Description of Trigonuropoda (Foveolatatrigon) mahunkaorum sp. n. (Acari: Uropodina: Trigonuropodidae): the first record of the genus Trigonuropoda in Madagascar

J. Kontschán, J. Starý

Abstract


Trigonuropoda (Foveolatatrigon) mahunkaorum sp. n. is described and illustrated on the basis of two fe­males and one male collected in Madagascar. This is the first record of the genus in the Malagasy region. The new species differs from the other known Trigonuropoda (Foveolatatrigon) species by the shapes of ventral setae, genital shield of female and peritremes. A new key to the Afrotropical Trigonuropoda species is given.

To cite this paper: Kontschán,J. & Starý, J. 2013. Description of Trigonuropoda (Foveolatatrigon) mahunkaorum sp. n. (Acari: Uropodina: Trigonuropodidae): the first record of the genus Trigonuropoda in Madagascar. African Invertebrates 54 (2): 409–415.

Published electronically: 19 September 2013
urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:73623025-63CF-471B-955E-F0E7D0537AB4


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