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hypopus

[′hī·pə·pəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The resting larval stage of certain mites.
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A new species (Hypopus) of the genusLackerbaueria (Acarina: Acaridae) from Pakistan.
1B).TypeHolotype hypopus was collected from grainmarket at Rawalpindi from Gram (Cicer arientinum) grains on 09-03-12 and deposited in Department of Agri.
TypeHolotype hypopus was collected from grainmarket at Chakwal from Gram (Cicer arientinum) grains on 18 March 2012 18-03-12 and deposited in Department of Agri.
The deutonymph or hypopus is a developmental instar of mites, and in H propus it is one of 5 juvenile stages including the prelarva, larva, protonymph, deutonymph, and tritonymph.
In the Astigmata, only one of the life stages, the deutonymph (sometimes termed a hypopus), exhibits phoretic behavior.
One possible stage in the life cycle of this mite is the hypopus stage, which is adapted to dispersal of the organism under harsh conditions (Ashburner [1989], pp.
Holotype hypopus was collected from grain market of a town Aurangabad (Narowal) from wheat (Triticum aestivum) on 15-04-2012 and deposited in Department of Agri.
Holotype hypopus was collected from grain market of a town Pejowali (Narowal) from Mung (Vignaradiata) on 04-07-2012 and deposited in Department of Agri.
Holotype hypopus was collected from Grain Market Kamokey (Gujranwala) from Wheat (Triticum aestivum) grains on 15-04-2010 and deposited in the Department of Agri.
Holotype hypopus was collected from Godowns in Wazirabad from Rice (Oryza sativa) on 06-07-2010 and deposited in the Department of Agri.
Description of two new species (Hypopus) of the genus Corponomoia Mahunka (Acari: Histiostomatidae) from Pakistan.