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North American Liacaridae, I, Adoristes and a Related New Genus (Acari: Cryptostigmata)
Tyler A. Woolley
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Vol. 40, No. 3 (Jul., 1967), pp. 270-276
Published by: Kansas (Central States) Entomological Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25083634
Page Count: 7
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Characteristics of the family Liacaridae and the genus Adoristes are reviewed and distinctive features of A. ovatus, A. poppei, A. extraneus noted. The subspecies A. ovatus ammonoosuci Jacot, 1938, is compared with the European species and elevated to specific rank because of differences found. Opsioristes eurhostus, n. gen., n. sp. is described. A key to the species of Adoristes and illustrations of various species are included.
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society © 1967 Kansas (Central States) Entomological Society