Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim.
Volume 56, 2020
|Number of page(s)||18|
|Published online||16 June 2020|
New water mite species of the genus Rhyncholimnochares Lundblad (Acariformes, Limnocharidae) from Central and South America, with a key to all known species of the genus
Papanin Institute for Biology of Inland Waters, 152742 Borok, Nekouz District, Yaroslavl Province, Russia
2 Biesingerstr. 11, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
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Accepted: 1 May 2020
In the genus Rhyncholimnochares, a total of 11 species new to science is described, 10 representatives of the subgenus Rhyncholimnochares s. str. − R. ursula sp. n., R. minuta sp. n., R. cooki sp. n., R. jicotea sp. n., R. lundbladi sp. n. and R. monikae sp. n. from Costa Rica; R. expansipalpis sp. n., R. petaliseta sp. n, R. tapiarum sp. n., R. glabra sp. n. from Ecuador (the latter recorded also from Brazil and Chile), and one representative of the subgenus Paralimnochares, R. chilensis sp. n. from Chile. New records are given for R. (s. str.) lamellipalpis (O. Lundblad 1936. Dritte Mitteilung über neue Wassermilben aus Santa Catharina in Südbrasilien. Zool Anz 116 (7-8): 200–211.) from Chile. A determination key is given for all known species at the adult/deutonymphal stage.
Key words: Water mites / Limnocharidae / Rhyncholimnochares / diversity / Neotropic
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