Pseudopygmephorus, Cross, 1965

Khaustov, Alexander A. & Frolov, Andrey V., 2018, A new species, new genus and new records of heterostigmatic mites (Acari: Heterostigmata) phoretic on scarab beetles of the subfamily Orphninae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), Zootaxa 4514 (2), pp. 181-201: 193

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Pseudopygmephorus   sp.2

This species is characterized by having long stigmata and the posterior margin of the posterior sternal plate with a large subtriangular median projection. Material examined. ZAMBIA: 1 female Orphnus giganteus Paulian, Ubemba, 1962   , R.P. Guilleme leg.