A New Species of the Genus Acaropsella (Acari: Trombidiformes: Cheyletidae) from Kerala, India


  • P.G & Research Department of Zoology, Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode- 673001
  • P.G & Research Department of Zoology, Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode- 673001




Acari, Acaropsella, new species, Kerala, India


A new species, Acaropsella strioreticulata sp. nov. is described and illustrated herein from wheat semolina of Kerala state, South India. Additionally, this is first record of genus Acaropsella from India. Descriptions are based on the morphology of adult females.


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Martin, N., & James, S. P. (2023). A New Species of the Genus <i>Acaropsella</i> (Acari: Trombidiformes: Cheyletidae) from Kerala, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 123(2S), 61–66. https://doi.org/10.26515/rzsi/v123/i2S/2023/172500


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