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Published: 2021-06-29

Two new species of Gaeolaelaps Evans & Till (Acari: Laelapidae) from the Andes Mountains, Peru

1Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO), Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia.
2SNSB-Bavarian State Collection of Zoology (ZSM), Munich, Germany.
Acari taxonomy soil-litter mites Gamasina Parasitiformes first record Peruvian Andes

Abstract

Two new species of mites in the genus Gaeolaelaps (Laelapidae) are described from specimens collected from soil-litter in the Peruvian Andes – G. acanthopedus sp. nov. and G. andensis sp. nov.. Both species are consistent with the current concept of the genus Gaeolaelaps Evans & Till. The genus Gaeolaelaps is reported for the first time from Peru.

 

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JOHARCHI, O. ., & FRIEDRICH, S. . (2021). Two new species of <em>Gaeolaelaps</em> Evans &amp; Till (Acari: Laelapidae) from the Andes Mountains, Peru. Zootaxa, 4995(1), 56–70. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4995.1.3