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A new species of Chapalania (Acari: Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) from Peru

Dariusz J. Gwiazdowicz, Alireza Nemati


A new species of the previously monotypic genus Chapalania Hoffmann & Lopez-Campos is described based on female specimens collected from the body of an unidentified passalid beetle from Panguana, Peru. The genus is redefined in consideration of this new species. 


Dermanyssiae, taxonomy, chaetotaxy, rain forest, Panguana


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