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Two new species of the genus
Two new species of the genus Celyphoma Emeljanov, 1971 in the tribe Issini, C. quadrupla sp. nov. and C. bifurca sp. nov., are described and illustrated. In addition, the male and female reproductiveExpand
Evolution of endemism on a young tropical mountain
This investigation of the evolutionary routes to endemism on the 4,095-metre-high Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, East Malaysia finds that most of its unique biodiversity is younger than the mountain itself, and comprises a mix of immigrant pre-adapted lineages and descendants from local lowland ancestors, although substantial shifts from lower to higher vegetation zones in this latter group were rare. Expand
Two new species of the water mite family Pontarachnidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia), with a discussion of the taxonomic status of Pontarachna hinumaensis Imamura
Two new species are described of the predominantly marine water mite family Pontarachnidae, i.e. Pontarachna africana n. sp. from South Africa and Litarachna hongkongensis n. sp. from Hong Kong,Expand
Evidence of cryptic and pseudocryptic speciation in Brachypodopsis baumi species complex (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Aturidae) from Borneo, with description of three new species
Abstract Water mites of the Brachypodopsis baumi species complex are confined to SE Asia, and up to now have been considered to belong to one species only. In the present study we used morphologicalExpand
Torrenticolid water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) from Malaysian Borneo.
The aims of this study were to reconstruct phylogenetic relationships of the newly collected torrenticolids using molecular methods, and describe all new species, and a key to the species of Monatractides is presented. Expand
On the taxonomy of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) described from the Palaearctic. part 1: Hydrachnidae, Limnocharidiae and Eylaidae
This paper collects taxonomic changes in the families Hydrachnidae, Limnocharidae and Eylaidae which become necessary following revision of material from museum collections and recent field work. TheExpand
New records of the water mite family Arrenuridae from the Afrotropical region, with the description of 11 new species and two new subspecies (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
Ten new species and two new subspecies of the water mite genus Arrenurus are described from the Afrotropical region, and the male of A. petri Cook is redescribed and the female of this species is described for the first time. Expand
Five new species of the water mite family Pontarachnidae from Western Australia (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
Five new species are described of the predominantly marine water mite family Pontarachnidae from Western Australia: Pontarachna australis, P. dampierensis, P. minuta, Litarachna bartschae and L.Expand
Rheophilic water mites from southern Argentina, with the description of one new genus and three new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia)
Water mites from Southern Argentinean streams were examined, finding three new species, viz. Expand