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A new species and new record of the water mite genus Lebertia Neuman, 1880 (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Lebertiidae) from China

Wang, J.; Jin, D. and Guo, J.


2016 - Volume: 56 Issue: 1 pages: 121-128

DOI: 10.1051/acarologia/20162186

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water mites new species new record systematics running water China

Abstract

A new species Lebertia extendia n. sp. is described and illustrated and Lebertia (Pilolebertia) inaequalis Koch, 1837 is reported for the first time from China. The new species can be distinguished from other species by the mediodistal seta inserted close to the ventrodistal seta and the extended posterior margin of Cx-IV and the larger number of swimming setae on II-leg-5. Furthermore, a key to the Lebertia species of China is provided.

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Date received:
2015-08-05
Date accepted:
2015-12-15
Date published:
2016-03-04

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© 2016 Wang, J.; Jin, D. and Guo, J.

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