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New species of water mites from New Zealand, with remarks on the water mites from ponds and lakes (Acari, Hydrachnellae)

Smit, H.

1996 - Volume: 37 Issue: 1 pages: 45-53


water mites new species new Zealand


Five new species are described from the Southern Island, New Zealand, i.e. Zelandothyas hyporheica, Notopanisus shewell, Australiobates lacustris, Arrenurus longipetiolatus and A. schuckardi. Eylais waikawae Stout is considered a junior synonym of E. schauinslandi Koenike. Limnochares australica is recorded for the first time for New Zealand. Finally, some remarks are made on the water mites from lentic habitats.

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