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Title: The armoured mite fauna (Acari: Oribatida) from a long-term study in the Scots pine forest of the Northern Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve, Latvia

Subtitle:

Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 57, no. 2 ; Fauna roztoczy (Acari: Oribatida) zebrana w długoterminowych badaniach w sosnowych lasach w Północnym Rezerwacie Biosfery Vidzeme, Łotwa ; Oribatida from Scots pine forest in Latvia

Contributor:

Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii

Publisher:

Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

P. 141-149 ; 25 cm ; Bibliogr. p. 18-149 ; Abstract in Polish.

Abstract:

In 1992–2012, a considerable amount of soil micro-arthropods has been collected annually as a part of a project of the National Long-Term Ecological Research Network of Latvia at the Mazsalaca Scots Pine forest sites of the North Vidzeme Biosphere Reserve. Until now, the data on oribatid species have not been published. This paper presents a list of oribatid species collected during 21 years of ongoing research in three pine stands of different age. The faunistic records refer to 84 species (including 17 species new to the fauna of Latvia), 1 subspecies, 1 form, 5 morphospecies and 18 unidentified taxa. The most dominant and most frequent oribatid species are Oppiella (Oppiella) nova, Tectocepheus velatus velatus and Suctobelbella falcata.

References:

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Relation:

Fragmenta Faunistica

Volume:

57

Issue:

2

Start page:

141

End page:

149

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:51826 ; 10.3161/00159301FF2014.57.2.141

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. P.4664 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. P.256 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

eng ; pol

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Creative Commons Attribution BY 3.0 PL license

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