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Title: Canestriniidae (Acari, Astigmata) of Poland, with key to species of the genus Photia Oudemans, 1904


Haitlinger, Ryszard

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Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 55, no. 2 ; Canestriniidae of Poland and the key to Photia mites ; Canestriniidae (Acari, Astigmata) Polski, z kluczem do oznaczania roztoczy z rodzaju Photia Oudemans, 1904


Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii


Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS

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Bibliogr.: p. 192 ; P. 185-193 ; 25 cm ; Abstracts in Polish. Taxa in Latin

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In Poland 14 species of canestriniid mites were found. The total number of collected mites were 1693. Photiahejniana and P. chrysocarabi are most numerous species in the country. Only P. hejniana was stated in the whole country. Very rare species are Percanestrinia blaptis, Dicanestrinia knobi, D. huberti, Coleopterophagus albini and Pseudocanestrinia mahunkai. All these species are associated with rare host species in Poland. Key to the Photia species of the world is provided.


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oai:rcin.org.pl:34845 ; 10.3161/00159301FF2012.55.2.185


MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P.256 vol. 55 no. 2 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. patrz sygn. czas. P.4664 vol. 55 no. 2 ; click here to follow the link



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Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund



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