oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Three new species of the genus Alycosmesis (Acari: Terpnacaridae) from South Africa
|Article Title||Three new species of the genus Alycosmesis (Acari: Terpnacaridae) from South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Research Unit for Acarology, Institute for Zoological Research, Potchefstroom University, Potchefstroom.|
|Publication Date||Sep 1975|
|Pages||289 - 296|
|Keyword(s)||Alycosmesis (Acari: Terpnacaridae)|
Mites of this family are poorly known and this is the first record of them from Africa. The species descriptionbed in this paper were collected from debris under Acacia and Eucalyptus trees but they are also known to occur in hard, dry clayey soil.
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