Site attachment of a protelean parasite (Erythraeidae:Leptus sp.)
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- Baker, G.T. Experientia (1982) 38: 923. doi:10.1007/BF01953655
Leptus sp. showed no site preference when they attached to an insect host. After the chelicera penetrated the host's cuticle a substance was secreted to cement the mite to its host.
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