A new species of Lasioseius Berlese (Acari: Mesostigmata: Blattisociidae) from Kenya


  • Farid Faraji Eurofins MITOX




Blattisociidae, Kenya, Lasioseius, New species


About forty species of Lasioseius have been found in Africa, however surprisingly not one species of blattisociid mite has been recorded from Kenya. In this paper Lasioseius kichozii n. sp. collected from soil and litter in Thika, Kenya is described based on the morphology of adult females and males.


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How to Cite

Faraji, F. (2021). A new species of Lasioseius Berlese (Acari: Mesostigmata: Blattisociidae) from Kenya. SOIL ORGANISMS, 93(2), 97–104. https://doi.org/10.25674/so93iss2id156