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South African Acari. IV. Some Mites of the Addo Elephant National Park

E.A. Ueckermann, Magdalena K.P. Smith Meyer
Koedoe | Vol 31, No 1 | a483 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v31i1.483 | © 1988 E.A. Ueckermann, Magdalena K.P. Smith Meyer | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 October 1988 | Published: 21 October 1988

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E.A. Ueckermann, Plant Protection Research Institute, South Africa
Magdalena K.P. Smith Meyer, Plant Protection Research Institute, South Africa

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Abstract

Mites collected in the Addo Elephant National Park from 1968 to 1986 are given in a check list. Comments are made on the habitats and distribution of the 36 known species. The following species are described and illustrated: Tenuipalpus robustae Meyer, spec. nov., Tydeus schotiae Ueckermann spec. nov., Paralorryia grewiae Ueckermann, spec. nov. and Pronematulus pteroni Ueckermann, spec. nov.

Keywords

Addo Elephant National Park, mites, Acari, South African Acari.

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