First record of Leptus sp. (Latreille) (Acari: Erythraeidae) parasitizing horse fly (Diptera: Tabanidae) from Marambaia Island, Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ronald Rodrigues Guimaraes, Ronald Rodrigues Guimarães-Júnior, Harlan Ronald Storti Rodrigues, Roney Rodrigues Guimarães, Raimundo Wilson Carvalho

Abstract


Abstract. This scientific note refers to the first record of a larvae of mite of genus Leptus (Acari: Erythraeidae) found parasitizing a specimen of horsefly (Diptera: Tabanidae) on Marambaia Island, Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Primeiro registro de Leptus sp. (Latreille) (Acari: Erythraeidae) parasitando mutuca (Diptera: Tabanidae) da Ilha da Marambaia, Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Resumo. Esta nota científica se refere ao primeiro registro de uma larva de ácaro do gênero Leptus (Acari: Erythraeidae) encontrada parasitando um espécime de mutuca(Diptera: Tabanidae) na Ilha de Marambaia, Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.


Keywords


Atlantic Forest Biome; Mite parasite; Neotropical region; Tabanid; Tropical island; Ácaro parasita; Bioma Mata Atlântica; Ilha tropical; Região Neotropical; Tabânida

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