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Acta Parasitologica, Vol.48, No. 1, 2003, 24-40
Andre V. Bochkov(1)*, and Anna Labrzycka(2) - A revision of the European species of the genus Myobia von Heyden, 1826 (Acari, Myobiidae)
(1)Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, University Embankment 1, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia; (2)Department of Animal Morphology, A. Mickiewicz University, 28 Czerwca 1956/198, 61-485 Poznan, Poland
*Corresponding address: prostigmata@zin.ru

The European species of the genus Myobia are revised: Myobia murismusculi, M. multivaga, M. agraria, M. annae and M. micromydis. A new diagnosis of the subgenus Myobia, descriptions of the European species, keys to females, males and tritonymphs are provided. The host association and distribution of the myobiid species examined is discussed.

KEY WORDS: Myobia, Myobiidae, rodents, Murinae, Europe, systematic

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