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17 April 2015 New Zealand Austrophthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae): three new species from North Island and offshore islands
Dong Liu, Zhi-Qiang Zhang
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In this paper, three new species of Austrophthiracarus (Oribatida: Phthiracaridae) from New Zealand are described: (1) Austrophthiracarus waitere sp. nov. from the Waitere, Hawkes Bay, (2) Austrophthiracarus bah sp. nov. from the Mt. Moehau, Coromandel Peninsula, Hen & Chickens Island, and Lady Alice Island, and (3) Austrophthiracarus kirikiri sp. nov. from the Kirikiri, Saddle, Coromandel Peninsula. An updated key to all known species of Austrophthiracarus in New Zealand is provided.

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Dong Liu and Zhi-Qiang Zhang "New Zealand Austrophthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae): three new species from North Island and offshore islands," Systematic and Applied Acarology 20(3), 263-272, (17 April 2015). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.3.4
Received: 24 December 2014; Accepted: 2 March 2015; Published: 17 April 2015
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