Gaeolaelaps longichaetus (Ma, 1996:51)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hypoaspis longichaetus Ma, 1996:51 (original combination)


Conservation Status




China & Far East Russia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Ma, L. M. (1996). Three new species of the genus Hypoaspis from Jilin Province, China (Acari: Laelapidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica. 21: 48-54.


Other references:

Joharchi, Omid et al. (2019). Rediscovery and redescription of two species of Gaeolaelaps Evans and Till (Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) from the Far East of Russia. International Journal of Acarology 45(5): 268-279.

Joharchi, Omid et al. (2020). New data on two myrmecophilous laelapid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) in Western Siberia, Russia. International Journal of Acarology 46(7): 513-523.

Kazemi, S., Rajaei, A. and Beaulieu, F. (2014). Two new species of Gaeolaelaps (Acari: Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) from Iran, with a revised generic concept and notes on significant morphological characters in the genus. Zootaxa 3861: 501-530. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3861.6.1

Ren, T. G. and Guo, X. G. (2008). Preliminary study on Laelapidae fauna in China (Acari: Gamasidna: Laelapidae). Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control 19: 326-332.


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