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Correspondence
Published: 2016-09-07

Description of a new hygrobatid genus from Chile (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae)

Institute for Biology of Inland Waters of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Borok, Yaroslavl Province, 152742, Russia.
Tyumen State University, Tyumen, 625003, Russia.
Acari Hydrachnidia Hygrobatidae

Abstract

This paper describes a new genus of the water mite family Hygrobatidae. The material was collected by V. Stolbov in 2014 and A. Prokin in 2015 in running waters in Chile. The material was sampled with a common hand net with 250 µm mesh size. The water mites were fixed in 75% ethanol.

 

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How to Cite

TUZOVSKIJ, P. V., & STOLBOV, V. A. (2016). Description of a new hygrobatid genus from Chile (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae). Zootaxa, 4161(4), 579–585. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4161.4.10