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A new species of the genus Hydrodroma Koch, 1837 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hydrodromidae), with a key to the hitherto known six species of the genus in Australia

Author(s): Vladimir Pešić | Harry Smit

Journal: ZooKeys
ISSN 1313-2989

Volume: 143;
Start page: 13;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: water mites | new species | taxonomy

The genus Hydrodroma Koch, 1837 in Australia consists of six species, the newly described H. meridionalis sp. n. included. The new species is described from 45 sampling sites from running waters in Queensland, Victoria, New Southern Wales, Western Australia, Northern Territory and South Australia. Furthermore, a key for the identification of species of Hydrodroma occurring in Australia is given.
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