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The genera Metalorryia and Tydeus (Acari : Prostigmata : Tydeidae), new and unrecorded species from south Sweden

  • F Momen
  • Lars Lundqvist
Publishing year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 225-236
Publication/Series: International Journal of Acarology
Volume: 31
Issue: 3
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Indira Publishing House

Abstract english

Six tydeid mite species assigned to two genera are described and illustrated: Metalorryia anchisi n. sp. and Tydeus onestiae n. sp. from mosses, lichens and decaying wood; Tydeus belfiori n. sp. and T. armindae n. sp. from lichens and bark of old apple trees; Tydeus ramiri n. sp. from lichens and mosses of Pinus and Sphagnum moss on the ground; and Tydeus serpettae n. sp. from mosses on stones near sea-water. Lorryia arkadiensis Panou and Emmanouel, 1995 is recorded for the first time in Sweden.


  • Zoology
  • Tydeus
  • Metalorryia
  • taxonomy
  • Acari
  • Tydeidae
  • Sweden


  • ISSN: 0164-7954
Anders Lundquist
E-mail: lars [dot] lundqvist [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

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