Agauopsis conjuncta Viets, 1941

Chatterjee, Tapas & Durucan, Furkan, 2022, A checklist of halacarid and pontarachnid mites (Acari: Halacaridae and Pontarachnidae) found in seagrass habitats, Persian Journal of Acarology 11 (2), pp. 187-223 : 191

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Agauopsis conjuncta Viets, 1941


Agauopsis conjuncta Viets, 1941

Report found in seagrass habitats – This species was reported among seagrass Zostera sp. from Split, Croatia (Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean Sea) ( Viets 1939, 1940). This was also reported among seagrass Cymodocea nodosa from Kaş, Antalya (Levantine Sea, Mediterranean Sea) ( Durucan and Boyaci 2018); among Posidonia oceanica from Bozcaada, Çanakkale (Aegean Sea, Mediterranean Sea) ( Durucan 2021a).

Remarks – This species was first described by Viets (1940) from the various habitats which was collected from the Adriatic Sea ( Croatia - Rovinj and Split). Later, this was recorded from Tyrrhenian Sea (Livorno) by Morselli and Mari (1985).