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Abstract

A new species of the genus Pediculaster (Acari: Heterostigmatina: Pygmephoridae) from commercial oyster mushroom houses in Korea.

Abstract

A new species of the genus Pediculaster Vitzthum, 1931 (Acari: Pygmephoroidea: Pygmephoridae), P. neutarii sp. n. is described from edible oyster mushrooms, Pleurotus ostreatus, in South Korea. A potential significance of the new species as pest of edible fungi is discussed.