Microtrombicula peltifera, a new substitute name for M. microscuta Stekolnikov, Al-Ghamdi, Alagaili and Makepeace, 2019 (Acariformes, Trombiculidae)
Stekolnikov A.A., Schmidt K.-H.
Acarina, 29 (2): 269–270 (2021).
S U M M A R Y
Microtrombicula peltifera nom. n. is proposed as a new substitute name to replace M. microscuta Stekolnikov, Al-
Ghamdi, Alagaili and Makepeace, 2019, which was found to be a junior homonym of M. microscuta Zhao, Liang and Qu, 1989.
Morphological differences between M. peltifera and M. microscuta are given.