Arrenurus (Megaluracarus) rostratus Daday, 1898

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: 88

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Arrenurus (Megaluracarus) rostratus Daday, 1898


Arrenurus (Megaluracarus) rostratus Daday, 1898 

Material examined. 3/2/0, Pond between Kaeng Krachan and Tha Yang , Phetchaburi Province, 12° 56.131ʹ N, 99° 48.543ʹ E, alt. 11 m a.s.l., 30-xi-2007, leg H. Smit; 1/0/0, rice field, Ubon Ratchathani Province, 15° 32.347ʹ N, 104° 26.052ʹ E, 24-x-2010  ; 0/1/0, swamp Kaeng Leang Chan , Maha Sarakham Province, 16° 11.469ʹ N, 103° 12.413ʹ E, 2-xi-2016  ; 1/1/0, Lam Sam Lai Reservoir , Nakhon Ratchasima Province, 31-x-2010  ; 0/1/0, Roadside pond, Sisaket Province, 15° 05.462ʹ N, 104° 19.832ʹ E, 9-ii-2011  .

Remarks. Arrenurus rostratus  is widespread species in the Oriental region. Furthermore, a subspecies is reported from northern Australia ( K.O. Viets 1984). It is new for the fauna of Thailand.