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Dynamics of planetesimals due to gas drag from an eccentric precessing disc
We analyse the dynamics of individual kilometre-size planetesimals in circumstellar orbits of a tight binary system. We include both the gravitational perturbations of the secondary star and aExpand
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A cladistic analysis of Erythracarinae (Acarina: Prostigmata: Anystidae), with the description of a new genus
A cladistic analysis of sixty erythracarine species is presented and used to justify recent nomenclatorial changes to the classification of erythracarine genera. Erythracarinae is redescribed, and aExpand
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A new species of Microcaeculus from Australia (Acarina: Caeculidae), with notes on its biology and behavior
Abstract Microcaeculus pica n. sp. (Acarina : Caeculidae) is described from Australia. This mite feedson Collembola in the laboratory and shows courtship behavior in which the male climbs onto theExpand
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Studies on parasitism, development and phenology of Johnstoniana parva n. sp. (Acari: Parasitengonae: Johnstonianidae) including a description of all active instars
In controlled experiments, all ontogenetic instars of Johnstoniana parva n. sp., a relatively small member of the genus, were reared. The species is described morphologically for all active instarsExpand
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Revision of the genus Erythracarus Berlese (Acarina: Anystidae: Erythracarinae)
The mite genus Erythracarus is revised and redefined and the new pyrrholeucus species group is described. The type species of Erythracarus is established as E. ruricola and the previous designationExpand
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Spongihalacarus longiscutus n. gen., n. sp., a marine mite (Acari: prostigmata: Halacaridae) associated with an alga-sponge symbiosis from the great barrier reef lagoon in australia
Abstract A new genus and species, Spongihalacarus longiscutus, is described from the Great Barrier Reef lagoon. The new species was associated with “sponge weed,” a symbiosis between the red algaExpand
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Xenohalacarus longirostris n. gen., n. sp., a marine mite (Acari: Halacaridae: Lohmannellinae) from Chilcott Islet, Australia
Abstract Female, male and deutonymph of a new genus and species, Xenohalacarus longirostris, are described from Chilcott Islet in the Coral Sea. The new species, which is tentatively assigned to theExpand
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