A new species of velvet mite from meridional South America belonging to the genus Clavismaris (Acari: Erythraeoidea: Smarididae: Hirstiosomatinae)

Ana Paula Ott, Ricardo Ott

Resumo


A new species of Clavismaris Southcott (1963) is described from the southern limit of distribution of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest at Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil. The specimens were collected by pyrethroid tree canopy fogging in well preserved mountain slopes forests areas around 120 m of altitude.



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