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Taxonomic notes on halacarids (Acari) from the Skagerrak area

  • Ilse Bartsch1
Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen45:BF02365638


A total of 27 halacarid species were found in sediments taken at 5–25 m depth off the western coast of Sweden. The four speciesCopidognathus magnipalpus, Actacarus obductus, Coloboceras longiusculus, andLohmannella multisetosa are new to the fauna of the northeastern North Atlantic; taxonomic diagnoses of these species are given.Anomalohalacarus septentrionalis andCamactognathus borealis, both new species, are described.