- New and rare water mites from New Caledonia (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
- Book title
- Zoologica Neocaledonica 7: Biodiversity studies in New Caledonia
- Number of pages
- Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
- Document type
- Faculty of Science (FNWI)
Examinations of water mites collected in New Caledonia between 1996 and 2005 resulted in 13 species new to science: Javathyas neocaledonicus n. sp., Frontipoda mouensis n. sp., F. purpurea n. sp., Aspidiobates brevipes n. sp., A. convexus n. sp., A. denticulatus n. sp., A. longisetus n. sp., A. simplipalpis n. sp., A. villosus n. sp., Caledoniabates asper n. sp., Gondwanabates neocaledonicus n. sp., Recifella stygophila n. sp. and Nudomideopsis maryae n. sp. The male of Aspidiobates rarus Smit and the female of A. minutus Smit are described for the first time, while a redescription is given for the male of A. minutus Smit. A key is presented for all New Caledonian Aspidiobates species. The males of Koenikea solitaria Smit and Arrenurus expansipalpis (Smit) n. comb. are described for the first time. Diplodontus haliki Lundblad is reported for the first time from New Caledonia.
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