oa African Entomology - The genus Benoinyssus Fain (Acari: Eupodidae) from southern Africa, with descriptions of five new species

Volume 5, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The genus Benoinyssus is diagnosed and additional morphological features are identified. Eupodes ereynetoides Strandtmann & Prasse and E. momeni Abou-Awad are transferred to Benoinyssus. Five new species, B. serratus, B. ornatus, B. falcatus, B. pusillus and B. celatus, are descriptionbed and illustrated. An identification key to the eight species of Benoinyssus is provided.

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