A new laelapine mite (Acari

Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) associated with the spiny rodent, scolomys melanops, in amazonian Peru

Donald Gettinger, Scott L Gardner

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Abstract

Gigantolaelaps scolomys Gettinger and Gardner n. sp., an ectoparasitic mite (Acari: Laelapidae) associated with the rodent Scolomys melanops in Amazonian forests of Peru, is described and illustrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalComparative Parasitology
Volume82
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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Laelapidae
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Keywords

  • Acari
  • Cricetidae
  • Ectoparasite
  • Gigantolaelaps scolomys
  • Host
  • Laelapidae
  • Loreto
  • Parasitiformes
  • Peru
  • Rodentia
  • Scolomys melanops
  • Sigmodontinae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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A new laelapine mite (Acari : Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) associated with the spiny rodent, scolomys melanops, in amazonian Peru. / Gettinger, Donald; Gardner, Scott L.

In: Comparative Parasitology, Vol. 82, No. 1, 01.01.2015, p. 81-84.

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