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On the systematics of the water mites Hygrobates nigromaculatus Lebert, 1879 and H. setosus Besseling, 1942 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae)

PETR V. TUZOVSKIJ

Abstract


The first description of the deutonymph of the water mite Hygrobates setosus and a redescription of larvae, females and males of H. nigromaculatus and H. setosus are presented, with a comparative analysis of some morphological structures in all active stages of both species.

 


Keywords


Acari, water mites, Hygrobatidae, Hygrobates, H. nigromaculatus, H. setosus, morphology, larva, deutonymph, female, male

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4277.1.2

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