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10 January 2022 A new species and a new combination for the subfamily Cunaxinae (Acari: Cunaxidae)
Wesley Borges Wurlitzer, Anderson De Azevedo Meira, Naiara Antonia Nunes Vinhas, Noeli Juarez Ferla
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A new species of Cunaxidae, namely Cunaxa bagualensis Wurlitzer & Ferla sp. nov., is described and illustrated based on females and males collected in soil and leaf litter in the Atlantic rainforest biome in a rural forest fragment in Mormaço county, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil. Additionally, Armascirus livingstoni Laniecka & Kazmierski, 2021 is transferred to Dactyloscirus based on some observations.

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Wesley Borges Wurlitzer, Anderson De Azevedo Meira, Naiara Antonia Nunes Vinhas, and Noeli Juarez Ferla "A new species and a new combination for the subfamily Cunaxinae (Acari: Cunaxidae)," Systematic and Applied Acarology 27(1), 141-148, (10 January 2022). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.27.1.13
Received: 25 October 2021; Accepted: 22 November 2021; Published: 10 January 2022
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Atlantic rainforest
Brazil
Cunaxa
Dactyloscirus
South Africa
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