A Checklist of the Water Mites Inhabiting European Inland Waters
from Limnofauna Europaea, kindly authorized by Spektrum Verlag
This is an update (last modified: 01-09-2016) of the water mite chapter published by K.O.Viets (1978) in Limnofauna Europaea.
Some taxa which are obviously or probably synonyms are included (see taxonomic remarks at the end of the line). Taxonomic remarks are given as often as they appeared necessary, but further comments will prove to be necessary in future.
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Dinaric Western Balkan
Hellenic Western Balkan
Israel, Turkey, Syria
The update is based on papers published since 1978 or personally communication by Bader, Biesiadka, Cimpean, Davids, Di Sabatino, Erman, Gerecke, Gledhill, Oezkan, Pesic, Smit, Tuzovskij, Valdecasas, Van der Hammen, K.O.Viets, Wainstein; and for older data from the areas x and y on the private database Di Sabatino & Gerecke. As compared with K.O.Viets (1978), this list is completed also for the area x (Maghreb) and y (Israel, Turkey, Syria).