New Species and New Records of Mites of the Genus Pediculaster (Acari, Heterostigmata, Pygmephoridae) from Ukraine

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

New Species and New Records of Mites of the Genus Pediculaster (Acari, Heterostigmata, Pygmephoridae) from Ukraine

A new species Pediculaster dudinskyi Khaustov, sp. n. is described from Transcarpatian region of Ukraine. Pediculaster hungaricus Mahunka et Zaki, 1982 and P. rugosus Mahunka, 1973 are recorded from Ukraine for the first time.

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