ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

0229 Adventures with the Gamasina: eureka moments on the path to enlightenment

Sunday, November 13, 2011: 4:05 PM
Room A1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Gerald W. Krantz , Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
I recount here some of the unexpected, oftentimes amazing, and occasionally momentous events that have highlighted more than a half century of research on the Gamasina. These “eureka moments” were experienced during the course of studies on behavior, surface chemistry, and functional morphology of mites in the families Macrochelidae, Laelapidae, and Parasitidae.

doi: 10.1603/ICE.2016.55247