MOSCOW, June 14. /TASS/. An international group of scientists researching the fauna of the Pacific Republic of Vanuatu, discovered a new and previously unknown species of acari.

The finding has been reported by Tyumen State University (TyumSU), which took part in organizing the data from the expedition. The new acari species was named Mixacarus vanuatuensis after the Republic of Vanuatu. In total, scientists have discovered 37 acarian species, of which 11 have been found for the first time in this region.

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Source: Tass Russian News Agency