Phoretomorph: a new phoretic phase unique to the pyemotidae (Acarina: Tarsonemoidea)

  • Authors: Moser, John C.; Cross, E.A.
  • Publication Year: 1975
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: In: Annals of the Entomological Society of America Vol. 68(5): 820-822

Abstract

The poretomorph, representing a new type of phoresy for the Acarina, is a female specialized for riding insects. Certain pyemotid species possess both phoretomorphic and non-phoretomorphic females, but others are monomorphic and ahve one or the other.

  • Citation: Moser, John C.; Cross, E.A. 1975. Phoretomorph: a new phoretic phase unique to the pyemotidae (Acarina: Tarsonemoidea). In: Annals of the Entomological Society of America Vol. 68(5): 820-822
  • Posted Date: April 27, 2006
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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