Axonopsis (Brachypodopsis) latifrons Walter, 1928

Pešić, Vladimir, Chatterjee, Tapas & Bordoloi, Sabitry, 2010, A checklist of the water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) of India, with new records and description of one new species, Zootaxa 2617, pp. 1-54 : 18

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https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.197964

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6203571

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scientific name

Axonopsis (Brachypodopsis) latifrons Walter, 1928
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Axonopsis (Brachypodopsis) latifrons Walter, 1928 ( Fig. 1 A–F View FIGURE 1 A – F )

New records: India: Assam State, Kamrup district, SW of Guwahati city, Deeper Beel wetland, among the vegetation of the water hyacinth Eichhornia corniculata, 26.10903 N 91.68359 E, 37 m asl., 8. xii. 2009, leg. Das & Bordoloi, 18 / 5 /0 (1 / 1 /0 mounted).

Material compared: NHMB: 4610 Axonopsis latifrons Walter , 3 labelled as " Typus " XII/ 80, Vorder-Indien 1916, coll. Chappuis; 4611 Axonopsis latifrons Walter, Ƥ XII/ 81, Vorder-Indien 1916, coll. Chappuis.

Records from the study area: Kerala—Walter (1928); Prasad (1974).

Remarks: This is the first record of Axonopsis latifrons after its orginal description of Walter (1928). The specimens from Deeper Beel-lake agree well the type specimens. Figures 1 A – F View FIGURE 1 A – F show some morphological details of the specimens from Assam State.

Habitat: Standing waters, e.g., ponds, lakes.

Distribution: India.

NHMB

Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel