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Notoaturine water mites from New Zealand (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Notoaturinae) with the description of five new species

HARRY SMIT

Abstract


The following new notoaturine species from New Zealand are described in this paper: Paratryssaturus stewartensis n. sp., Planaturus pileatus n. sp., P. serratus n. sp., Taintaturus indentatus n. sp. and T. longipileatus n. sp. Paratryssaturus morimotoi (Imamura, 1979) is synonymized with P. minutus. A key is given for the genus Taintaturus Cook. Numerous new records are given, including the first for Stewart Island.

 


Keywords


Acari, Systematics, new species, New Zealand

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4033.3.9




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4247.1.2

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