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Descriptions of two new species of sand inhabitant Astigmata (Acari)

Fain, A.; Coineau, Y. and Andre, H.M.


1993 - Volume: 34 Issue: 2 pages: 149-158


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Astigmatic mites sand Namibia Mediterranean coast

Abstract

A new genus and two new species of mites (Astigmata) are described from the sand: Namibacarus sabulosus n. g., n. sp. (Suidasiidae) found in the sand in Namib Desert (Namibia) and Sapracarus arenicola n. sp. (Sapracaridae) from the sand of the Mediterranean coast near Montpellier, France. The subfamily Sapracarinae is raised to the family rank.

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1993-06-15

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© 1993 Fain, A.; Coineau, Y. and Andre, H.M.

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