P. B. Klimov

To the knowledge of mites and ticks (Acari) of Kuril Islands.

Number: 63, Pages: 1 - 36

Fifty seven species of free-living, entomophilous and parasitic Acari (mites and ticks) from 2 orders and 27 families collected in Kuril Islands in 1995-1997 are listed. Bembidioglyphus acinacisetosus gen. n. et sp. n. (Acariformes, Acaridae), Thinoseius occidentalipacificus Klimov, sp. n. (Parasitiformes, Eviphidae) and h itherto unknown deutonymphs of Gamasellus (Gamasellus) kurilensis Bregetova et Troitskiy, 1981 and Pachylaelaps buyakovae Goncharova et Koroleva, 1974 are described from Kuril Islands. Two genera and 3 species are recorded for the first time from Russia; 26 genera and 31 species for Russian Far East and 12 genera and 17 species – from Kuril Islands.

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