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Eutarsopolipus hemistylus sp. nov. (Acari: Podapolipidae), subelytral, parasite of Chlaenius prasinus Dejean, 1826 (Coleoptera: Carabidae), is described from Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia, USA. E. hemistylus is compared with E. americanus Husband and Husband 2013 described from the same host, C. prasinus, collected in Michigan and Missouri. Species in the myzus group of Eutarsopolipus that parasitize beetle species of the genera Chlaenius, Poecilus, Scarites and Diplocheila are noted. Including a species from Japan currently under study, E. hemistylus is one of 8 species in the myzus group with adult females with stylets exceeding 43 micrometers but less than 90 micrometers.

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