Bee Mites : Acari : Acariformes : Trombidiformes : Erythraeidae : Leptus
Leptus monteithi Southcott, 1993
Leptus monteithi Southcott, 1993: 1512, Figs 26A,B, 21A, B, 28 (description; included in key; holotype larva ACA1853A and paratype larva in South Australian Museum, Adelaide); Southcott, 1999: 117 (included in key).
Hosts. Leioproctus sp. (as Lepioproctis (Leioproctis) sp.)
Distribution. Australia: Tasmania, Mt Barrow, nr Launceston (type locality)
B. OConnor and P. Klimov ©
Created: April 27, 2012