New species and records of mites of the family Stigmaeidae (Acari: Prostigmata) collected from mosses in Southern Chile
2016 - Volume: 56 Issue: 4 pages: 639-679https://doi.org/10.1051/acarologia/20164150
KeywordsAcari Prostigmata Raphignathoidea systematics predatory mites mosses Patagonia
Five new species of the family Stigmaeidae (Acari: Prostigmata), Stigmaeus palustris n. sp., Stigmaeus flexisetus n. sp., Stigmaeus patagoniensis n. sp., Pseudostigmaeus magellani n. sp. and Eryngiopus techuelche n. sp. are described from mosses in Southern Chile (Patagonia). Eustigmaeus ovatus (Chaudhri, 1965) is recorded from Chile for the first time and redescribed; Eustigmaeus chilensis (Chaudhri, 1965) is recorded from Tierra del Fuego for the first time and also redescribed.
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