Androlaelaps marmosops (Acari: Laelapidae), a new species associated with the mouse opossum, Marmosops incanus (Lund, 1840) in the Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Androlaelaps marmosops (Acari: Laelapidae), uma nova espécie associada à cuíca, Marmosops incanus (Lund, 1840), na Mata Atlântica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Androlaelaps marmosops, a new species of laelapid mite, is described from the pelage of the mouse opossum, Marmosops incanus (Lund, 1840) (Mammalia: Didelphidae), in two areas of Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro State. Measurements and illustrations are included for females only.

Acari; Laelapidae; Brazil; Atlantic Forest; taxonomy; marsupial


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