Neocypholaelaps hongkongensis Mo, 1969,

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Neocypholaelaps hongkongensis Mo, 1969


Neocypholaelaps hongkongensis Mo, 1969 

Neocypholaelaps hongkongensis  Mo, 1969: 96.

Neocypholaelaps hongkongensis  . - Treat 1975: 115; Baker and Delfinado-Baker 1985: 232.

Neocypholaelaps kongkongensis  (sic). - Ho et al. 2010: 92.

Neocypholaelaps hongkongenis  (sic). - Moraes and Narita 2010: 42.

Type depository.

Department of Biology, New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hongkong, Hong Kong, China.

Type locality and habitat.

China, Hong Kong, Kowloon, Lunggutan, on blue spotted crow, Euploea midamus  (as Euploea minamus  ) ( Lepidoptera  ).


According to Moraes and Narita (2010), this species could be a member of the genus Afrocypholaelaps  based on smooth dorsal shield and smooth, pointed and subequal dorsal shield setae.