Alismobates galapagoensis Pfingstl & Schatz, 2017

Chatterjee, Tapas, Pfingstl, Tobias & Pešić, Vladimir, 2018, A checklist of marine littoral mites (Acari) associated with mangroves, Zootaxa 4442 (2), pp. 221-240: 229

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-BF31-5755-46B7-FF28ECC58A3E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Alismobates galapagoensis Pfingstl & Schatz, 2017
status

 

Alismobates galapagoensis Pfingstl & Schatz, 2017 

Records associated with mangroves: Pinnacle Rock, Bartolomé Island, Galápagos, mangrove leaf litter; Divine’s Bay south of Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos, intertidal algae from rocks and mangrove roots; Wreck Bay, San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos, decaying mangrove leaf litter; Darwin Bay, Genovesa Island, Galápagos, moist leaves and soil under Rhizophora mangle  and Cryptocarpus pyriformis  mangroves (Pfingstl & Schatz 2017).

Distribution: Galápagos.

Remarks: This species shows a broad ecological spectrum and can inhabit different microhabitats in the littoral area, from rocky shore and mangrove litter to dryer habitats above the intertidal zone (Pfingstl & Schatz 2017).