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A New Species of Laelaps Koch (Acari: Laelapidae) Associated with Red Spiny Rat from Yunnan Province, China

A New Species of Laelaps Koch (Acari: Laelapidae) Associated with Red Spiny Rat from Yunnan Province, China

Pei-Ying Peng1,2, Xian-Guo Guo1,2,* and Dao-Chao Jin2

1Vector Laboratory, Institute of Pathogens and Vectors, Dali University, and the Yunnan Provincial Key Laboratory for Zoonosis Control and Prevention, Dali, Yunnan Province 671000, P.R. China
2Institute of Entomology, Guizhou University, The Provincial Key Laboratory for Agricultural Pest Management in Mountainous Region, Guiyang 550025, P.R. China

*      Corresponding author: xianguoguo@yahoo.com

 

Fig. 1.

Laelaps jinghaensis sp. nov.; Adult female: A, dorsal idiosoma; B, ventral idiosoma; C, gnathosoma, ventral aspect; D, chelicera; E, coxa, trochanter, femur, genu and tibia of leg I, ventral view; F, coxa, trochanter, femur, genu and tibia of leg II, ventral view; G, coxa, trochanter, femur, genu and tibia of leg III, ventral view; H, coxa, trochanter, femur, genu and tibia of leg IV, ventral view; I, tarsi of leg I-IV, ventral view.

Fig. 2.

Laelaps jinghaensis sp. nov., Adult male: ventral idiosoma.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

June

Vol. 50, Iss. 3, Pages 799-1198

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