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A new larval Lassenia Newell, 1957 (Trombidiformes: Tanaupodidae) from Japan

Ryszard Haitlinger, Mohamed W. Negm, Tetsuo Gotoh, Miloje Šundić


Lassenia japonica Haitlinger, Negm & Šundić sp. nov. with fnCx 1-1-2 is described and illustrated from larvae collected from Maesa japonica (Primulaceae) in Japan. It is the first species of Tanaupodidae found in Japan. A key to Lassenia (larvae) of the world is provided.


Lassenia japonica, larva, Parasitengona, new species, key


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