Description of Pseudoschoengastia petrolinensis n. sp. (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae), and new records of chiggers from northeastern Brazil

The species Pseudoschoengastia petrolinensis n. sp. is described and illustrated below from specimens discovered parasitizing a white-eared opossum, Dildelphis albiventris Lund (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae), in Carneiros, Petrolina municipality, Pernambuco state, Brazil. In addition the species Eut...

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Publication Date:2019
Main Author: Jacinavicius, Fernando de Castro
Other Authors: Bassini-Silva, Ricardo, de Oliveira, Glauber Meneses Barboza, Horta, Maurício Claudio, Welbourn, Cal, Ochoa, Ron, Barros-Battesti, Darci Moraes [UNESP]
Document type: Article
Language:eng
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Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/11449/189026
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2019.1601766
Citation:International Journal of Acarology, v. 45, n. 4, p. 227-232, 2019.
English abstract:The species Pseudoschoengastia petrolinensis n. sp. is described and illustrated below from specimens discovered parasitizing a white-eared opossum, Dildelphis albiventris Lund (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae), in Carneiros, Petrolina municipality, Pernambuco state, Brazil. In addition the species Eutrombicula spipi and Quadraseta falconensis are also new records to Brazil. The D. albiventris is a new host record to Eutrombicula batatas, E. spipi, Q. falconensis, and the state of Pernambuco is a new locality for all these species. http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:97650D6C-A920-402C-BA90-78B2AB9B6187.