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21 June 2021 Taxonomic notes on genus Floridotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) with a description of two new species from West Bengal, India and keys to the world species
Priyankar Mondal, Krishna Karmakar
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Abstract

Two new species of FloridotarsonemusAttiah, 1970 (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Tarsonemidae), F. kukri Karmakar & Mondal sp. nov. and F. kanthali Karmakar & Mondal sp. nov. are described based on the specimens collected from Rhododendron indicum (Ericaceae), Cinchona officinalis (Rubiaceae) and Artocarpus heterophyllus (Moraceae) in Central Himalayan biogeographic province located in Darjeeling and Kalimpong district and Nadia district in the new alluvial zone of West Bengal, India. This registers the first record of Floridotarsonemus from the Indo-Malyan biogeographic realm. A note on the generic diagnosis of Floridotarsonemus and keys to differentiate the species of world Floridotarsaonemus are provided.

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Priyankar Mondal and Krishna Karmakar "Taxonomic notes on genus Floridotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) with a description of two new species from West Bengal, India and keys to the world species," Systematic and Applied Acarology 26(6), 1109-1125, (21 June 2021). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.26.6.8
Received: 6 April 2021; Accepted: 3 May 2021; Published: 21 June 2021
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