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A new species of the genus Arhodeoporus (Acari: Halacaridae) from Zanzibar, Tanzania
Chatterjee, T.; Pesic, V.; De Troch, M. (2008). A new species of the genus Arhodeoporus (Acari: Halacaridae) from Zanzibar, Tanzania. Cah. Biol. Mar. 49(2): 185-190
In: Cahiers de Biologie Marine. Station Biologique de Roscoff: Paris. ISSN 0007-9723; e-ISSN 2262-3094, more
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    Classification > Taxonomy
    Taxa > Species > New taxa > New species
    Arhodeoporus Newell, 1947 [WoRMS]; Arhodeoporus tanzanicus Chatterjee, Pesic & De Troch, 2008 [WoRMS]; Halacaridae Murray, 1877 [WoRMS]
    ISW, Tanzania, Zanzibar [Marine Regions]
Author keywords
    marine halacaridae; new species; Arhodeoporus; Zanzibar; Tanzania

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  • Chatterjee, T.
  • Pesic, V.
  • De Troch, M., more

    Arhodeoporus tanzanicus sp. nov. is described on the basis of the specimens collected from Pingwe, the eastcoast of Zanzibar, Tanzania. This is the first record of the genus from Tanzania. This species is a member of the longirostris group and characterized by dorsal seta-5 posterior to the anterior gland pore on posterior dorsal plate (PD), anterior margin of PD truncate, ocular plate with long tail surpassing the level of anterior gland pore on PD, rostrum longer than gnathosomal base, tip of rostrum extending to basal part of fourth palpal segment, bipectinate setae on tibiae I-IV: 0-2-1-1.

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