, Volume 70, Issue 2, pp 235–239 | Cite as

First record of mite genus Ledermuelleriopsis (Acari: Stigmaeidae) in South America with redescription of L. verricula from Brazil

  • Alexander A. KhaustovEmail author
  • Andrei V. Tolstikov


The genus Ledermuelleriopsis Willmann, 1952 is recorded for the first time in South America. Ledermuelleriopsis verricula is redescribed based on material from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Key words

Acarina Raphignathoidea systematics predatory mites new record litter 


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The authors thank Dr. Qing-Hai Fan (Auckland, New Zealand) for critical reviewing of the manuscript and information about some characters of Ledermuelleriopsis verricula.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tyumen State UniversityTyumenRussia

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