Limnesia (Limnesia) lembangensis Piersig, 1906

Smit, Harry, 2017, New records of water mites from standing waters in Thailand, with the description of nine new species (Acari: Hydrachnidia), Zootaxa 4312 (1), pp. 69-91: 74

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Limnesia (Limnesia) lembangensis Piersig, 1906


Limnesia (Limnesia) lembangensis Piersig, 1906 

Material examined. 28/15/0, Chiang Saen Lake , Chiang Rai Province, 20° 15.701ʹ N, 100° 02.830ʹ E, alt. 360 m a.s.l., 19-xi-2001, leg H. Smit; 4/7/0, Pond at Den Ya Kat, Doi Chiang Dao NP, Chiang Mai Province, 19° 22.419ʹ N, 98° 50.005ʹ E, alt. 1450 m a.s.l., 23-xi-2007, leg H. Smit; 0/2/0, Huay Talad Reservoir, Buriram Province, 14° 52ʹ 00.1ʺ N, 103° 04ʹ 24.6ʺ E, 4-x-2010  ; 1/2/0, Huay Yang Reservoir , Buiram Province, 14° 35ʹ 17.1ʺ N, 102° 29ʹ 25.9ʺ E, 6-x-2010  ; 1/0/0, Bueng Nong Khon Swamp , Ubon Ratchathiani Province, 15° 19.315ʹ N, 104° 43.049ʹ E, 24-x-2010  ; 0/1/0, Rock pool, Maha Sarakham Province, 16° 11ʹ 17.36ʺ N, 102° 52ʹ 5.90ʺ E, 2-xi-2016  ; 1/2/0, Huay Wang Nong Reservoir , Ubon Ratchathani Province, 15° 15.596ʹ N, 104° 53.811ʹ E, 24-x-2010  .

Remarks. The species is widespread in the Oriental region, and occurring as far as Australia. Previously, it was reported from Thailand by Imamura (1964).