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Title: Some new forms of Pysmotes (Acarina: Pyemotidae) from forest insects with remarks on polymorphism

Author: Cross, Earle A.; Moser, John C.; Rack, Gisela

Date: 1981

Source: Internat. J. Acarol. Vol.7: 179-196

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Three new species of Pyemotes, P. giganticus, P. tuberculatus and P. emarginatus are described, as is the male of P. dryas (Vitzthum, 1923). Male P. dryas and both sexes of P. giganticus are polymorphic. A short, general discussion of polymorphism is presented which includes remarks on its mechanism and possible ecological-evolotuinary implications.

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Cross, Earle A.; Moser, John C.; Rack, Gisela 1981. Some new forms of Pysmotes (Acarina: Pyemotidae) from forest insects with remarks on polymorphism. Internat. J. Acarol. Vol.7: 179-196

 


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