Checklist of the Oribatid Mites of the Netherlands (Acari: Oribatida)

H. Siepel, A. Zaitsev, M. Berg

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More than fifty years ago Van der Hammen published the last checklist of oribatid mites (or moss mites) for the Netherlands. Since then the species number has almost doubled to 318 species, of which 100 are presented here for the first time. Brief data on occurence and nomenclature are provided for each species. A short list of fossil species known from the Netherlands is presented seperately
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-112
JournalNederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • oribatida
  • mites
  • identification
  • species


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