First report of phoresy by an oribatid mite (Trhypochthoniidae: Archegozetes magnus) on a frog (Leptodactylidae: Engystomops pustulosus)

L.E. Beaty, H.J. Esser, R. Miranda, R.A. Norton

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Abstract

Numerous adults and some juveniles of the oribatid mite Archegozetes magnus (Trhypochthoniidae) were collected from a single adult male túngara frog, Engystomops pustulosus (Leptodactylidae), in Panama. This is the first record of a non-parasitic mite species found on an anuran.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)325-326
JournalInternational Journal of Acarology
Volume39
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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