Two new species of the genus Armascirus (Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae) from India and Vietnam, with a description of the preimaginal stage of Armascirus fendai

Zootaxa. 2014 Jul 10;3835(2):237-50. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3835.2.4.


Two new mite species from India and Vietnam, viz. Armascirus denheyeri sp. nov. and Armascirus orientalis sp. nov. (Acari: Prostigmata, Cunaxidae), are described and figured together with the description of the deutonymph of Armascirus fendai from Slovakia.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animal Structures / anatomy & histology
  • Animal Structures / growth & development
  • Animals
  • Body Size
  • Female
  • India
  • Male
  • Mites / anatomy & histology
  • Mites / classification*
  • Mites / growth & development
  • Organ Size
  • Vietnam