Melanozetes meridianus Sellnick, 1928,

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 139

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4666.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8676DA1E-46F1-FF0A-FF53-F5FEFD83F8CD

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Felipe

scientific name

Melanozetes meridianus Sellnick, 1928
status

 

Melanozetes meridianus Sellnick, 1928 

Geographic Location: AK: Barrow ( Hurd & Lindquist 1958; Bohnsack 1973); Fairbanks; 68°N, 160°W ( Hammer 1955a); Cape Thompson ( Watson et al. 1966); Kodiak Is., West of Pinguicula Lake ( Hammer 1967)  ; Northern and northwest coastal plain; Atqasuk; Brooks Range; Fairbanks Region; Denali NP; Chugach Mtns; Kenai Peninsula; Aleutian Islands ( Behan 1978a); Brooks Range ( Behan-Pelletier 1986); Elliott Highway Burn, (65°19’N, 149°06’W) ( Thomas & McLean 1988); YT: Richardson Mtns ( Hammer 1952a); Ivvavik NP, British Mtns, near Firth River, 69°13’N, 140°05’W; 69°17’N, 140°03’W; 69°09’N, 140°10’W; Sheep Creek, 69°101N, 140°18’W ( Behan-Pelletier 1986, 1997); NT: Coppermine ( Hammer 1952a); Mackenzie Delta arctic and subarctic ( Behan 1978a); Tuktoyaktuk (Behan & Hill 1978); MB: Churchill ( Hammer 1952a); QC: Northern arctic ( Behan 1978a; Behan & Hill 1978).

Habitats: Sphagnum  bog; tussock heath; wet mosses in flood plain; dry tundra ( Behan-Pelletier 1997b).

Distribution: Holarctic.