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21 February 2020 Torrenticolid water mites of India with description of three new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae)
Vladimir Pešić, Harry Smit, Shailza Negi, Pankaj Bahuguna, Anoop K. Dobriyal
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Three water mite species of the genera Torrenticola (T. kumarisp. nov. and T. muranyiisp. nov.) and Monatractides (M. kontschanisp. nov.) are described from the Uttarakhand State of India (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Torrenticoliade). The number of torrenticolid water mites known from India now tallies 33 species. A key for water mite species of the genera Torrenticola and Monatractides from the Indian Subcontinent is given.

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Vladimir Pešić, Harry Smit, Shailza Negi, Pankaj Bahuguna, and Anoop K. Dobriyal "Torrenticolid water mites of India with description of three new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Torrenticolidae)," Systematic and Applied Acarology 25(2), 255-267, (21 February 2020). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.25.2.7
Received: 23 December 2019; Accepted: 22 January 2020; Published: 21 February 2020
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Hydrachnidia
India
new species
running waters
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