New and Little Known Species of Mites of the Genus Caesarodispus (Acari, Heterostigmata, Microdispidae) Associated with Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Ukraine

A. Khaustov 1
  • 1 Nikita Botanical Gardens — National Scientific Center, Yalta, Crimea, 98648 Ukraine

New and Little Known Species of Mites of the Genus Caesarodispus (Acari, Heterostigmata, Microdispidae) Associated with Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Ukraine

Mites of the genus Caesarodispus Mahunka, 1977 of Ukraine are reviewed. Caesarodispus pusillus Khaustov, sp. n. from nest of ants Crematogaster schmidti Mayr from the Cape Martyan Nature Reserve (Crimea) is described. Type material of Caesarodispus minutus (Sevastianov, 1981) comb. n. is redescribed. Caesarodispus modestus (Berlese, 1903) collected from ants Messor rufitarsis Fabricius is redescribed based on material from Crimea.

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