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Environ Exp Biol (2018) 16: 45–47
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Environ Exp Biol (2018) 16: 45–47

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A brief overview and checklist of terrestrial Parasitengona mites (Actinotrichida, Trombidiformes) of Latvia

Ineta Salmane1,2*, Joanna Mąkol3
1 Institute of Biology, University of Latvia, Miera. 3, Salaspils LV–2169, Latvia
2 Latvian Plant Protection Research Centre, Struktoru 14A, Rīga LV–1039, Latvia
3 Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Department of Invertebrate Systematics and Ecology, Kożuchowska 5b, 51–631 Wrocław, Poland
* Corresponding author, E-mail: chuskauss@yahoo.com


Two Erythraeidae (Actinotrichida, Trombidiformes) species, Abrolophus miniatus (Hermann, 1804) and Leptus (Leptus) molochinus (C.L. Koch, 1837), were recorded for the first time in Latvia. The former species was found in the soil and vegetation of a mesophytic meadow, whereas the latter was registered walking alive in a dry insect collection box. A list of terrestrial Parasitengona mites, including members of Erythraeidae, Trombidiidae, Podothrombiidae, Microtrombidiidae and Johnstonianidae, hitherto recorded from Latvia is provided.

Key words: Abrolophus, larva, Leptus, mites, postlarva.

Environ Exp Biol (2018) 16: 45–47
 DOI: http://doi.org/10.22364/eeb.16.06

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