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Marine water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Pontarachnidae) from the Caribbean Sea, with description of one new species
Pesic, V.; Chatterjee, T.; Schizas, N. (2008). Marine water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Pontarachnidae) from the Caribbean Sea, with description of one new species. Cah. Biol. Mar. 49(3): 253-259
In: Cahiers de Biologie Marine. Station Biologique de Roscoff: Paris. ISSN 0007-9723, more
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Keywords
    Bahamas; Curacao; New records; Litarachna Walter, 1925 [WoRMS]; Marine

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  • Pesic, V.
  • Chatterjee, T.
  • Schizas, N.

Abstract
    Litarachna caribica, a new species of the predominantly marine water mite family Pontarachnidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia) is described from the Caribbean Sea (Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles). New records and the first description of the deutonymph are given for Litarachna degiustii Cook, 1958.

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