Description of adults of arrenurus (?Micruracarus) kitchingi sp.nov. (Acarina: Arrenuridae) from water-filled tree holes in Australia

Ian M. Smith, Mark S. Harvey

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Abstract

Adults of Arrenurus (?Micruracarus) kitchingi sp.nov. are described. This is the first species of Arrenurus to be reported from a tree-hole habitat. Problems with the currently used subgeneric classification of Arrenurus are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-289
Number of pages7
JournalThe Canadian Entomologist
Volume121
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989
Externally publishedYes

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