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Hoplophthiracarus species (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae) from China with descriptions of two new species

  • Dong LiuEmail author


In this study, two new species of Hoplophthiracarus (Acari: Oribatida: Phthiracaridae) from China are described, Hoplophthiracarus fujianensis sp. n. and Hoplophthiracarus longqiensis sp. n. A key to known Chinese species of Hoplophthiracarus is provided.

Key words

soil mites ptyctimous mites Phthiracaridae Hoplophthiracarus new species China 


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I thank all collectors of specimens mentioned in this paper. This work was supported by the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation funded project [Grant No. 2015M580243], the Funds for The Excellent Youth Scholars of “IGA, CAS” (DLSYQ2012004), the Knowledge Innovation Programs of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (KSCX2-EW-Z-8), the Major Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China—Fauna Sinica (31493021), the key research program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant No. KZZD-EWTZ-16), the Scientific and Technological Developing Scheme of Jilin Province (No. 20130206073), the National Natural Science-Foundation of China (Grant No. 31101617), and the State Key Program of National Natural Science of China (Grant No. 41430857).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Wetland Ecology and Environment, Northeast Institute of Geography and AgroecologyChinese Academy of SciencesChangchunP. R. China

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