Fortuynia rotunda Marshall & Pugh, 2002

Chatterjee, Tapas, Pfingstl, Tobias & Pešić, Vladimir, 2018, A checklist of marine littoral mites (Acari) associated with mangroves, Zootaxa 4442 (2), pp. 221-240: 230

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4442.2.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:54AD9AAE-3106-4875-82FD-07A77427FB16

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F0D44D-BF30-5754-46B7-FD0AE9558BE8

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Fortuynia rotunda Marshall & Pugh, 2002
status

 

Fortuynia rotunda Marshall & Pugh, 2002 

Records associated with mangroves: Barra reef near Inhambane, Mozambique, pneumatophores and stems of Avicennia  mangroves ( Marshall & Pugh 2002)  . Okukubi River , Kin Town, Okinawa Island, Japan, algae from mangrove forest floor ( Karasawa & Hijii 2004). 

Distribution: Mozambique, Japan.

Remarks: Fortuynia rotunda  is the only species of this genus that inhabits exclusively mangrove habitats.