Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of South Georgia, South Atlantic

Twenty-one species of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida), including three new species, are reported from samples collected on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Fossonothrus wallworki n.sp., Lanceoppia elegantula n.sp. and Edwardzetes australis n.sp. are described and figured. Ten additional species, recorded previously, provides a total of 31 species for the island.

Details

Publication status:
Published
Author(s):
Authors: Starý, J., Block, W.

On this site: William Block
Date:
1 January, 1995
Journal/Source:
Journal of Natural History / 29
Page(s):
1469-1481
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939500770631