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Marine water mites (A cari: Hydrachnidia: Pontarachnidae) from the Red Sea, with description of one new species
Pesic, V.; Chatterjee, T.; Ahmed, A.A. (2008). Marine water mites (A cari: Hydrachnidia: Pontarachnidae) from the Red Sea, with description of one new species. Cah. Biol. Mar. 49(4): 245-279
In: Cahiers de Biologie Marine. Station Biologique de Roscoff: Paris. ISSN 0007-9723, more
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Keywords
    New records; Litarachna Walter, 1925 [WoRMS]; Pontarachna Philippi, 1840 [WoRMS]; ISW, Saudi Arabia [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Pesic, V.
  • Chatterjee, T.
  • Ahmed, A.A.

Abstract
    Pontarachna arabica, a new species of the predominantly marine water mite family Pontarachnidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia) is described from the Red Sea (Saudi Arabia). First descriptions of the female and deutonymph are given for Litarachna smiti Pesié, Chattetjee & Ahmed Abada, 2008.

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