Sphaerozetes arcticus Hammer, 1952,

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 141

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4666.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BA01E30E-7F64-49AB-910A-7EE6E597A4A4

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4349408

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8676DA1E-46F7-FF0C-FF53-F216FD83FBBC

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Felipe

scientific name

Sphaerozetes arcticus Hammer, 1952
status

 

Sphaerozetes arcticus Hammer, 1952 

Geographic Location: AK: Fort Richardson; Fairbanks ( Hammer 1955a); Cape Thompson ( Watson et al. 1966); Fairbanks Region ( Behan 1978a); Brooks Range, Toolik Lake (Behan-Pelletier 1985); YT: Richardson Mtns ( Hammer 1952a); Eagle River; Ivvavik NP, British Mtns, 68°54’N, 140°23’W; Firth River floodplain; 69°17’N, 140°03’W; Sheep Creek, 69°101’N, 140°18’W (Behan-Pelletier 1985, 1997); NT: Tuktoyaktuk; Reindeer Station ( Hammer 1952a); Mackenzie Delta arctic and subarctic ( Behan 1978a); NU: Coppermine ( Hammer 1952a); AB: ABMI Sites ( Walter et al. 2014; Meehan et al. 2019); 35 km north of Fort McMurray ( McAdams et al. 2018); NS: Cape Breton Highlands NP, Beulach Ban Falls; south branch of Aspy River (Behan-Pelletier 1985; 2010; Behan-Pelletier et al. 1987); NL: between Corner Brook and Little Grand Lake ( Dwyer et al. 1997, 1998).

Habitats: tussock tundra; birch and alder litter; willow litter along floodplain; wet meadow with Equisetum  , Eriophorum  , moss, Carex  ; boggy area with moss and Carex  ; Balsam fir forests; boreal forest with White spruce, Black spruce, Jack pine and Trembling aspen.

Distribution: Holarctic.