Location: Systematic Entomology LaboratoryTitle: Review of the genus Ceratotarsonemus De Leon 1956 (Acari: Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) with description of a new species from the Amazon forest
|REZENDE, J. - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP)|
|LOFEGO, ANTONIO - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP)|
|Ochoa, Ronald - Ron|
Submitted to: Zootaxa
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/13/2018
Publication Date: 9/21/2018
Citation: Rezende, J.M., Lofego, A., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2018. New Ceratotarsonemus species from the Amazon forest in Brazil (Prostigmata; Tarsonemidae). Zootaxa. 4483(2):271-294.
Interpretive Summary: Tarsonemid white tarsonemid mites include more than 38 genera, they are associated with crops, ornamental plants, forestry, insects (beetles, true bugs), fungi, bacteria and soil. This paper described a new species from the Amazon rain forest of Brazil. This study will be important to bbiologist, ecologist, plant protection officers, entomologists and Agriculture scientists.
Technical Abstract: A new species of Ceratotarsonemus is described from the Amazon rain forest of Brazil. Keys to the known species is included.