In the course of examination of mites on bees, Leioproctus imitatus Smith (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) in New Zealand, a mite species, Parapygmephorus luxtoni (Mahunka, 1970) comb. nov. (Acari: Neopygmephoridae),was rediscovered. Herein, we redescribe the mite and provide a key to the world species of Parapygmephorus.
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