Aspidiobates geometricus Cook, 1986,

Smit, Harry, 2019, The water mite genus Aspidiobates Lundblad, 1941 from Australia (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Hygrobatidae) with the description of two new species, Zootaxa 4550 (1), pp. 115-122: 116-117

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4550.1.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F3E42E51-1E73-446A-A98D-EB5FF7250E9F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8E2087C2-FF87-FFAA-FF03-F52DFD4D3C4F

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Plazi

scientific name

Aspidiobates geometricus Cook, 1986
status

 

Aspidiobates geometricus Cook, 1986 

Material examined. VictoriaGoogleMaps  . 0/2/0, Stringers Creek upstream of Walhalla   GoogleMaps, 37°56.006 S 146°26.926 E, alt. 360 m asl, 9-iii-2008; 1/2/0, Cambell River upstream of caravan park, Great Otway Ranges NP, 38°34.335 S 143°56.731 E, 31-iii-2008GoogleMaps  ; 0/1/0, same location, hyporheic, 31-iii-2008GoogleMaps  . New South Wales. 1/1/0, Upper Kangaroo River , N of Kangaroo Valley, no gps data, 7-xi-2001  ; 1/0/0, Bola Creek at Bola Creek Picnic Area , Royal NP, no gps data, 8-xi- 2001  ; 0/4/0, Orara River along Upper Orara Road , 30°15.634 S 153°01.175 E, alt. 76 m asl, 7-xi-2003GoogleMaps  ; 0/1/0, Cool Creek , 30°26.814 S 152° 37.124 E, 22-xi-2003GoogleMaps  ; 2/0/0, Rosewood River at crossing with Little North Arm Road , near Thora, 30°24.133 S 152°46.380 E, 22-xi-2003GoogleMaps  ; 0/2/0, Little Wonder Creek near end of Buckra-Bendinni Road, 30°30.034 S 152°39.387 E, 23-xi-2003GoogleMaps  ; 1/3/0, Never Never Creek near Tallywood Point , 30°21.624 S 152°54.269 E, alt. 45 m asl, 23-xi-2003GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Nulla Nulla Creek near Nulla Nulla Picnic Area , no gps data, 24-xi- 2003  ; 0/4/0, Small unnamed creek below summit of Mt Kosciuszko , Mt Kosciuszko NP, 36°27.322 S, 148°15.929 E, alt. 2178 m asl, 7-xii-2003GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Unnamed creek at crossing with Wyndham-Candelo road, NE Forests NP, no gps data, 11-xii-2003  ; 1/0/0, Lake Creek at Lake Creek Camping Area , Wadbilliga NP, no gps data, 13-xii-2003  ; 6/ 7/0, Sugarloaf Creek at crossing with Misty Mountain Road, Monga NP, 35°33’44,70” S 150°0’48,61” E, 15-xii- 2003GoogleMaps  ; 2/1/0, Cabbage Tree Creek at crossing with Kings Highway , 35°34.367 S 150°02.537 E, alt. 260 m asl, 16- xii-2003GoogleMaps  ; 3/0/0, Carters Creek at crossing with Western Distributor Road , 35°30.914 S 150°03.546 E, alt. 187 m asl, 16-xii-2003GoogleMaps  ; 10/8/0, Hortons Creek at crossing with road Grafton-Armidale, 30°00.006 S 152°40.952 E, 6-xi- 2005GoogleMaps  ; 15/6, Never Never Creek at Tallywood Point , 30°21.624 S 152°54.269 E, 7-xi-2005GoogleMaps  . Queensland. 1/0/0, Dalrymple Creek, Goomburra State Forest , 27°58.781 S 152°20.621 E, alt. 690 m asl, 17-xi-2003GoogleMaps  ; 4/4/0, Kauri Creek, Danbulla State Forest , 17°08.056 S 145°35.892 E, alt. 700 m asl, 13-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Whyanbeel Creek , N of Mossman, 16°22.205 S 145°19.633 E, alt. 143 m asl, 15-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 0/1/0, Behana Creek , S of Gordonvale, Wooroonooran NP, 17°10.705 S 145°49.750 E, 16-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Henrietta Creek , Wooroonooran NP, 17°35.884 S 145°45.548 E, alt. 390 m asl, 19-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 4/5/1, Lacey Creek, Mission Beach , 17°51.068 S 146°03.871 E, alt. 81 m asl, 20-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 17/31/0, Birthday Creek , Paluma Range NP, 18°58.799 S 146°10.012 E, 21-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 1/2/0, Rawson Creek , Eungella NP, no gps data, 25-x-2005  ; 4/3/0, Mickey Creek downstream of confluence with Warrumbah Creek , Carnarvon NP, 25°4’51,49” S 148°15’9,86” E, 28-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 1/2/0, Helhole Gorge , Carnarvon NP, 25°3’24,82” S 148°12’42,63´ E, 29-x-2005  ; 1/3/0, Violet Creek , Carnarvon NP, no gps data, 29-x-2005  ; 0/1/0, Carnarvon Creek upstream of confluence with Moss Gorge , Carnarvon NP, 25°03.075 S 148°12.697 E, alt. 430 m asl, 29-x-2005GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Kongaboola Creek before confluence with Carnarvon Creek , Carnarvon NP, no gps data, 29- x-2005  ; 0/1/0, Anamoor Creek at Anamoor Campground, Anamoor State Forest , 26°21.579 S 152°33.385 E, alt. 119 m asl, 2-xi-2005GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Buaraba Creek , Ravensbourne NP, no gps data, 4-xi-2005  ; 1/1/0, Dalrymple Creek, Goomburra Forest Reserve , 27°58.781 S 152°20.621 E, 5-xi-2005GoogleMaps  ; 2/4/0, Clohesy River near Fig Tree , Dinden NP, 16°56.140 S 145°37.033 E, alt. 442 m asl, 30-x-2014GoogleMaps  ; 0/2/0, Mulgrave River near outflow of Kearneys Creek , Wooroonooran NP, 17°14.430 S 145°46.456 E, alt. 69 m asl, 1-xi-2014GoogleMaps  ; 0/1/0, Stream downstream of Kearney Falls, Goldsborough Valley , Wooroonooran NP, 17°14.286 S 145°46.907 E, alt. 139 m asl, 1-xi-2014GoogleMaps  ; 2/4/0, Unnamed creek with big boulders, Goldsborough Valley , Wooroonooran NP, 17°15.959 S 145°47.118 E, alt. 105 m asl, 2-xi-2014GoogleMaps  ; 0/2/0, Unnamed creek Goldsborough Valley , Wooroonooran NP, 17°15.703 S 145°46.983 E, alt. 113 m asl, 2-xi-2014GoogleMaps  ; 0/1/0, Gooligan Creek at crossing with Palmerston Highway , Wooroonooran NP, 17°36.267 S 145°45.726 E, alt. 370 m asl, 7-xi-2014GoogleMaps  ; 0/1/0, Birthday Creek , upstream of falls, Paluma Range NP, 18°58.559 S 146°09.498 E, alt. 786 m asl, 9-xi-2014GoogleMaps  .

Remarks. The most common of the Australian Aspidiobates  species, occurring in eastern and south-eastern Australia (Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland).