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Published: 2022-09-16

Two new water mite species of the genus Atractides Koch (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) from Asia

Papanin Institute for Biology of Inland Waters of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Borok, Yaroslavl Province, 152742, Russia
Acari Hydrachnidia Hygrobatidae


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