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New water mites (Hydrachnellae, Acari) from South Africa

Viets, K.O.

1981 - Volume: 22 Issue: 4 pages: 373-384


Taxonomy new species South Africa


Ten new species of water mites from South Africa (collections of the National Institute for Water Research, Pretoria) are described: Sperchon mutatus ll. sp.; Platymamersopsis agnewi ll. sp.; Platymamersopsis chutteri n. sp.; Torrenticola distans ll. sp.; Torrenticola spinipalpis n. sp.; Pseudotorrenticola africana n. sp.; Hygrobates loricatus ll. sp.; Hygrobatractides divaricatus ll. sp.; Albia insueta n. sp.; Arrenurus bilobus n. sp. Hygrobatractides n. gen. is established. Allotypes (♀♀) of 2 known species are described: Albia injtatipalpis Cook, 1966 and Allokrendowskia dentipes continentalis K. O. Viets, 1962.

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