MESA (Colombia), RONALD OCHOA (USA), W. CALVIN WELBOURN (USA), GREGORY A. EVANS (USA) & GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2088: 51-64 (1 May 2009) 4 plates; 24 references                          Accepted: 11 Apr. 2009
Vulgarogamasus sphecophilus (Cooreman) comb. nov. (Acari: Mesostigmata:
Parasitidae): a redescription and new hymenopteran association
ANNE S. BAKER (UK) & KEVIN R. FOSTER (USA)

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Zootaxa 2081: 1-30 (24 Apr. 2009) 11 plates; 51 references                          Accepted: 12 Mar. 2009
Species-group concepts and biogeography of the genus Crotonia (Acari:
Oribatida: Crotoniidae), with new species from South and Central America
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2073: 31-44 (16 Apr. 2009) 13 plates; 6 references                           Accepted: 23 Feb. 2009
A new flat mite genus, Acaricis (Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae),
from Australian sedges (Cyperaceae)
J. J. BEARD (Australia) & U. GERSON (Israel)

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Zootaxa 2070: 53-62 (14 Apr. 2009) 6 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 12 Mar. 2009
New records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Tasmania, with
descriptions of three new species
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro)
& HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 2070: 63-68 (14 Apr. 2009) 0 plates; 34 references                           Accepted: 26 Mar. 2009
Systematic remarks on eriophyoid mites from the subfamily Phytoptinae
Murray, 1877 (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Phytoptidae)
PHILIPP E. CHETVERIKOV (Russia), RADMILA U. PETANOVI
Ć (Serbia and Montenegro), SOGDIANA I. SUKHAREVA (Russia)
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Zootaxa 2067: 62-68 (8 Apr. 2009) 2 plates; 11 references                           Accepted: 25 Mar. 2009
Two new species of eriophyid mites (Acari: Eriophyidae) from India
PRATIBHA MENON, SUSHILA JOSHI & V.V. RAMAMURTHY (India)

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Article
Zootaxa 2061: 23-44 (3 Apr. 2009) 13 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 7 Mar. 2009
New species of New World Opilioacaridae (Acari: Parasitiformes) with the
description of a new genus from the Caribbean region
MA. MAGDALENA VÁZQUEZ (Mexico) & HANS KLOMPEN (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2061: 45-60 (3 Apr. 2009) 0 plates; 133 references                           Accepted: 5 Feb. 2009
Plant inhabiting mites (Acari) from the Cerrado biome of Mato Grosso State,
Brazil
PETERSON R. DEMITE, REINALDO J.F. FERES , ANTONIO C. LOFEGO & ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA
(Brasil)
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Zootaxa 2051: 49-61 (25 Mar. 2009) 4 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 2 Mar. 2009
Review of Apoplophora (Acari: Oribatida: Mesoplophoridae), with the
description of a new species from China
DONG LIU, JUN CHEN & GEXIA QIAO (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2050: 31-55 (23 Mar. 2009) 18 plates; 24 references                       Accepted: 25 Feb. 2009
The genus Hyalomma Koch, 1844. VIII. Redescription of three Hyalommina Schulze, 1919 species (Acari: Ixodidae) from South Asia with notes on their
biology
DMITRY A. APANASKEVICH (USA), IVAN G. HORAK (South Africa), & GEEVARGHESE
GEEVARGHESE (India)
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Zootaxa 2027: 43-54 (4 Mar. 2009) 5 plates; 33 references                           Accepted: 21 Jan. 2009
New species of Crotonia (Acari: Oribatida) from Tasmania Rainforest, and the
habitat preferences of Crotoniidae
MATTHEW J. COLLOFF (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2025: 43-55 (2 Mar. 2009) 5 plates; 15 references                           Accepted: 14 Jan. 2009
Two new species of Myrmozercon (Acari: Laelapidae) from Australian ants
(Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
MATTHEW D. SHAW & OWEN D. SEEMAN (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2024: 1-32 (2 Mar. 2009) 9 plates; 78 references                           Accepted: 3 Feb. 2009
Edaphic ascid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae) from the state of Săo
Paulo, Brazil, with description of five new species
JEFERSON L. DE C. MINEIRO (Brasil), EVERT E. LINDQUIST (Canada) & GILBERTO J. DE
MORAES (Brasil)
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Zootaxa 2019: 29-39 (23 Feb. 2009) 3 plates; 27 references                           Accepted: 24 Jan. 2009
Three new species of mites (Acari: Zerconidae)
from canopy habitats in Irish forests
MARÍA LOURDES MORAZA (Spain), JULIO ARROYO (Ireland) & THOMAS BOLGER (Ireland)

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Zootaxa 2015: 55-61 (18 Feb. 2009) 3 plates; 11 references                           Accepted: 22 Jan. 2009
Three new species and a new name in Diptilomiopinae from China
(Acari: Diptilomiopidae)
GUO-QUAN WANG, SUI-GAI WEI & DING YANG (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2013: 43-57 (16 Feb. 2009) 5 plates; 36 references                           Accepted: 14 Jan. 2009
Three new genera of the mite family Eviphididae (Acari: Mesostigmata)
PETER MAŠÁN (Slovakia) & BRUCE HALLIDAY (Australia)

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Zootaxa 2012: 1-27 (16 Feb. 2009) 9 plates; 24 references                           Accepted: 24 Dec. 2008
Water mites of the family Torrenticolidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Thailand, Part II. The genus Monatractides K.Viets

VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 2007: 58-68 (11 Feb. 2009) 4 plates; 18 references                           Accepted: 14 Jan. 2009
A new species of Ophionyssus Mégnin (Acari: Mesostigmata: Macronyssidae) parasitic on Lacerta schreiberi Bedriaga (Reptilia: Lacertidae) from the Iberian
Peninsula, and a world key to species
MARÍA L. MORAZA (Spain), NANCY R. IRWIN (UK), RAQUEL GODINHO (France), STUART J. E.
BAIRD (Portugal) & JOËLLE GOÜY DE BELLOCQ (Belgium)
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Monograph
Zootaxa 1998: 1-170 (4 Feb. 2009) 2 plates; 537 references                           Accepted: 11 Nov. 2008
Checklist of marine and freshwater halacarid mite genera and species (Halacaridae: Acari) with notes on synonyms, habitats,
distribution and descriptions of the taxa
ILSE BARTSCH (Germany)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1992: 68 (2 Feb. 2009) 0 plates; 5 references                                 Accepted: 15 Dec. 2008
Neovochthonius nom. nov. pro Neochthonius Karppinen (Acari, Oribatei, Protoplophoroidea, Heterochthoniidae)
MARK L. I. JUDSON (France)

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Zootaxa 1992: 1-19 (2 Feb. 2009) 10 plates; 40 references                           Accepted: 19 Dec. 2008
One new genus and five new species of Rhyncaphytoptinae from China
(Acari: Eriophyoidea: Diptilomiopidae)
XIAO-FENG XUE, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 1988: 33-47 (27 Jan. 2009) 14 plates; 31 references                           Accepted: 8 Dec. 2008
Three new species of Oppiidae from Turkey (Acari: Oribatida)
AYŞE TOLUK & NUSRET AYYILDIZ (Turkey)

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Zootaxa 1986: 1-50 (23 Jan. 2009) 29 plates; 42 references                           Accepted: 1 Dec. 2008
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) of Taiwan: thirty-seven species from Yangmingshan, including one new genus and twenty-two new species

KUN-WEI HUANG & CHIN-FAH WANG (R. China)

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Zootaxa 1982: 38-62 (19 Jan. 2009) 18 plates; 21 references                           Accepted: 11 Nov. 2008
Water mites of the family Torrenticolidae Piersig, 1902 (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Thailand, Part I. The genera Torrenticola Piersig, 1896,
Neoatractides Lundblad, 1941 and Pseudotorrenticola Walter, 1906
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 1973: 28-40 (9 Jan. 2009) 0 plates; 33 references                           Accepted: 14 Nov. 2008
Catalogue of type specimens of invertebrates in the collection of the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil. IV. Arachnida: Acari,
Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpiones, Ricinulei and Schizomida
REGIANE SATURNINO, ANA LÚCIA TOURINHO, CLARISSA SALETTE DE AZEVEDO &
CÉLIO MAGALHĂES (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 1962: 1-32 (12 Dec. 2008) 12 plates; 36 references                        Accepted: 3 Dec. 2008
New Zealand Eriophyoidea (Acari: Prostigmata): an update with descriptions
of one new genus and six new species
XIAO-FENG XUE (China) & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG (New Zealand)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1962: 65-68 (12 Dec. 2008) 2 plates; 4 references                        Accepted: 7 Nov. 2008
A new species of feather mite: Timalinyssus Mironov, 2001 (Astigmata: Pteronyssidae) from Garrulax canorus canorus (Linnaeus) (Passeriformes:
Timaliidae) in China
WANG ZI-YING, WANG JIN-JUN (China)

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Zootaxa 1961: 37-57 (10 Dec. 2008) 7 plates; 15 references                      Accepted: 17 Nov. 2008
Phase morphs and phoresy: New species of Antennoseius (Vitzthumia) mites
(Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae) associated with pyrophilous carabids (Carabidae: Sericoda spp.) in Alberta, Canada
FRÉDÉRIC BEAULIEU, ANDREA D. DÉCHĘNE & DAVID E. WALTER (Canada)
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Zootaxa 1961: 58-68 (10 Dec. 2008) 5 plates; 13 references                       Accepted: 13 Nov. 2008
Four new species of the quill mite genus Picobia Heller, 1880
(Acari: Syringophilidae) parasitizing birds in the Australian Region
MACIEJ SKORACKI, ELIZA GLOWSKA & BOZENA SIKORA (Poland)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 1954: 1-120 (5 Dec. 2008) 46 plates; 43 references                        Accepted: 7 Oct. 2008
Taxonomical, ecological and zoogeographical studies on anisitsiellid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Anisitsiellidae Koenike, 1910) from Madagascar
TOM GOLDSCHMIDT (Germany)
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Monograph
Zootaxa 1951: 1-152 (5 Dec. 2008) 85 plates; 59 references                        Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
Phylogeny and systematics of the endoparasitic astigmatid mites (Acari: Sarcoptiformes) of mammals: families Gastronyssidae, Lemurnyssidae, and Pneumocoptidae
ANDRE V. BOCHKOV (Russia), SVETLANA ZABLUDOVSKAYA (Ukraine) & BARRY M. OCONNOR (USA)
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Zootaxa 1948: 1-35 (3 Dec. 2008) 17 plates; 97 references                           Accepted: 7 Nov. 2008
Trichoribates and Jugatala (Acari: Oribatida: Ceratozetidae) from the Central and Southern Alps, with notes on their distribution

Badamdorj Bayartogtokh (Mangolia) & HEINRICH SCHATZ (Austria)
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Article
Zootaxa 1947: 1-38 (1 Dec. 2008) 21 plates; 41 references                           Accepted: 18 Sept. 2008
New feather mites of the subfamily Pterodectinae (Acari: Astigmata: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
SERGEY V. MIRONOV (Russia), IVAN LITERAK (Czech Rep.) & MIROSLAV ČAPEK (Czech Rep.)
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Article
Zootaxa 1925: 21-30 (7 Nov. 2008) 4 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 7 Oct. 2008
A new genus of Neothrombiidae (Acari: Trombidioidea) from Yemen
ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran), EDWARD A. UECKERMANN(South Africa) & Antonius van Harten (Cape Verde)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1914: 65-68 (24 Oct. 2008) 4 plates; 6 references                       Accepted: 8 Oct. 2008
A new species of Linotetranus (Acari : Prostigmata: Linotetranidae) from Iran
MOHAMMAD BAGHERI, KARIM HADDAD IRANI-NEJAD, KARIM KAMALI, MOHAMMAD KHANJANI, ALIREZA SABOORI & PARISA LOTFOLLAHI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 1909: 16-26 (20 Oct. 2008) 3 plates; 40 references                          Accepted: 16 Sept. 2008
Three new species of Phytoseius Ribaga (Acari: Phytoseiidae),
and a new record from Brazil
PETERSON R. DEMITE, ANTONIO C. LOFEGO & REINALDO J.F. FERES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1904: 1-166 (15 Oct. 2008) 0 plates; 406 references                          Accepted: 16 Jun. 2008
Metazoan parasites of Mexican amphibians and reptiles
RICARDO PAREDES-LEóN, LUIS GARCíA-PRIETO, CARMEN GUZMáN-CORNEJO, VIRGINIA LEóN-RčGAGNON & TILA M. PéREZ (Mexico)
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Zootaxa 1901: 1-122 (15 Oct. 2008) 56 plates; 73 references                           Accepted: 5 Aug. 2008
Phytoseiid mites of the tribe Typhlodromini
(Acari: Phytoseiidae) from sub-Saharan Africa
EDWARD A. UECKERMANN (S. Africa), IGNACE D. ZANNOU (Brazil), GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil), ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), RACHID HANNA (Benin) & JOHN S. YANINEK (USA)
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Zootaxa 1897: 1-19 (10 Oct. 2008) 6 plates; 52 references                            Accepted: 29 Jul. 2008
New edaphic mites of the genus Veigaia from Slovakia and Bulgaria, with a key to the European species (Acari, Mesostigmata, Veigaiidae)
PETER MASAN, PETER FENDA & UVAN MIHAL (Slovakia)
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Zootaxa 1894: 42-52 (8 Oct. 2008) 5 plates;  13 references                            Accepted: 29 Sept. 2008
One new genus and four new species of Phyllocoptinae (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from Fujian Province, southeastern China
ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (China)
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Zootaxa 1894: 53-58 (8 Oct. 2008) 2 plates;  14 references                            Accepted: 16 Sept. 2008
New records of the water mite genus Arrenurus from India, with the description of one new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Arrenuridae)
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands) & VLADIMIR PESIC (Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 1893: 38-48 (6 Oct. 2008) 4 plates; 29 references                           Accepted: 29 Sept. 2008
Four new eriophyoid mite species in the tribe Anthocoptini
(Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China
ZHEN WANG & XIAO-YUE HONG (China)
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Zootaxa 1884: 1-35 (24 Sept. 2008) 1 plate; 151 references                           Accepted: 13 Aug. 2008
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Argentina,
with description of a new species
ALBERTO DANIEL GUANILO (Brazil), GILBERTO JOSÉ DE MORAES (Brazil), SILVANA TOLEDO (Argentina) & MARKUS KNAPP (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 1881: 1-42 (22 Sept. 2008) 20 plates; 113 references                         Accepted: 21 Jul. 2008
Review of the genus Cilliba von Heyden (Acari: Uropodina: Cillibidae)
MARCIN STACHOWIAK (Poland), BRUCE HALLIDAY (Australia) & JERZY BLOSZYK (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1880: 1-47 (19 Sept. 2008) 8 plates; 108 references                          Accepted: 13 Aug. 2008
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) of the subfamily Amblyseiinae Muma from Peru, with descriptions of four new species
ALBERTO DANIEL GUANILO (Brazil), GILBERTO JOSÉ DE MORAES (Brazil) & MARKUS KNAPP (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 1880: 48-68 (19 Sept. 2008) 5 plates; 52 references                          Accepted: 28 Aug. 2008
The family Epicriidae in Slovakia: annotated faunal synopsis and description of a new species of Epicrius (Acari, Mesostigmata, Epicriidae)
PETER MAŠÁN (Slovakia)
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Zootaxa 1875: 32-38 (12 Sept. 2008) 7 plates; 9 references                           Accepted: 21 Aug. 2008
A new chigger mite (Acari: Prostigmata: Trombiculidae) from Central Europe
Stanislav KALÚZ (Slovakia)
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Article
Zootaxa 1873: 39-49 (10 Sept. 2008) 4 plates; 30 references                         Accepted: 26 Aug. 2008
Combined approach using morphology and ITS-sequences for description of three new species of Macrocheles (Acari: Macrochelidae)
JEROME NIOGRET (USA) & ANTOINE NICOT (France)
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Erratum
Zootaxa 1856: 68 (25 Aug. 2008)  
Erratum ( Pfingstl, T. et al. (2008) Intraspecific morphological variation of Scutovertex sculptus Michael (Acari: Oribatida: Scutoverticidae) and description of its juvenile stages. Zootaxa, 1829, 31-51.)
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Zootaxa 1856: 55-66 (25 Aug. 2008) 5 plates; 22 references                          Accepted: 5 Aug. 2008
Trigonuropoda (Baloghiatrigon) dominicana sp. nov. from the Dominican Republic, with notes on the subgenus Baloghiatrigon Hirschmann, 1979 (Acari: Uropodina: Trigonuropodidae)
JENO KONTSCHAN (HUNGARY)
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Zootaxa 1853: 18-30 (20 Aug. 2008) 6 plates; 12 references                           Accepted: 31 Jul. 2008
Four new species of Rotundabaloghia Hirschmann, 1975 from East Africa
(Acari: Uropodidae)
JENO KONTSCHAN (Hungary)
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Zootaxa 1852: 50-58 (18 Aug. 2008) 4 plates; 15 references                           Accepted: 23 Jul. 2008
A new genus and species of Trombidiidae (Acari: Trombidioidea) described from larvae ectoparasitic on Cicadatra ochreata Melichar (Homoptera:
Cicadidae) from Iran
ALIREZA SABOORI & HOSSEIN LAZARBONI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 1852: 1-20 (18 Aug. 2008) 9 plates; 26 references                            Accepted: 23 Jul. 2008
A new genus and three new species of Eviphididae (Acari: Mesostigmata)
associated with scarab beetles in Iran
SHAHROOZ KAZEMI (Iran), MARQA L. MORAZA (Spain), KARIM KAMALI (Iran) & ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran)
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Erratum
Zootaxa 1849: 68 (13 Aug. 2008)  
Erratum ( WOJCIECH NIEDBALA (2008) New species of ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Borneo and Sumatra. Zootaxa, 1786, 1-18.)
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Zootaxa 1847: 34-48 (11 Aug. 2008) 1 plates; 21 references                           Accepted: 11 Jul. 2008
Zygoribatula colemani sp. nov (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatulidae) from Granite Outcrops in Georgia, USA, with a highly variable translamella
ELIZABETH FRANKLIN (Brasil), ROY. A. NORTON (USA) & D. A. CROSSLEY, JR. (USA)
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Zootaxa 1844: 55-62 (6 Aug. 2008) 5 plates; 10 references                              Accepted: 30 Jun. 2008
Taxonomy of European Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) II.
Porobelba weigmanni n. sp. (Oribatida, Damaeidae), from East Slovakia, with comments on other known species of the genus
LADISLAV MIKO (Belgium)
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Zootaxa 1844: 25-36 (6 Aug. 2008) 8 plates; 15 references                              Accepted: 4 Jul. 2008
Three new species of Austrocarabodes (Oribatida: Carabodidae)
from South Africa
ELIZABETH A. HUGO (South Africa)
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Article
Zootaxa 1843: 35-46 (6 Aug. 2008) 6 plates; 34 references                              Accepted: 16 Jun. 2008
A new Neotropical genus of the family Cunaxidae
(Acari: Prostigmata: Bdelloidea)
JACOB DEN HEYER & TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO (Brazil)
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Monograph
Zootaxa 1831: 1-530 (30 Jul. 2008) 2 plates; 4557 references                        Accepted: 12 Feb. 2008
Arthropods of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti):
A checklist and bibliography
DANIEL E. PEREZ-GELABERT
(USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 1829: 1-30 (25 Jul. 2008) 26 plates; 43 references                            Accepted: 24 Jun. 2008
Aceria (Acarina: Eriophyoidea) in Taiwan: five new species and plant abnormalities caused by sixteen species
KUN-WEI HUANG (R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1829: 31-51 (25 Jul. 2008) 15 plates; 21 references                              Accepted: 2 Jul. 2008
Intraspecific morphological variation of Scutovertex sculptus Michael
(Acari: Oribatida: Scutoverticidae) and description of its juvenile stages
Tobias Pfingstl, Sylvia Schaffer, Ernst Ebermann & Gunther Krisper (Austria)
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Article
Zootaxa 1824: 17-27 (16 Jul. 2008) 3 plates; 28 references                              Accepted: 16 Jun. 2008
A new species of Weiseronyssus Samsinak 1962 (Acari: Mesostigmata:
Diplogyniidae) from Iran, with a key for genera
SHAHROOZ KAZEMI (Iran), HANS KLOMPEN (USA), MARIA L. MORAZA (Spain), KARIM KAMALI (Iran) & ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran)
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Article
Zootaxa 1820: 41-48 (9 Jul. 2008) 3 plates; 20 references                              Accepted: 16 Jun. 2008
Confocal microscopy applied to water mite taxonomy with the description of a new genus of Axonopsinae (Acari, Parasitengona, Hydrachnidia) from Central America

ANTONIO G. VALDECASAS (Spain)
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Article
Zootaxa 1820: 1-26 (9 Jul. 2008) 12 plates; 91 references                              Accepted: 4 Apr. 2008
Taxonomy of European Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) I.
Kunstidamaeus Miko, 2006, with comments on Damaeus sensu lato
Ladislav Miko (Belgium) & Jan Mourek (Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 1809: 49-60 (25 Jun. 2008) 4 plates; 41 references                              Accepted: 8 May 2008
Descriptions of two Copidognathus halacarid mites (Acari, Halacaridae) from Zanzibar, Tanzania

TAPAS CHATTERJEE (India), MARLEEN DE TROCH (Belgium) & BENNY K. K. CHAN (R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1788: 57-65 (9 Jun. 2008) 10 plates; 11 references                              Accepted: 7 May 2008
A new genus and species of mites of the family Caraboacaridae
(Acari: Heterostigmata) associated with carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Iran
HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR (Iran), ALEXANDER KHAUSTOV (Ukraine), KARIM KAMALI (Iran), ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran) & HASHEM KAMALI (Iran)
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Article
Zootaxa 1786: 1-18 (9 Jun. 2008) 9 plates; 25 references                              Accepted: 29 Apr. 2008
New species of ptyctimous mites (Acari, Oribatida) from Borneo and Sumatra

WOJCIECH NIEDBALA (Poland)
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Article
Zootaxa 1771: 54-62 (19 May 2008) 4 plates; 22 references                              Accepted: 18 Apr. 2008
A new genus, with a new species, from Brazil (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae)

TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO & JACOB DEN HEYER (Brazil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1770: 65-68 (16 May 2008) 1 plates; 9 references                              Accepted: 15 Apr. 2008
A new species of Paraseiulus Muma from Iran with a key to the known species (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)

FARID FARAJI (The Netherlands), MAHDI JALAEIAN (Iran) & JAMES A. MCMURTRY (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 1768: 52-60 (14 May 2008) 3 plates; 11 references                              Accepted: 20 Mar. 2008
False spider mites of the genus Pentamerismus McGregor (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Iran

MOHAMMAD KHANJANI (Iran) & TETSUO GOTOH (Japan)
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Monograph
Zootaxa 1765: 1-75 (7 May 2008) 49 plates; 96 references                              Accepted: 26 Feb. 2008
Morphological characteristics of water mite larvae of the genus Arrenurus Duges, 1834, with notes on the phylogeny of the genus and an identification key
ANDRZEJ ZAWAL (Poland)
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Article
Zootaxa 1758: 1-28 (28 Apr. 2008) 19 plates; 10 references                              Accepted: 8 Apr. 2008
Studies on water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from the Himalayas, I. The water mite genus Feltria Koenike, with descriptions of eight new species

VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia) & ARNE PANESAR (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 1756: 1-48 (24 Apr. 2008) 13 plates; 83 references                              Accepted: 26 Mar. 2008
Eriophyoid mite fauna (Acari: Eriophyoidea) of Gansu Province, northwestern China with descriptions of twelve new species

ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1756: 62-68 (24 Apr. 2008) 3 plates; 7 references                              Accepted: 14 Mar. 2008
A new species of the genus Parawenhoekia (Acari: Chyzeriidae)
from Montenegro
ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran), Vladimir Pesic (Montenegro) & Masoud Hakimitabar (Iran)
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Article
Zootaxa 1750: 53-58 (16 Apr. 2008) 2 plates; 7 references                              Accepted: 9 Jan. 2008
A new species of Heteroparasitus Juvara-Bals 1975 from Karavanke, Austria (Acari: Parasitidae)

WOJCIECH WITALINSKI (Poland)
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Article
Zootaxa 1731: 42-50 (25 Mar. 2008) 4 plates; 18 references                           Accepted: 15 Feb. 2008
A new cunaxid genus with descriptions of two new species from Brazil
(Acari: Prostigmata: Bdelloidea: Cunaxidae)
JACOB DEN HEYER & TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 1731: 51-62 (25 Mar. 2008) 8 plates; 29 references                          Accepted: 14 Feb. 2008
Subfamilial affiliation of Neoscirula (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) and descriptions of three new species of this genus from Brazil

JACOB DEN HEYER & TATIANE MARIE MARTINS GOMES DE CASTRO (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 1729: 49-60 (20 Mar. 2008) 2 plates; 50 references                           Accepted: 18 Feb. 2008
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) of the subfamilies Phytoseiinae Berlese and Typhlodrominae Wainstein from Peru, with descriptions of two new species

ALBERTO DANIEL GUANILO (BRAZIL), GILBERTO JOSE DE MORAES (BRAZIL) & MARKUS KNAPP (KENYA)
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Article
Zootaxa 1726: 18-32 (12 Mar. 2008) 2 plates; 55 references                           Accepted: 5 Feb. 2008
Genetic Relationship between the Carmine Spider Mite Tetranychus cinnabarinus (Boisduval) and the Two-spotted Mite T. urticae Koch in China Based on the mtDNA COI and rDNA ITS2 Sequences

LIN XIE, RONG-RONG XIE, KAI-JUN ZHANG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1721: 35-52 (7 Mar. 2008) 8 plates; 28 references                              Accepted: 5 Feb. 2008
Eight new species of the genus Aculus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae) from China

XIAO-FENG XUE, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1719: 41-52 (5 Mar. 2008) 7 plates; 29 references                              Accepted: 25 Jan. 2008
Glaucalges tytonis sp. n. (Analgoidea, Xolalgidae) from the barn owl Tyto alba (Strigiformes, Tytonidae): compiling morphology with DNA barcode data for taxon descriptions in mites (Acari)
JACEK DABERT (Poland), RAINER EHRNSBERGER (Germany) & MIROSLAWA DABERT (Poland)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1717: 68 (3 Mar. 2008) 0 plates; 9 references                              Accepted: 4 Feb. 2007
Apocaligonellidus nom. nov. for Echinopsis Fan & Chen, 1996, preoccupied (Acari: Prostigmata: Raphignathoidea: Xenocaligonellididae)
Q.-H. FAN & Y. CHEN (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1698: 41-48 (5 Feb. 2008) 4 plates; 22 references                              Accepted: 20 Dec. 2007
Two new species of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
associated with Elaeagnaceae in Turkey
EVSEL DENIZHAN
(Turkey), ROSITA MONFREDA (Italy), ENRICO DE LILLO (Italy) & SULTAN COBANOGLU (Turkey)
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Article
Zootaxa 1693: 62-68 (31 Jan. 2008) 2 plates; 13 references                              Accepted: 6 Dec. 2007
Revision of the genus Rutacarus (Acari, Parasitengona, Hydrachnidia) with the description of a new species from Central America

ANTONIO G. VALDECASAS (Spain)
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Article
Zootaxa 1687: 1-34 (23 Jan. 2008) 19 plates; 33 references                              Accepted: 7 Dec. 2007
Phytoseiid mites of the tribe Paraseiulini Wainstein (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from sub-Saharan Africa
GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil), IGNACE D. ZANNOU (Brazil), EDDIE A. UECKERMANN (S. Africa), ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), RACHID HANNA (Benin) & JOHN S. YANINEK (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 1685: 1-37 (21 Jan. 2008) 18 plates; 35 references                              Accepted: 14 Dec. 2007
A new genus of flower-dwelling melicharid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata:
Ascoidea) phoretic on bats and insects in Costa Rica and Brazil
EVERT E. LINDQUIST (Canada) & MARIA L. MORAZA
(Spain)
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Article
Zootaxa 1685: 38-46 (21 Jan. 2008) 3 plates; 4 references                              Accepted: 19 Nov. 2007
Stygomomonia (S.) manchurica, a new species of water mite
(Acari: Hydrachnidia: Momoniidae) from the Far East of Russia
KSENIA A. SEMENCHENKO
(Russia)
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Article
Zootaxa 1674: 1-26 (7 Jan. 2008) 11 plates; 19 references                              Accepted: 26 Oct. 2007
Australian Unionicola (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Unionicolidae), with
the description of two new subgenera and eight new species
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Article
Zootaxa 1668: 363-380 (21 Dec. 2007) 3 plates;  69 references                      Accepted: 13 Nov. 2007
The smaller arachnid orders: diversity, descriptions and distributions from Linnaeus to the present (1758 to 2007)
MARK S. HARVEY (Australia)
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Zootaxa 1665: 1-17 (19 Dec. 2007)  9 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 17 Nov. 2007
Mixturopoda
Baker and Monson, a new genus of the uropodine family Metagynuridae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from the British Isles
ANNE S. BAKER & FRANK D. MONSON (UK)
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Zootaxa 1662: 35-43 (17 Dec. 2007)  2 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 7 Nov. 2007
Detection, extraction, and collection of eriophyoid mites
ROSITA Monfreda, GIORGIO Nuzzaci & ENRICO de Lillo (Italy)
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Article
Zootaxa 1658: 1-20 (11 Dec. 2007)  10 plates; 40 references                            Accepted: 11 Nov. 2007
Phytoseiid mites of the subfamily Phytoseiinae (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from sub-Saharan Africa
EDDIE A. UECKERMANN (South Africa), IGNACE D. ZANNOU (Brazil), GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil), ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), RACHID HANNA (West Africa) & JOHN S. YANINEK (USA)
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Zootaxa 1646: 1-15 (26 Nov. 2007)  12 plates; 10 references                            Accepted: 1 Nov. 2007
Four new species of Xenotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from Brazil
ANTONIO C. LOFEGO (Brazil), GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil) & RONALD OCHOA (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 1646: 51-58 (26 Nov. 2007)  4 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 30 Oct. 2007
Five species of spider mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Tetranychidae) from Japan with descriptions of two new species
SHOZO EHARA & TETSUO GOTOH (Japan)
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Article
Zootaxa 1635: 63-68 (12 Nov. 2007)  2 plates; 19 references                            Accepted: 8 Oct. 2007
A new species and new records of syringophilid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae) from birds of Jordan
ELIZA GLOWSKA
(Poland), MACIEJ SKORACKI (Poland) & FARES KHOURLY (Jordan)
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Article
Zootaxa 1628: 1-22 (2 Nov. 2007)  5 plates; 63 references                            Accepted: 17 Sep. 2007
Phytoseiid mites of the tribes Afroseiulini, Kampimodromini and Phytoseiulini, and complementary notes on mites of the tribes Euseiini and Neoseiulini (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from sub-Saharan Africa
GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil), IGNACE D. ZANNOU (Brazil), EDDIE A. UECKERMANN (South Africa), ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), JOHN S. YANINEK (USA) & RACHID HANNA (West Africa)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1621: 65-67 (23 Oct. 2007)  0 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 20 Sep. 2007
Nomenclatural notes on the names Gaeolaelaps and Geolaelaps (Acari: Laelapidae)
R. B. HALLIDAY (Australia) & E. E. LINDQUIST (Canada)
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Article
Zootaxa 1614: 1-16 (15 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 5 Sep. 2007
Six new species of Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China
XIAO-FENG XUE, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1613: 45-56 (12 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 12 Sep. 2007
First records of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Bhutan, with description of two new species
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Article
Zootaxa 1591: 39-66 (21 Sep. 2007)  15 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 15 Aug. 2007
The Dyobelba tectopediosa species-group (Acari: Oribatida: Damaeidae) from the Southeastern USA, with a key to world species of Dyobelba and notes on their distribution
Badamdorj Bayartogtokh (Mongolia) & Roy A. Norton (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 1587: 53-59 (17 Sep. 2007)  3 plates; 11 references                            Accepted: 14 Aug. 2007
A new genus and three new species of Phyllocoptinae (Acari: Eriophyidae) from South China
DE-WEI LI, GUO-QUAN WANG & SUI-GAI WEI (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1553: 47-58 (20 Aug. 2007) 0 plates; 41 references                            Accepted: 12 Jun. 2007
The Ixodes (Acari: Ixodidae) of Mexico: parasite-host and host-parasite checklists
CARMEN GUZMAN-CORNEJO (Mexico), RICHARD G. ROBBINS (USA) & TILA M. PEREZ (Mexico)
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Article
Zootaxa 1551: 61-68 (15 Aug. 2007) 8 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 5 Jul. 2007
Two new species of oppioid mites from Turkey (Acari: Oribatida)
AYSE TOLUK (Turkey)
, NUSRET AYYILDIZ (Turkey) & LUIS S. SUBIAS (Spain)
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Article
Zootaxa 1550: 1-47 (15 Aug. 2007) 25 plates; 74 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2007
Phytoseiid mites of the subtribe Amblyseiina (Acari: Phytoseiidae: Amblyseiini) from sub-Saharan Africa
IGNACE D. ZANNOU (Brazil), GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil), EDDIE A. UECKERMANN (South Africa), ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), JOHN S. YANINEK (USA) & RACHID HANNA (West Africa)
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Zootaxa 1545: 17-31 (9 Aug. 2007) 8 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 16 Mar. 2007
Three new species of Neoscirula (Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from a Tropical dry forest in Jalisco, Mexico
BLANCA E. MEJIA-RECAMIER & JOSE G. PALACIOS-VARGAS (Mexico)
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Article
Zootaxa 1532: 1-21 (26 Jul. 2007) 0 plates; 227 references                            Accepted: 25 Jun. 2007
Checklist of the mites (Arachnida: Acari) of Turkey. Second supplement
ORHAN ERMAN, MUHLIS OZKAN, NUSRET AYYILDIZ & SALIH DOGAN (Turkey)
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Article
Zootaxa 1531: 63-68 (23 Jul. 2007) 4 plates; 4 references                            Accepted: 18 Jun. 2007
A new species of Trombidium (Acari: Trombidiidae) from East Azarbaijan province, Iran
ALIREZA SABOORI & KARIM HADDAD IRANI-NEJAD (Iran)
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Article
Zootaxa 1525: 19-30 (12 Jul. 2007) 5 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 8 Jun. 2007
Five new species of the genus Tegolophus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae: Anthocoptini) from China
XIAO-FENG XUE, ZI-WEI SONG & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1523: 65-68 (9 Jul. 2007) 1 plates; 7 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2007
A
nomaloppia mazandaranica (Acari: Oribatida: Oppiidae) n. sp. from Iran
MOHAMMAD ALI AKRAMI (Iran) & LUIS S. SUBIAS (Spain)
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Article
Zootaxa 1520: 57-68 (5 Jul. 2007) 4 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 1 Jun. 2007
Four new species and a new name in the genus Rhyncaphytoptus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Diptilomiopidae) from China
ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1517: 1-52 (28 Jun. 2007) 34 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 16 Jun. 2007
Allotanaupodidae, a new family of early derivative Parasitengona (Acari: Prostigmata)
ZHI-QIANG ZHANG (New Zealand)& QING-HAI FAN (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 1509: 31-39 (18 Jun. 2007) 4 plates; 8 references                            Accepted: 7 May 2007
Olopachys
(Olopachylaella) gronychi subgen. nov., sp. nov., a new species of mite from Bulgaria (Acari: Mesostigmata: Pachylaelapidae)
PETER MASAN (Slovakia)
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Article
Zootaxa 1509: 41-50 (18 Jun. 2007) 3 plates; 7 references                            Accepted: 2 May 2007
Water mite species of the genus Hydrodroma Koch (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hydrodromidae) from Australia. Part II
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia) & HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Article
Zootaxa 1509: 51-60 (18 Jun. 2007) 4 plates; 39 references                            Accepted: 5 May 2007
Notes on the genus Eotetranychus (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Italy and France with a redescription of Eotetranychus fraxini Reck, new record for Italy and Western Europe
ALAIN MIGEON (France), VALERIA MALAGNINI (Italy), MARIA NAVAJAS(Italy) & CARLO DUSO (Italy)
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Article
Zootaxa 1501: 57-63 (7 Jun. 2007) 8 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 27 Apr. 2007
A new species of Hexabdella (Acari: Bdellidae) from Brazil
FABIO A. HERNANDES, RODRIGO D. DAUD & REINALDO J.F. FERES (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 1485: 59-68 (28 May 2007) 3 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 7 May 2007
New mites of the genus Pachyseius Berlese from Bulgaria (Acari: Pachylaelapidae)
PETER MAŠÁN & IVAN MIHÁL (Slovakia)
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Article
Zootaxa 1484: 51-68 (28 May 2007) 6 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 19 Feb. 2007
Ascid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae) from Costa Rican hummingbirds (Aves: Trochilidae), with description of three new species and a key to the Proctolaelaps belemensis species group
FRANTISEK DUSBABEK (Czech Republic), IVAN LITERAK (Czech Republic), MIROSLAV CAPEK (Czech Republic) & MARTIN HAVLICEK (Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 1480: 1-55 (24 May 2007) 29 plates; 22 references                            Accepted: 3 Apr. 2007
Revision of the Fedrizziidae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Fedrizzioidea)
OWEN D. SEEMAN (Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 1473: 45-68 (14 May 2007) 2 plates; 46 references                            Accepted: 4 Apr. 2007
A checklist of the water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) of Iran
VLADIMIR PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro) & ALIREZA SABOORI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 1472: 55-68 (14 May 2007) 5 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 3 Apr. 2007
Oribatid mites of the family Astegistidae (Acari: Oribatida) in Mongolia
BADAMDORJ BAYARTOGTOKH (Mongalia)
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Article
Zootaxa 1464: 45-63 (3 May 2007) 10 plates; 20 references                             Accepted: 19 Mar. 2007
Taxonomic study on the family Nippobodidae (Acari: Oribatida) from China
JUN CHEN & HUI-FU WANG(P.R. China)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1464: 65-68 (3 May 2007) 3 plates; 13 references                             Accepted: 30 Mar. 2007
Zercon rafaljanus
sp. nov., a new zerconid mite (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconidae) from the United States of America
CZESLAW BLASZAK & IZA LANIECKA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1463: 47-54 (30 Apr. 2007) 1 plates; 18 references                             Accepted: 9 Mar. 2007
A new species of the genus Zercon (Acari, Zerconidae) from Turkey
RASIT URHAN (Turkey)

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Article
Zootaxa 1462: 61-68 (30 Apr. 2007) 3 plates; 9 references                             Accepted: 3 Apr. 2007
A new species of Ologamasus (Acari: Ologamasidae) from Brazil
E.S. SILVA (Brazil), G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil) & G.W. KRANTZ (USA)

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Zootaxa 1454: 1-26 (23 Apr. 2007) 0 plates; 111 references                             Accepted: 22 Jan. 2007
Checklist of raphignathoid mites (Acari: Raphignathoidea) of Turkey
SALIH DOGAN (Turkey)

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Zootaxa 1448: 41-68 (16 Apr. 2007) 1 plates; 158 references                             Accepted: 23 Feb. 2007
Terrestrial and Freshwater Invertebrate Fauna of the High Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard
STEPHEN JAMES COULSON (Norway)

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Zootaxa 1448: 1-39 (16 Apr. 2007) 22 plates; 61 references                             Accepted: 27 Feb. 2007
Species of the subtribes Arrenoseiina and Proprioseiopsina (Tribe Amblyseiini) and the tribe Typhlodromipsini (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from sub-Saharan Africa
GILBERTO J. DE MORAES (Brazil), IGNACE D. ZANNOU (Brazil), EDDIE A. UECKERMANN (South Africa),
ANIBAL R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), RACHID HANNA (Benin) & JOHN S. YANINEK (USA)
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Zootaxa 1445: 57-64 (9 Apr. 2007) 8 plates; 11 references                             Accepted:  8 Mar. 2007
Two new species of soil mites (Acari, Oribatida, Oppiidae and Machuellidae) from Turkey
S
ULE BARAN & NUSRET AYYILDIZ  (Turkey)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1445: 65-68 (9 Apr. 2007) 1 plates; 7 references                             Accepted:  20 Feb. 2007
A new species of Amblyseius Berlese (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Brazil
PETERSON R. DEMITE, ANTONIO C. LOFEGO & REINALDO J. F. FERES  (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1435: 41-49 (29 Mar. 2007) 4 plates; 14 references                          Accepted: 13 Feb. 2007
Halacarid mites (Acari: Halacaridae) from Esperance (Western Australia), description of two new Copidognathus species
ILSE BARTSCH (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1429: 39-53 (22 Mar. 2007) 7 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 12 Feb. 2007
Description of seven new species in the genus Diptacus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyoidea:
Diptilomiopidae: Diptilomiopinae) from northwestern China
ZI-WEI SONG, XIAO-FENG XUE & XIAO-YUE HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1426: 63-67 (15 Mar. 2007) 2 plates; 14 references                          Accepted: 31 Jan. 2007
Two new species of Disella (Eriophyidae: Nothopodinae: Nothopodini) from
South China
G.-Q. WANG, D.-W. LI, S.-G. WEI (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1425: 29-33 (15 Mar. 2007) 2 plates; 5 references                            Accepted: 30 Jan. 2007
Two new taxa in the Eriophyidae (Acari, Prostigmata) from the Brazilian fauna
CARLOS H. W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 1409: 68 (19 Feb. 2007)  3 references                                                Accepted: 28 Jan. 2007
Replacement name for a homonym in Typhlodromus Scheuten (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
A.C. LOFEGO & R.J.F. FERES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1406: 17-24 (12 Feb. 2007)  7 plates; 9 references                         Accepted: 16 Nov. 2006
Redescription of C. Willmann's Holarctic species of the genus Trhypochthonius (Acari: Oribatida: Trhypochthoniidae)
A. SZYWILEWSKA-SZCZYKUTOWICZ & Z. OLSZANOWSKI (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1406: 1-15 (12 Feb. 2007)  7 plates; 20 references                          Accepted: 27 Dec. 2006
Seven new species of the genus Epitrimerus Nalepa (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China
X.-F. XUE, Z.-W. SONG & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1395: 33-58 (22 Jan. 2007)  5 plates; 43 references                        Accepted: 12 Dec. 2006
Surveys for natural enemies of the tomato red spider mite Tetranychus evansi (Acari: Tetranychidae) in north-eastern and south-eastern Brazil
K. K.M. FIABOE (Kenya), M.G.C. GONDIM Jr. (Brazil), G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil), C.K.P.O. OGOL (Kenya) & M. KNAPP (Uganda)
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Zootaxa 1391: 57-68 (15 Jan. 2007)  4 plates; 26 references                         Accepted: 14 Nov. 2006
Five new species and a new record of the genus Aculops Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China
X.-F. XUE, Z.-W. SONG & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1389: 31-44 (11 Jan. 2007)  7 plates; 8 references                         Accepted: 24 Nov. 2006
Water mite species of the genus Hydrodroma Koch (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hydrodromidae) from Australasia. Part I
V. PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro) & H. SMIT ( The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 1389: 1-30 (11 Jan. 2007)  84 references                                           Accepted: 15 Nov. 2006
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) associated with palm trees
D. Navia, M.G.FC.G. Junior & G.J. de Moraes (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1387: 47-57 (8 Jan. 2007) 5 plates; 21 references                              Accepted: 9 Nov. 2006
A new species of Ophiomegistus Banks (Acari: Paramegistidae) from Papua New Guinea
H. KLOMPEN & C.C. AUSTIN (USA)
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Zootaxa 1386: 39-46 (4 Jan. 2007) 3 plates; 8 references                          Accepted: 14 Nov. 2006
Three new species of Phyllocoptinae mites (Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) associated with ornamental plants in Brazil
D. NAVIA & C.H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1386: 31-38 (4 Jan. 2007) 5 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 20 Nov. 2006
A new species of Paradiplogynium (Acari: Diplogyniidae) from Titanolabis colossea (Dohrn) (Dermaptera: Anisolabididae), Australia's largest earwig
O.D. SEEMAN (Australia)
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Zootaxa 1386: 19-29 (4 Jan. 2007) 4 plates; 26 references                          Accepted: 14 Nov. 2006
Combination of morphological characters and ITS-sequence to characterize a new species of Macrocheles (Acari: Macrochelidae)
J. NIOGRET, A. NICOT, E. DE STORDEUR & M. BERTRAND (France)
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Zootaxa 1386: 1-17 (4 Jan. 2007) 6 plates; 25 references                             Accepted: 14 Nov. 2006
Phylleremus n. gen., from leaves of deciduous trees in eastern Australia (Oribatida: Licneremaeoidea)
V.M. BEHAN-PELLETIER & D.E. WALTER
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2006  (56 papers) 3 papers  open access 

Zootaxa 1385: 53-66 (21 Dec. 2006) 2 plates; 84 references                          Accepted: 30 Nov. 2006
Bibliographic analysis of acarological papers published in Zootaxa
from 2001 to 2005, with a catalogue of described new taxa
Q.-H. FAN (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1368: 19-40 (30 Nov. 2006) 19 plates; 29 references                         Accepted: 7 Nov. 2006
New species of mites in the genera Uropoda, Crinitodiscus and Uroobovella from Turkey (Acari: Mesostigmata: Uropodidae, Urodinychidae)
D.A. BAL (Turkey) 
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Zootaxa 1366: 55-59 (27 Nov. 2006) 1 plate; 8 references                            Accepted: 31 Oct. 2006
A new species of Neoseiulella (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from the Macaronesian Region, Canary Islands
M.L. MORAZA & M.;.P. ESTÉVEZ (Sapin)
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Zootaxa 1359: 31-55 (16 Nov. 2006) 12 plates; 8 references                           Accepted: 11 Oct. 2006
Two new species of Tarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) associated with bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) from Crimea, Ukraine
W.L. MAGOWSKI (Poland) & A.A. KHAUSTOV (Russia)
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Zootaxa 1354: 57-61 (9 Nov. 2006) 1  plate; 9 references                                 Accepted: 6 Oct. 2006
A new species of Stigmaeus Koch (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from Northwest of Iran
K.H. IRANI-NEJAD, M. BAGHERI, M. KHANJANI, K. KAMALI & A. SABOORI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 1329: 29-37 (5 Oct. 2006)  5 plates; 38 references                         Accepted:  30 Aug. 2006
Two new species of Veigaia Oudemans (Acari : Veigaiidae) from India
A.K. BHATTACHARYYA (India)
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Zootaxa 1320: 15-27 (25 Sept. 2006) 6 plates; 13  references                      Accepted:  21 Aug. 2006
New mites of the genus Holoparasitus Oudemans, 1936 from northern Austria and Karavanke (Acari: Parasitidae)
W. WITALIŃSKI (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1309: 1-23 (7 Sept. 2006)  12 plates; 35  references                       Accepted:  22 Aug. 2006
Camerobia and Neophyllobius (Acari: Prostigmata: Camerobiidae) from Australia, with the descriptions of two new species
Q.-H. FAN (P.R.China)& D.E. WALTER (Canada)
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Zootaxa 1304: 61-68 (28 Aug. 2006)  3 plates; 15  references                       Accepted:  15 Aug. 2006
A new eriophyoid mite species (Acari: Eriophyoidea) on Picea abies (Pinaceae)
M. LEWANDOWSKI (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1303: 35-43 (28 Aug. 2006)  4 plates; 12  references                        Accepted:  1 Aug. 2006
A new genus and four new species of Phyllocoptinae (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from China
D.-W. LI, S.-G. WEI & G.-Q. WANG (P.R.China)
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Zootaxa 1299: 45-55 (21 Aug. 2006) 7 plates; 4 references                            Accepted:  7 Jul. 2006
A new genus and species of tarsonemid mite (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from Brazil
A. C. LOFEGO & R.J.F. FERES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1294: 1-27 (14 Aug. 2006) 4 plates; 108 references                         Accepted:  19 Jul. 2006
New records of phytoseiid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) from the French Antilles, with description of Neoseiulus cecileae sp. nov.
S. KREITER, M.-S. TIXIER & J. ETIENNE (France)
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ootaxa 1279: 1-42 (3 Aug. 2006) 16 plates; 16 references                              Accepted:  2 Jun. 2006
North American species of Diamphidaxona (Acari: Hydrachnida: Hygrobatidae)
I.M. SMITH (Canada) & D.R. COOK (USA)
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Zootaxa 1276: 47-53 (31 Jul. 2006) 2 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 7 Jul. 2006
Some zerconid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconidae) from Kosovo (Serbia-Montenegro) with description of Zercon kosovina sp. nov.
J. KONTSCHÁN (Hungary)
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Zootaxa 1276: 55-68 (31 Jul. 2006) 3 plates; 27 references                              Accepted: 5 Jul. 2006
Larval morphology of Arrenurus cuspidifer Piersig, A. claviger Koenike, and A. latus Barrois & Moniez (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
A. ZAWAL (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1275: 31-41 (31 Jul. 2006) 3 plates; 18 references                              Accepted: 3 Jul. 2006
A new genus and three new species of Phyllocoptini (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from the Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi Province, northwestern China
X.-F. XUE, Z.-W. SONG & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1259: 61-68 (14 Jul. 2006)  5 plates; 15 references                         Accepted: 20 Jun. 2006
First record of Simognathus (Acari: Halacaridae) from Mexico, including the description of a new species
GERARDO RIVAS (Brazil) 
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Zootaxa 1255: 1-15 (10 Jul. 2006)  5 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 30 May 2006
New species of zerconid mites from southern Europe and the Macaronesian region (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconidae)
M.L. MORAZA (Spain) 
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Zootaxa 1252: 37-47 (6 Jul. 2006) 4 plates; 15 references                              Accepted: 10 Apr. 2006
A new feather mite, Aetacarus elanoides sp. n. (Acari: Gabuci-niidae), from the Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus (Linnaeus) (Falconiformes: Accipitridae; Perninae)
H. PROCTOR (Canada), G. ZIMMERMAN (USA) & K. MEYER (USA) 
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Zootaxa 1249: 1-22 (3 Jul. 2006) 9 plates; 20 references                                 Accepted: 6 Jun. 2006
A taxonomic study of the genus Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae: Anthocoptini) from Shaanxi Province, China with descriptions of nine new species
X.-F. XUE, Z.-W. SONG & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China) 
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Zootaxa 1237: 1-18 (19 Jun. 2006) 8 plates; 25 references                             Accepted: 5 May 2006
A new genus and species of phytoseiid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) from southern Tunisia, with discussion of its phylogenetic position
S. KREITER & M.-S. TIXIER (France) 
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Zootaxa 1235: 49-61 (19 Jun. 2006) 6 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 4 May 2006
Two new species of the feather mite subfamily Pterodectinae (Acari: Astigmata: Proctophyllodidae) from Brazil
F.A. HERNANDES & M.P. VALIM (Brazil) 
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Zootaxa 1225: 1-19 (5 Jun. 2006) 7 plates; 26 references                                   Accepted: 6 Apr. 2006
Six new species of Rhyncaphytoptinae from northwestern China (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Diptilomiopidae)
X.-F. XUE, Z.-W. SONG & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China) 
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Zootaxa 1223: 55-64 (5 Jun. 2006) 6 plates; 1 reference                                  Accepted: 28 Apr. 2006
Platysetosus occultus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus and species of mite from Tasmania (Acari: Uropodina)
M. DYLEWSKA (Poland), J. BLOSZYK (Poland) & R. B. HALLIDAY (Australia) 
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Zootaxa 1221: 25-28 (1 Jun. 2006) 1 plate; 5 references                                 Accepted: 20 Apr. 2006
A new species of Typhlodromus Scheuten (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Brazil
A.C. LOFEGO & R.J.F. FERES (Brazil) 
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Zootaxa 1221: 63-68 (1 Jun. 2006) 1 plate; 10 references                                Accepted: 28 Apr. 2006
A new species of Dendroseius Karg from Iran (Acari: Rhodacaridae), with a key to the known species
F. FARAJI (The Netherlands), H. SAKENIN-CHELAV & W. KARG (Germany) 
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Zootaxa 1219: 1-45 (30 May 2006) 37 plates; 53 references                          Accepted: 21 Jan. 2006
Two new species of Cilliba von Heyden from Poland, with discussion of the Cilliba cassidea (Hermann) species complex (Acari: Mesostigmata: Uropodina: Cillibidae)
J. BLOSZYK (Poland), M. STACHOWIAK (Poland) & B. HALLIDAY (Australia) 
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Zootaxa 1211: 35-51 (24 May 2006) 11 plates; 11 references                        Accepted: 20 Apr. 2006
Austrostigmaeus gen. n. (Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae), with the description of a new species from Australia
Q.-H. FAN (P.R. China) & J.J. BEARD (Australia) 
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Zootaxa 1208: 25-35 (22 May 2006)  3 plates; 21 references                        Accepted: 10 Mar. 2006
New species and records of Arrenurus from the Paraná river, Argentina (Acari: Parasitengona: Arrenuridae)
ROSSO de FERRADÁS, B. (Argentina) 
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Zootaxa 1204: 1-30 (18 May 2006)  5 plates; 33 references                            Accepted: 19 Apr. 2006
Eriophyoid mite fauna from Henan Province, central China (Acari: Eriophyoidea) with descriptions of five new species
X.-F. XUE & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China) 
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Zootaxa 1198: 53-68 (11 May 2006)  5 plates; 10 references                         Accepted: 31 Mar. 2006
Water mite species of the genus Atractides Koch (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) from Turkey, with a description of one new species
V. PESIC (Serbia) & O. ERMAN (Turkey) 
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Zootaxa 1196: 63-68 (8 May 2006)  2 plates; 19 references                           Accepted: 25 Mar. 2006
Two new species of Neophyllobius (Acari: Camerobiidae) from Turkey
M. AKYOL & K. KOÇ (Turkey) 
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Zootaxa 1194: 57-68 (4 May 2006) 2 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 13 Mar. 2006
Morphology of larval stages of Arrenurus cuspidator (O. F. Müller) and A. maculator (O. F. Müller) (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
A. ZAWAL (Poland) 
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Zootaxa 1175: 43-54 (19 Apr. 2006) 3 plates; 9 references                              Accepted: 15 Feb. 2006
New species of palaearctic Euphthiracaridae (Acari, Oribatida)
W. NIEDBALA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1175: 55-68 (19 Apr. 2006) 5 plates; 4 references                             Accepted: 17 Feb. 2006
New species of palaearctic Oribotritiidae (Acari, Oribatida)
W. NIEDBALA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1167: 31-45 (6 Apr. 2006) 5 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 14 Feb. 2006
A review of Chinese Phyllocoptes Nalepa (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) with descriptions of five new species
Z.-W. SONG, X.-F. XUE & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1165: 33-46 (3 Apr. 2006) 1 plate; 51 references                              Accepted: 28 Feb. 2006
The two-spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae Koch and the carmine spider mite Tetranychus cinnabarinus (Boisduval) in China mixed in their Wolbachia phylogenetic tree
L. XIE, H. MIAO & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1160: 29-36 (27 Mar. 2006) 4 plates; 22 references                           Accepted: 17 Feb. 2006
A new genus of Stigmaeidae (Acari: Prostigmata) from Okinawa Island
S. EHARA (Japan) & E.A. UECKERMANN (S. Africa)
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Zootaxa 1160: 37-47 (27 Mar. 2006) 5 plates; 15 references                           Accepted: 3 Feb. 2006
A new species of water mite (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) from the mantle cavity of the prosobranch gastropod Potadoma moerchi (Reeve) (Streptoneura: Thiaridae) in Nigeria
T. GLEDHILL (UK) & O. AGBOLADE (Nigeria)
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Zootaxa 1160: 49-55 (27 Mar. 2006) 3 plates; 9 references                            Accepted: 3 Feb. 2006
A new species of Passalozetes (Acari: Oribatida) from the Andes mountains of Argentina
P.A. MARTINEZ  & A.C. HERRERO (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 1160: 57-68 (27 Mar. 2006) 4 plates; 36 references                            Accepted: 23 Feb. 2006
Four new species of Diptilomiopinae from China (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Diptilomiopidae)
X.-F. XUE, Z.-W. SONG & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1156: 51-64 (23 Mar. 2006) 2 plates; 16 references                       Accepted: 10 Feb. 2006
Observations on the quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) from charadriiform birds
M. SKORACKI (Poland), J. DABERT (Poland) & R. SCHMASCHKE (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1152: 1-43 (17 Mar. 2006) 31 plates; 22 references                          Accepted: 20 Feb. 2006
Revision of Tyroborus Oudemans, 1924 (Acari: Astigmata: Acaridae)
Q.-H. FAN (P.R. China) & Z.-Q. ZHANG (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 1152: 59-68 (17 Mar. 2006) 3 plates; 5 references                            Accepted: 16 Jan. 2006
New records of the water mite genus Arrenurus from Iran, with the description of two new species from Iran and Cyprus (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Arrenuridae)
H. SMIT (The Netherlands) & V. PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 1151: 27-39 (14 Mar. 2006) 6 plates; 25 references                        Accepted: 21 Jan. 2006
A new species of Mediolata Canestrini from Spain (Acari: Stigmaeidae), re-description of M. chanti and a key to the known species of Mediolata
F. FARAJI  (The Netherlands) & E.A. UECKERMANN (S. Africa)
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Zootaxa 1141: 63-68 (8 Mar. 2006) 3 plates; 6 references                               Accepted: 26 Jan. 2006
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) on Trochodendron aralioides (Trochodendraceae) from Taiwan
K.-W. HUANG (P. China)
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Zootaxa 1138: 1-44 (2 Mar. 2006) 13 plates; 54 references                              Accepted: 5 Jan. 2006
On the morphology and classification of larval water mites (Hydrachnidia, Acari) from springs in Luxembourg
P. MARTIN (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1138: 45-51 (2 Mar. 2006) 2 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 13 Jan. 2006
Two new species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from southeastern Brazil
N.C. MESA (Brazil), G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil) & R. OCHOA (USA)
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Zootaxa 1135: 57-68 (27 Feb. 2006) 5 plates; 12 references                           Accepted: 10 Jan. 2006
Tetrabdella neotropica (Acari: Bdellidae), a new genus and species from Brazil
F.A. HERNANDES & R.J.F. FERES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1133: 45-59 (23 Feb. 2006) 8 plates; 22 references                           Accepted: 16 Jan. 2006
Water mites of the genus Torrenticola Piersig, 1896 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae) from Iran, with description of two new species
V. PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro), A. SABOORI (Iran), M. ASADI (Iran), R. VAFAEI (Iran) & E. SANATGAR (Iran)
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Zootaxa 1132: 31-49 (20 Feb. 2006) 9 plates; 10 references                             Accepted: 4 Jan. 2006
Trichouropoda turcicaovalis sp. nov., a new uropodine mite (Acari: Mesostigmata: Trematuridae) from Turkey
D.A. BAL  & M. OZKAN  (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 1125: 57-68 (10 Feb. 2006) 8 plates; 7 references                              Accepted: 23 Dec. 2005
Three new species of Tenuipalpus Donnadieu (Acari, Tenuipalpidae) from the State of Săo Paulo, Brazil
R.J.F. FERES & F.A. HERNANDES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1121: 1-52 (2 Feb. 2006) 37 plates; 18 references                             Accepted: 19 Jan. 2006
A review of the genus Tycherobius (Acari: Camerobiidae), with descriptions of four new species from Australia
Q.-H. FAN (P.R. China) & D.E. WALTER (Canada)
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Zootaxa 1120: 41-49 (2 Feb. 2006) 2 plates; 13 references                             Accepted: 16 Dec. 2005
A new species and new record of Rhombognathus from Singapore (Acari: Halacaridae)
I. BARTSCH (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1114: 1-52 (27 Jan. 2006) 24 plates; 39 references                        Accepted: 22 Dec. 2005
Phytoseiid mites of the subtribes Typhlodromalina and Euseiina (Acari: Phytoseiidae: Euseiini) from sub-Saharan Africa
G.J. DE MORAES  (Brazil), I.D. ZANNOU (Brazil), A.R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), J.S. YANINEK (USA) & R. HANNA (Benin)
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Zootaxa 1106: 1-24 (10 Jan. 2006) 132 references                                    Accepted: 1 Dec. 2005
An annotated checklist of mites (Arachnida: Acari) of Zambia
E.T. MWASE (Namibia) & A.S. BAKER (UK)
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2005 (28 papers) 1 paper  open access 

Zootaxa 1103: 27-39 (22 Dec. 2005) 6 plates; 11  references                         Accepted: 20 Oct. 2005
Two new species of the feather mite genus Dicrurobius Mironov, 2001 (Acari: Astigmata: Pteronyssidae) from drongos (Passeriformes: Dicruridae) in Africa
S. V. MIRONOV (Russia) & G. WAUTHY  (Belgium)
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Zootaxa 1093: 55-59 (8 Dec. 2005) 2 plates; 7 references                           Accepted: 8 Oct. 2005
Two new species of phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Cameroon, Central Africa
I. D. ZANNOU (Benin), C. ZUNDEL (Switzerland), R. HANNA (Benin) & GILBERTO JOSE de MORAES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1089: 49-56 (2 Dec. 2005) 4 plates; 11 references                             Accepted: 20 Oct. 2005
A new genus and species of Trombidiinae (Acari: Trombidiidae) described from larvae ectoparasitic on aphid from Iran
A. SABOORI, M. BAGHERI, K.H. IRANI-NEJAD, K. KAMALI  & M. KHANJANI  (Iran)
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Zootaxa 1083: 1-35 (18 Nov. 2005) 17 plates; 35 references                        Accepted: 12 Sept. 2005
New species and new occurrences of Copidognathus (Acari, Halacaridae) from the northern littoral zone of Săo Paulo State (Brazil)
A. R. PEPATO  & C. G. TIAGO (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1081: 61-68 (15 Nov. 2005) 7 plates; 11 references                        Accepted: 14 Oct. 2005
A new species of Pterodectes Robin, 1877 (Proctophyllodidae: Pterodectinae) from the pale-breasted thrush, Turdus leucomelas (Passeriformes: Turdidae)
F. A. HERNANDES & M. P. VALIM  (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1079: 11-64 (11 Nov. 2005) 15 plates; 139 references                    Accepted: 25 Sept. 2005
Predatory mites from crops and pastures in South Africa: potential natural enemies of redlegged earth mite Halotydeus destructor (Acari: Penthaleidae)
R. B. HALLIDAY (Australia)
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Zootaxa 1078: 41-58 (7 Nov. 2005) 5 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 21 Sept. 2005
A new genus and five new species of Eriophyoidea (Prostigmata) associated with palm trees from Brazilian Amazon
D. NAVIA  & C. H. W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1069: 47-60 (25 Oct. 2005) 9 plates; 13 references                           Accepted: 10 Sept. 2005
Crinitodiscus ozkani sp. n., a new uropodid mite from Turkey (Acari, Mesostigmata, Uropodidae)
D. A. BAL  (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 1067: 37-48 (21 Oct. 2005) 5 plates; 12 references                         Accepted: 28 Sept. 2005
Five new species of the genus Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from China
X.-F. XUE & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1061: 35-64 (11 Oct. 2005) 3 plates; 70 references                         Accepted: 23 Sept. 2005
On the taxonomy of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the Palaearctic, part 1: Hydrachnidae, Limnocharidae and Eylaidae
K. DAVIDS (The Netherlands), A. DI SABATINO (Italy), R. GERECKE (Germany), T. GLEDHILL (UK) & H. SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 1055: 49-59 (30 Sept. 2005) 5 plates; 7 references                           Accepted: 22 Sept. 2005
Five new species of Diptilomiopidae from China (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
X.-F. XUE & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1055: 60 (30 Sept. 2005
Erratum
X.-F. XUE & X.-Y. HONG
(P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1052: 21-28 (20 Sept. 2005) 2 plates; 14 references                       Accepted: 25 Aug. 2005
Neosyringophilopsis, a new genus of the subfamily Syringophilinae (Acari: Syringophilidae)
M. SKORACKI, B. SIKORA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1049: 49-68 (13 Sept. 2005) 66 references                                         Accepted: 18 Aug. 2005
Edaphic and plant inhabiting oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Cerrado and Mata Atlantica ecosystems in the State of Săo Paulo, southeast Brazil
A. R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil), R. A. NORTON (USA) & G. J. DE MORAES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1048: 37-44 (13 Sept. 2005) 2 plates; 7 references                           Accepted: 1 Sept. 2005
Two new species of Zetzellia Oudemans (Acari: Stigmaeidae) that threaten the concept of genera: disgeneric marriage?
F. A. HERNANDES & R. J.F. FERES  (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1046: 55-68 (8 Sept. 2005) 5 plates; 20 references                           Accepted: 23 Aug. 2005
On plant mites from Guadeloupe, with descriptions of four new species of Eriophyidae
C. H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil) & J. ETIENNE  (Guadeloupe)
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Zootaxa 1039: 1-17 (23 Aug. 2005) 9 plates; 8 references                               Accepted: 9 Aug. 2005
A new genus and eight new species of Phyllocoptini (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China
X.-F. XUE & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1037: 1-22 (19 Aug. 2005) 9 plates; 17 references                           Accepted: 12 Aug. 2005
A review of the Pomerantziidae (Acari: Prostigmata: Pomerantzioidea), with the description of a new genus
Q.-H. FAN  & Y. CHEN  (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 1037: 23-28 (19 Aug. 2005) 2 plates; 7 references                             Accepted: 14 Jul. 2005
A new eriophyoid mite in the genus Disella from Ilex paraguariensis in Brazil
D. NAVIA & C.H.W. FLECHTMAN  (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1036: 1-20 (15 Aug. 2005) 6 plates; 28 references                           Accepted:19 Jul. 2005
The genus Euryparasitus in North America (Mesostigmata: Euryparasitidae)
T. HAGELE, B. KAUFMAN, J.O. WHITAKER JR.  & H. KLOMPEN  (USA)
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Zootaxa 1036: 21-29 (15 Aug. 2005) 4 plates; 6 references                             Accepted: 6 Aug. 2005
Mediostigmaeus gen. n. (Acari: Stigmaeidae), with the description of a new species from the USA
Q.-H. FAN (P.R. China) & D.E. WALTER  (Canada)
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Zootaxa 1030: 49-60 (8 Aug. 2005) 3 plates; 26 references                            Accepted: 26 Jul. 2005
Water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from interstitial waters of Iran, with the description of one new species
V. PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro), A. SABOORI (Iran), M. ASADI (Iran) & R. VAFAEI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 1028: 1-22 (2 Aug. 2005) 12 plates; 12 references                           Accepted: 20 Jul. 2005
New Zealand species of Steneotarsonemus Beer (Acari: Tarsonemidae)
J.-Z. LIN (P.R. China) & Z.-Q. ZHANG (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 1019: 53-64 (19 Jul. 2005) 7 plates; 13 references                               Accepted: 6 Jul. 2005
Water mites of the genus Protzia Piersig, 1896 (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Hydryphantidae) from Iran 
V. PESIC
(Serbia and Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 1001: 17-30 (30 May 2005) 6 plates; 39 references                            Accepted: 6 May 2005
A new species of Gamasodes Oudemans from Australia (Acari: Parasitidae)
R. B. HALLIDAY (USA), D. E. WALTER (Canada) & M. POLAK (Poland)
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Zootaxa 994: 1-12 (25 May 2005) 4 plates; 10 references                              Accepted: 10 May 2005
Two new species of Agauopsis (Halacaridae, Acari) from Southeastern Brazil
A.R. PEPATO & C.G. TIAGO (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 992: 1-6 (25 May 2005) 2 plates; 6 references                                  Accepted:12 May 2005
A new species of Vittacus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from Qinling Area, Shaanxi Province, China
X.-F. XUE, Z.-W. SONG & X.-Y. HONG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 884: 1-5 (7 Mar. 2005) 2 plates; 8 references                                   Accepted: 21 Feb. 2005
A new spider mite species of Schizotetranychus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tetranychidae) from Quercus gilva in Japan
S. EHARA & K. OHASHI (Japan) 
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Zootaxa 823: 1-27 (17 Jan. 2005) 15 plates, 12 references                                 Accepted: 4 Jan. 2005
Some tarsonemid mites (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from the Brazilian "Cerrado" vegetation, with descriptions of three new species
A.C. LOFEGO (Brazil), R. OCHOA (USA) & G.J. MORAES (Brazil)
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2004 (27 papers; 818 pages) 2 papers  open access 

Zootaxa 763: 1-28 (10 December 2004) 18 plates; 19 references                          Accepted: 1 Dec. 2004
Revision of raphignathoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata) in the collection of H. Habeeb
Q.-H. FAN (P.R. China) & Z.-Q. ZHANG
(New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 755: 1-8 (7 December 2004) 3 plates; 9 references                             Accepted: 26 Oct. 2004
Description of species of the genera Actacarus and Scaptognathides (Acari: Halacaridae)
I. BARTSCH (Germany)
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Zootaxa 726: 1-8 (15 November 2004) 3 plates; 16 references                        Accepted: 9 Nov. 2004
New records of water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from Iran, with the description of a new species
VLADIMIR PESIC
(Serbia and Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 708: 1-11 (29 October 2004) 5 plates; 20 references                          Accepted: 21 Oct. 2004
Two new plant feeding mites from Brachiaria ruziziensis in citrus groves in Săo Paulo, Brazil and new distribution records of other plant mites in Brazil
C.H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 691: 1-6 (21 October 2004) 2 plates; 9 references                      Accepted: 11 Oct. 2004
Quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) from Aegithalos caudatus (Passeriformes: Aegithalidae)
M. SKORACKI & G. HEBDA  (Poland)
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Zootaxa 673: 1-10 (6 October 2004)  5 plates; 6 references                          Accepted: 28 Sept. 2004
Water mite species of the genus Monatractides K. Viets (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae) from Iran, with the description of two new species
V. PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro) & A. SABOORI
(Iran)
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Zootaxa 647: 1-20 (20 September 2004) 79 references                                 Accepted: 2 Sept. 2004
Ectoparasitic chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae, Leeuwenhoekiidae), lice (Phthiraptera), and Hemiptera (Cimicidae and Reduviidae) from South Carolina, U.S.A.
W.K. REEVES, L.A. DURDEN & W.J. WRENN
(USA)
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Zootaxa 629: 1-19 (3 September 2004) 4 plates; 48 references                      Accepted: 12 Aug. 2004
Phylogeny of infraorder Sejina (Acari: Mesostigmata)
M. LEKVEISHVILI & H. KLOMPEN (USA)
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Zootaxa 620: 1-7 (30 August 2004) 3 plates; 12 references                           Accepted: 16 Aug. 2004
A new species of Ameroseius (Mesostigmata : Ameroseiidae) from the Indian Thar Desert
A.K. BHATTACHARYYA
(India)
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Zootaxa 615: 1-16 (25 August 2004) 7 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 8 Aug. 2004
The genera Acaromantis and Simognathus (Simognathinae, Halacaridae) on the north coast of Săo Paulo State, Brazil
A.R. PEPATO & C.G. TIAGO
(Brazil)
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Zootaxa 611: 1-20 (23 August 2004) 8 plates; 6 references                        Accepted: 2 Aug. 2004
New genus and seven new species of Brazilian eriophyoid mites and redescription of Catachela machaerii Keifer (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea)
C.H.W. FLECHTMANN
(Brazil)
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Zootaxa 599: 1-4 (9 August 2004) 1 plate; 4 references                              Accepted: 28 July 2004
A new genus and a new species of phytoseiid mite (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from northeastern Brazil
K.K.M. FIABOE (Kenya), G.J. DE MORAES, M.G.C. GONDIM Jr
(Brazil)
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Zootaxa 588: 1-20 (30 July 2004) 17 plates; 24 references                              Accepted: 20 July 2004
Water mites from Pacific Islands (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
H. SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 583: 1-4 (27 July 2004)  1 plate; 10 references                                      Accepted: 14 July 2004
The first records of two cheyletid mites from Turkey: Chelotomimus (Hemicheyletia) wellsi (Baker, 1949) and Hypopicheyla elongata Volgin, 1969 (Acari: Cheyletidae)
S. DOGAN  & N. AYYILDIZ (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 547: 1-8 (21 June 2004)  4 plates, 9 references                               Accepted: 9 June 2004
Rediscovery and redescription of Tetranychus gigas (Acari, Prostigmata, Tetranychidae)
D. NÁVIA & C.H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 543: 1-4 (21 June 2004)  1 plate, 4 references                               Accepted: 2 June 2004
A new species of the genus Terpnacarus Grandjean (Acari: Terpnacaridae) from Egypt
F.M. MOMEN, A.A. SAYED & A.K. NASR
(Egypt)
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Zootaxa 527: 1-8 (26 May 2004)  5 plates, 10 references                               Accepted: 20 May 2004
Eriophyoid mites of Taiwan: description of three species of Calacarini from Hueysuen (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Phyllocoptinae)
K.-W. HUANG & C.-F. WANG
(R. China)
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Zootaxa 521: 1-6 (24 May 2004)  4 plates, 4 references                             Accepted: 15 May 2004
Description of a new pterygosomatid mite (Acari, Actinedida: Pterygosomatidae) parasitic on Liolaemus spp. (Iguania: Liolaemini) from Argentina
K.D. DE LA CRUZ (USA), M. MORANDO (Argentina) & L.
AVILA (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 516: 1-18 (21 May 2004)  43  references                                            Accepted: 11 May 2004
Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on Myrtaceae in the State of Săo Paulo, Brazil
A. C. LOFEGO, G. J. DE MORAES & L. A. S. CASTRO (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 495: 1-40 (27 April 2004) 17 plates; 35 references                      Accepted: 16 April 2004
Studies on water mites of the family Hygrobatidae (Acari, Hydrachnidia) from Iran, I. The water mite genus Atractides Koch, with the description of five new species
V. PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro), A. SABOORI (Iran), M.  ASADI (Iran) & R. VAFAEI (Iran )
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Zootaxa 482: 1-4 (2 April 2004) 2 plates; 5 references                              Accepted: 26 March 2004
The second species of the subgenus Navinaxonopsis Cook, 1967 (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Aturidae: Axonopsinae) from Iran
V. PESIC
(Serbia and Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 476: 1-11 (29 March 2004) 5 plates; 11 references                      Accepted: 19 March 2004
Oribatid mites of the genera Belba and Belbodamaeus (Acari: Oribatida: Damaeidae) from Eastern Mongolia
B. BAYARTOGTOKH (Mongolia)
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Zootaxa 470: 1-10 (23 March 2004) 2 plates; 20 references                       Accepted: 17 March 2004
Rhodacarella, a new genus of Rhodacaridae mites from North America (Acari: Mesostigmata: Rhodacaridae)
M.L. MORAZA
(USA)
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Zootaxa 455: 1-8 (9 March 2004) 4 plates; 11 references                    Accepted: 24 February 2004
Two new species of mite genus Archidispus (Acari: Heterostigmata, Scutacaridae) from Ukraine
A.A. KHAUSTOV (Ukraine)
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Zootaxa 446: 1-15 (1 March 2004) 6 plates; 17 references               Accepted: 19 February 2004
New eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from sedges in Poland and supplement description of Eriophyes lentiginosus Mitrofanov, Sharonov et Sekerskaja, 1983
A. SKORACKA, L. MACUK  & W. RAKOWSKI  (Poland)
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Zootaxa 434: 1-494 (18 February 2004) 1282 references                  Accepted: 19 December 2003
A revised catalog of the mite family Phytoseiidae
G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil) , J.A. MCMURTRY (USA), H.A. DENMARK (USA) & C.B. CAMPOS (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 403: 1-11 (12 January 2004) 6 plates; 12 references                Accepted: 30 December 2003
Two new species of the genus Cheiroseius Berlese, 1916 (Ascidae: Mesostigmata) from the Indian Thar Desert
A.K. BHATTACHARYYA & S.K. BHATTACHARYYA (India)
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2003 (17 papers; 151 pages) 1 paper   open access 

Zootaxa 295: 1-7 (12 September 2003) 3 plates, 5 references              Accepted: 5 September 2003
A new species of the genus Antennoseius (Ascidae : Mesostigmata) from India
A.K. BHATTACHARYYA, A.K. SANYAL & T. BHATTACHARYA (India)
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Zootaxa 271: 1-7 (19 August 2003) 3 plates, 5 references                         Accepted: 12 August 2003
Two new species of eriophyid mites (Acari: Eriophyidae) from Guadeloupe and Marie Galante, with records on other plant mites
C. H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil) & J. ETIENNE (Guadeloupe)
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Zootaxa 231: 1-8  (4 July 2003) 4 plates; 6 references                                 Accepted: 1 July 2003
Discovery of Tenuipalponychus (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Malaysia and description of a new species
O. YUSOF (Malaysia) & Z.-Q. ZHANG (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 216: 1-7 (18 June 2003) 3 plates, 7 references                                   Accepted: 1 3 June 2003
Three water mite species of the genus Protzia Piersig (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from the Balkan, with the description of one new species
VLADIMIR M. PESIC (Serbia and Montenegro)
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Zootaxa 206: 1-7 (4 June 2003)  3 plates; 7 references                              Accepted: 24 May 2003
A new species of Eotetranychus from France (Acari, Prostigmata: Tetranychidae)
P. AUGER (France), A. MIGEON (France)  & C.H.W.FLECHTMANN (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 203: 1-4 (30 May 2003)  2 plates; 5 references                                 Accepted: 24 May 2003
A new species of eriophyid mite from Iran (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae)
C.H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil), J. TARASI (Iran) & A. SABOORI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 198: 1-16 (19 May 2003) 9 plates, 16 references                             Accepted: 14 May 2003
Two new free living mite species of Eustigmaeus (Actinedida: Raphignathoidea: Stigmaeidae) from Poland, with new data of some other rare species of the genus
A. KAZMIERSKI & J. DONCZYK (Poland)
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Zootaxa 189: 1-10 (2 May 2003) 5 plates, 18 references                           Accepted: 24 April 2003
Two new species of Ascidae (Acarina : Mesostigmata) from India 
A. K. BHATTACHARYYA
(India)
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Zootaxa 188: 1-16 (2 May 2003) 9 plates; 14 references                               Accepted: 23 April 2003
A new species of Polydiscia (Acari, Prostigmata, Tanaupodidae) with reference to its host: a new species of Deuterosminthurus (Collembola, Symphypleona, Bourletiellidae)
E. BAQUERO, M. L. MORAZA & R. JORDANA (Spain) 
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Zootaxa 182: 1-11 (16 April 2003) 4 plates, 22 references                           Accepted: 7 April 2003
Four new tydeid species from Iran (Acari: Prostigmata)
M. KHANJANI (Iran) & E. A. UECKERMANN
(South Africa)
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Zootaxa 169: 1-4 (24 March 2003) 2 plates; 3 references                          Accepted: 17 March 2003
Pygmodispus (Pygmodispus) paraequestris spec. nov. (Acari: Heterostigmata: Scutacaridae) from Turkmenistan
A.A. KHAUSTOV (Ukraine) & P.R. CHYDYROV (Turkmenistan)
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Zootaxa 168: 1-12 (24 March 2003) 7 plates; 12 references                  Accepted: 14 March 2003
New records of the water mite genera Atractides Koch and Sperchon Kramer from the Balkan, with the description of one new species
V. M. PESIC (Serbia & Crna Gora)
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Zootaxa 153: 1-10 (5 March 2003)  3 plates; 7 references                   Accepted: 25 February 2003
New genus and species of eriophyid mites (Acari, Eriophyidae) from Myrtaceae in Brazil, with notes on damages caused by Aculus pitangae Boczek & Davis
C. H.W. FLECHTMANN & G. J. DE MORAES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 149: 1-10 (27 February 2003)  3 plates; 5 references                Accepted: 21 February 2003
Aculus sayanicus, a new species of Eriophyidae (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from grasses in Russia
ANNA SKORACKA & ANNA PACYNA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 145: 1-8 (20 February 2003) 6 plates; 2 references               Accepted: 12February 2003
Taxonomic status of Veithia Oudemans, 1941 and redescriptions of two species described by Oudemans (Acari: Smarididae)
Z.-Q. ZHANG (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 135: 1-4 (17 January 2003) 2 plates; 9 references            Accepted: 15 January 2003
A new species of the water mite genus Kawamuracarus Uchida from Oman (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
H. SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 129: 1-10 (10 January 2003) 4 plates; 15 references           Accepted: 16 December 2002
Quill mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae) from African passeriform birds
M. SKORACKI & B. SIKORA (Poland)
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2002 (18 papers; 177 pages) 1 paper   open access 

Zootaxa 127: 1-7 (20 December 2002) 2 plates; 10 references           Accepted: 14 December 2002
Two new water mite species from Iran of the water mite families Torrenticolidae and Hygrobatidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
V. M. PESIC (Yugoslavia) & M. ASADI (Iran)
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Zootaxa 125: 1-12 (20 December 2002) 3 plates; 28 references           Accepted: 16 December 2002
Wetapolipus jamiesoni gen. nov., spec. nov. (Acari: Podapolipidae), an ectoparasite of the mountain stone weta, Hemideina maori (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) from New Zealand
R. W. HUSBAND (USA) & Z.-Q. ZHANG (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 103: 1-23 (14 November 2002)  8 plates; 32 references               Accepted: 7 November 2002
Rheophilic water mites from southern Argentina, with the description of one new genus and three new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
H. SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 102: 1-6 (14 November 2002)  1 plate; 12 references                Accepted: 5 November 2002
A new species of Galendromimus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Brazil
M.S. ZACARIAS (Brazil) , G. J. DE MORAES (Brazil) & J. A. McMURTRY (USA)
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Zootaxa 91: 1-6 (31 October 2002)  2 plates; 8 references                Accepted: 24 October 2002
Picobia paludicola sp. n. a new species of quill mite (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae) from the Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola (Passeriformes: Sylviidae)
M. SKORACKI & G. KILJAN (Poland)
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Zootaxa 79: 1-6 (11 October 2002)  2 plates; 4 references                   Accepted: 4 October 2002
New species of phytoseiid mites from Mozambique and Malawi
I.D. ZANNOU (Benin), G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil) & R. HANNA (Benin)
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Zootaxa 75: 1-12 (3 October 2002)  5 plates; 8 references                Accepted: 30 September 2002
New Brazilian eriophyid mites (Acari: Eriophyidae)
C. H.W. FLECHTMANN & G. J. DE MORAES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 73: 1-6 (26 September 2002)  1 plate; 11 references              Accepted: 24 September 2002
Interstitial water mites of Argentina: Omartacarus Cook (Omartacaridae) and Meramecia Cook (Limnesiidae) (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
H.R. FERNÁNDEZ (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 61: 1-10 (8 August 2002) 7 plates; 10 references                              Accepted: 26 July 2002
Two new water mite species from New Zealand (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
H. SMIT (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 54: 1-15 (19 July 2002) 6 plates; 18 references                                   Accepted: 15 July 2002
Two new species of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from grasses in Poland
A. SKORACKA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 48: 1-6 (5 July 2002) 3 plates; 4 references                                        Accepted: 27 June 2002
A new species of Panonychus (Acari: Tetranychidae) from Peru 
R.M.J. DE VIS & G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 47: 1-16 (5 July 2002) 5 plates; 24 references                                   Accepted: 21 June 2002
New records of plant mites (Acari, Acaridae, Tetranychidae) from Guadeloupe and Marie Galante with descriptions of five new eriophyid species 
C. H.W. FLECHTMANN & J. ETIENNE (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 39: 1-5 (21 May 2002) 2 plates; 8 references                                      Accepted: 14 May 2002
A new species of Proartacris Mohanasundaram (Acari: Eriophyidae) on Cedrus sp. in France
CARLOS H.W. FLECHTMANN (Brazil) & SERGE KREITER (France)
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Zootaxa 29: 1-8 (18 April 2002) 4 plates; 8 references                                       Accepted: 2 April 2002
Primagistemus gen. nov. (Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae)
QING-HAI FAN (China) & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 27: 1-8 (4 April 2002) 3 plates; 10 references                                  Accepted: 26 March 2002
New ectoparasitic mites of the family Syringophilidae (Acari: Prostigmata: Cheyletoidea) associated with birds from Argentina
M. SKORACKI & B. SIKORA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 25: 1-15 (11 March 2002) 9 plates; 21 references                             Accepted: 1 March 2002
Paracamisia osornensis gen. n., sp. n. (Acari: Oribatida) from Valdivian forest soil in Chile
Z. OLSZANOWSKI (Poland) & R.A. NORTON (USA)
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Zootaxa 23: 1-8 (25 February 2002) 4 plates; 2 references                     Accepted: 19 February 2002
Three new species of eriophyid mites (Acari: Eriophyidae) from the State of Săo Paulo, Brazil 
C. H.W. FLECHTMANN  & G. J. DE MORAES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 22: 1-8 (14 February 2002) 3 plates; 20 references                     Accepted: 7 February 2002
Two new species of the water mite family Pontarachnidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia), with a discussion of the taxonomic status of Pontarachna hinumaensis Imamura 
HARRY SMIT (The Netherlands)
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2001 (6 papers; 120 pages)

Zootaxa 17: 1-7 (20 December 2001) 2 plates; 8 references                     Accepted: 6 December 2001
Stygohydracarus karanovici sp.n., and Atractides inflatipes Lundblad, 1956, two water mites species (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Montenegro (SE Europe)
VLADIMIR M. PESIC (Yugoslavia)
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Zootaxa 9: 1-18 (25 October 2001) 8 plates; 25 references                        Accepted: 18 October 2001
New eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) associated with grasses from Mongolia 
ANNA SKORACKA, AOXIANG SHI & ANNA PACYNA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 8: 1-10 (14 September 2001) 5 plates; 5 references                 Accepted: 11 September 2001
New phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from tropical Africa 
G. J. DE MORAES (Brazil), A. R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil) & I. D. ZANNOU (Benin)
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Zootaxa 5: 1-5 (17 August 2001) 2 plates; 7 references                                Accepted: 10 August 2001
A new species of Calacarus Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae) on papaya in northeastern Brazil
CARLOS H.W. FLECHTMANN, GILBERTO J. DE MORAES & FLÁVIA R. BARBOSA (Brazil) 
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Zootaxa 3: 1-70 (30 July 2001) 45 plates; 79 references                                    Accepted: 18 July 2001
Phytoseiid mites of the genus Euseius (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Sub-Saharan Africa
G.J. DE MORAES (Brazil), E.A. UECKERMANN (S. Africa), A.R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil) & J.S. YANINEK (USA)
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Zootaxa 1: 1-10 (28 May 2001) 5 plates; 8 references; 6 links                         Accepted: 16 May 2001
A new species of Tenuipalpidae (Acari: Prostigmata) on orchid from Brazil
G.J. DE MORAES & R.A.P. FREIRE (Brazil)
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