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New species of Apoloniinae (Acari: Trombiculidae) from the Laysan albatross taken in the Midway Islands and key to the species of Apoloniinae of the world

Journal of Medical Entomology

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Abstract

Womersia midwayensis Goff, Sievert and Sileo is described as a new species from specimens taken off a Laysan albatross chick, Diomedea immutabilis (L.), collected on Sand Island, Midway Islands. A key to the genera and species of larval Apoloniinae of the world is given.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
New species of Apoloniinae (Acari: Trombiculidae) from the Laysan albatross taken in the Midway Islands and key to the species of Apoloniinae of the world
Series title:
Journal of Medical Entomology
Volume
26
Issue:
5
Year Published:
1989
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
National Wildlife Health Center
Description:
p. 484-486
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
484
Last page:
486
Number of Pages:
3