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Type: Proceedings Papers
Published: 2022-11-30
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Mite conservation: which species should we care about—and should we care at all?

Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane, 4101, Australia
threatened species threatening processes extinction rarity biodiversity


The enormous diversity of mites, some of which depend upon a single host species, coupled with threatened species and environments, means that some must be endangered or even extinct. But how do we identify an endangered mite species, recognise which species are at greater risk of extinction, and determine how they can be incorporated in conservation efforts?


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