Oribatula interrupta (Willmann, 1939)

Murvanidze, Maka, Mumladze, Levan & Todria, Nino, 2019, A contribution to the knowledge of oribatid and mesostigmatic mites (Acari) with new records in Georgia, Persian Journal of Acarology 8 (4), pp. 309-325: 313

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http://doi.org/ 10.22073/pja.v8i4.51419

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Oribatula interrupta (Willmann, 1939)


Oribatula interrupta (Willmann, 1939)  

Syn.: Zygoribatula interrupta Willmann, 1939   Oribatula sitnikovae Iordansky, 1991  

Material – Javakheti highland (N 41.3647024, E 43.77508485, 2096m a.s.l.), subalpine hey meadow, 6 individuals, coll. Mumladze, L., 18.09.2018 GoogleMaps   ; Samgle Klde cave (N,42.344692, E 43.337976, 403m a.s.l.), soil from the cave entrance, one individual, coll. Barjadze, S., 03.03.2017   .

Distribution in Caucasus – Presence of this species in Georgia is missing from the checklist. Early findings are known from Batumi ( Shtanchaeva and Subias 2010). Other findings in Caucasus are known from Russia – Makhachkala, Tsumilukh, Untsukul, Armenia – Karashamb; Azerbaijan – Massali, Lenkoran, Sheki ( Shtanchaeva and Subias 2010).

Global distribution – Holarctic (Subias 2004, update 2018).

Habitat – Mountainous species. Moss and meadows ( Weigmann 2006).