• Title, Summary, Keyword: marine Halacarldae

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Copidognathus koreanus, a New Species of Halacaridae (Acari) from Korea (한국산 짠물응애과(진드기목)의 1신종, Copidognathus koreanus)

  • Tapas Chatterjee;Cheon Young Chang
    • Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity
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    • v.19 no.1
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    • pp.95-102
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    • 2003
  • A new species of Halacaridae, Copidognathus koreanus is recorded from the Korean coast mostly among intertidal coralline algae. The present new species comes close with C.auroroe Newell, C.curtus (Hall), C.richardi (Trouessart) and C.unolaskensis Newell. Morphological similarities and dissimilarities among them are discussed. This is the first report on the marine halacarid mite from Korea.