Journal:

2008. 16 (2)

Publicatione: 
CHECKLIST AND KEY TO SPECIES OF CARABODES (ACARI, ORIBATIDA, CARABODIDAE) OF THE CAUCASIAN REGION, WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES

Author:

Murvanidze M.


About author:

Murvanidze M., Maka Murvanidze, Georgia LEPL Institute of Zoology, Chavchavadze av. 31, 0179 Tbilisi, Georgia

Annotation:

A revised checklist is presented for the 28 species in the oribatid mite genus Carabodes (Carabodidae) that are known from the Caucasian region, including distributional data and new records from Georgia. An identification key for Caucasian Carabodes species and a table of characters are included. A new species from the West Georgian subtropical region, Carabodes kintrishiana sp.n., is proposed.

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