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CERATOZETES (ACARI: CERATOZETIDAE) OF CANADA AND ALASKA

  • Valerie M. Behan-Pelletier (a1)

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Species of Ceratozetes Berlese (Ceratozetidae) of Canada and Alaska are revised. Four new species, Ceratozetes watertonensis, C. borealis, C. oresbios and C. pacificus are proposed, C. gracilis cuspidatus Jacot is elevated to specific status and redescribed, and C. gracilis (Michael), C. peritus Grandjean, C. kananaskis Mitchell, C. virginicus (Banks), C. mediocris Berlese, and C. thienemanni Willmann are redescribed. Immatures of C. borealis and C. pacificus are described and those of C. peritus, C. kananaskis, C. mediocris, C. gracilis, C. virginicus and C. thienemanni are redescribed. Ceratozetes jeweli Rockett and Woodring is synonymized with C. virginicus. A key to species from Canada and Alaska is given.

Les espèces de Ceratozetes Berlese (Ceratozetidae) provenant de Canada et Alaska sont revisées. Quatre nouvelles espèces, Ceratozetes watertonensis, C. borealis, C. oresbios et C. pacificus ont été identifiées, C. gracilis cuspidatus Jacot est concédée un statut spécifique et C. gracilis (Michael), C. peritus Grandjean, C. kananaskis Mitchell, C. virginicus (Banks), C. mediocris Berlese, et C. thienemanni Willmann, sont décrites à nouveau. Les juvéniles de C. borealis et C. pacificus sont décrites et celles de C. peritus, C. kananaskis, C. mediocris, C. gracilis, C. virginicus et C. thienemanni sont dércrites nouveau. Ceratozetes jeweli est regardé comme un synonyme de C. virginicus. Les espèces de Canada et Alaska peuvent être identifiées à l'aide d'un tableau d'identification.

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