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General Description of the Bee Mite Family Podapolipidae

This family includes 30 genera and 239 species (Zhang et al., 2011) of internal or external arthropod parasites which often display reductions in numbers of legs and gnathosomal structures. One species, Locustacarus buchneri, is associated with bees.


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Source: Bee-Associated Mites of the World

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