First Record of Mites of the Family Stigmaeidae (Acari, Raphignathoidea) from Rovno Amber with Description of a New Species of the Genus Mediolata

N. Kuznetsov 1 , A. Khaustov 1  and E. Perkovsky 2
  • 1 Nikita Botanical Gardens — National Scientific Center, Yalta, Crimea, 98648 Ukraine
  • 2 Schmalhausen Institute of zoology NAS of Ukraine, B. Chmielnicky str., 15, Kyiv, 01601 Ukraine

First Record of Mites of the Family Stigmaeidae (Acari, Raphignathoidea) from Rovno Amber with Description of a New Species of the Genus Mediolata

A new species, Mediolata eocenica Kuznetsov, Khaustov et Perkovsky, sp. n., is described from the Late Eocene Rovno amber. It is the first fossil record of Stigmaeidae.

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