New and interesting mites from the Geneva Museum .49. Cave-dwelling oribatid mites from Greece (Acari: Oribatida)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2001
Authors:Mahunka, S.
Journal:Revue Suisse de ZoologieRevue Suisse de Zoologie
Date Published:MAR
Accession Number:ISI:000167595500010
Keywords:Acari, caves, Greece, new species, new subspecies, oppiidae, Oribatida, taxonomy

A list of 15 Oribatida species from natural caves and artificial galleries of Samos, Nikaria and Corinth in Greece is given. Among them 3 species and 1 subspecies are described as new to science: Phthiracarus (A.) eupalineus sp. n. (Phthiracaridae), Issaniella mograbin hauseri ssp. n. (Hermanniellidae), Lasiobelba icaria sp. n. and Medioppia samaina sp. n. (Oppiidae). Lasiobelba quadriseta Subias, 1989 is noted as an unavailable name.

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