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e xi zuo zuo ji sheng zuo yi xin zhong ( zuo zuo mu : ju ci zuo ke )
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Pages: 54-56
Year: Issue:  1
Journal: Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica

Keyword:  巨刺螨科新种寄生螨蝙蝠螨目副模标本正模标本殖腹板湖北省鄂西地区;
Abstract: This paper deals with a new species of bat mite collected from western Hubei Province.Macronyssus laifengensis sp. nov.Female: Oval mite, 513-596 micron long by 283-336 micron wide.Dorsum: Dorsal plate rather elliptical in shape, with lateral margin at posterior fifth indented to form a truncated apex, 513-596 micron long by 226-303 micron wide, surface with a finely marked polygonal reticulation. With 27 pairs of setae, F(?) the longest, S8 minute.Venter: Presternal area reticulate. Sternal plate 67-74 micron long by 119-130 micron wide at the level of St2 Sternal glands absent. Anterior margin with no clearly margin. The Vl3 of holotype situated on the postero-lateral margin of epigynial plate, but the paratype with only right Vl3 on the postero-lateral margin. Approximately with 47-48 pairs of setae on the ventral soft integument.Holotype and 1 paratype female ex Rhinolophus pearsoni, Ml Baiyan, Laifeng County, 29°30'N, 109°22'E, Hubei. Holotype deposited in the Department of Parasito-logy, Fujian Medical College. Paratype deposited in the E 'xi Tujia-Miao Autonomous Prefecture Health and Anti-Epidemic Station.Remark: The 27 pairs of long setae on the dorsal plate, the absence of sternal glands and the not clearly defined anterior margin of sternal plate are characteristics on which the new species differs from M. shimizui Uchikawa, 1979, M. murini Uchika-wa, 1979 and M. yesoensis Uchkawa, 1979 respectively.
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