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Env Exp Biol (2012) 10: 67–75
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Env Exp Biol (2012) 10: 67–75

Original Article

Revision and renovation of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) specimen collection of Institute of Biology, Latvia

Uģis Kagainis*
Institute of Biology, University of Latvia, Miera 3, Salaspils LV-2169, Latvia
*Corresponding author, E-mail: oribatida@inbox.lv

Abstract

enovation and revision of the twenty years old oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) collection of Institute of Biology, University of Latvia was performed. The method of renovation is breafly described and the results are summarised in a species list. The revised list of 77 recorded species and subspecies, including 13 species new to the fauna of Latvia, is presented and show high discrepancy in identification.

Key words: fauna, Latvia, Oribatida mites, renovation, remounting, specimen.

 
Env Exp Biol (2012) 10: 67–75
 DOI: http://doi.org/10.22364/eeb
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