Two species of Acaricis (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from New Zealand, moved from the genus Tenuipalpus, with a key to the known species

Elizeu B. Castro, Jennifer J. Beard, Ronald Ochoa & Reinaldo J. F. Feres
Acaricis Beard and Gerson (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) is a small genus of flat mites with three species described from Australian and New Zealand sedges (Poales: Cyperaceae). In this article, we redescribe two species, Tenuipalpus montanus Collyer and T. alpinus Collyer, and move them to the genus Acaricis, so that these species become Acaricis montanus (Collyer) comb. nov. and A. alpinus (Collyer) comb. nov.. These two species share several characters with other Acaricis that species of Tenuipalpus...
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