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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.5.7

First records of water mites from Bangladesh (Acari, Hydrachnidia) with the description of two new species

Vladimir Pešić, Mohammad Belal Hossain, Tapas Chatterjee, Md Saiful Islam, Andrzej Zawal

Abstract


Thirty species of water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia) were collected from standing and slowly flowing waters in Bangladesh. These are the first records of water mites from this country. Two species, Neumania nobiprobia and Arrenurus (Rhinophoracarus) smiti are described as new for science; a first description of the male is given for Mamersopsis viridis K. Viets, 1935.  


Keywords


Water mites, first records, taxonomy, new species, Oriental region, Bangladesh

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