Nothrus anauniensis Canestrini & Fanzago, 1876,

Colloff, Matthew J., 2011, A review of the oribatid mite family Nothridae in Australia, with new species of Novonothrus and Trichonothrus from rain forest and their Gondwanan biogeographical affinities (Acari: Oribatida), Zootaxa 3005, pp. 1-44: 3-4

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.204042

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Nothrus anauniensis Canestrini & Fanzago, 1876
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Nothrus anauniensis Canestrini & Fanzago, 1876 

Material examined. Two nymphs, 14 females, ANIC 345, rain forest, Mount Tiptree, 17 °03' 13 "S, 145 ° 37 ' 57 "E, 730 m., coll. R.W. Taylor & J.E. Feehan, 29.vi. 1971. Six nymphs, two females, ANIC 430, rain forest, Eacham National Park, Queensland. 17 ° 17 ' 24 "S 145 ° 37 ' 38 "E, 760 m., coll. R.W. Taylor, 1–7.iv. 1973. Three females, ANIC 538, rain forest, Byfield, Queensland, 22 ° 51 'S 150 ° 39 'E, 60 m., coll R.W. Taylor & T.A. Weir, 26.x. 1976. One female, terricolous moss on creek bank, Wilsons Creek, The Pocket Road, Main Arm, near Mullumbimby, New South Wales, 28 ° 30 ' 16 "S, 153 ° 27 ' 3 "E, 65 m., coll. M.J. Colloff, 4.xi. 2009. Five females, moss, Point Perpendicular, Beecroft Peninsula, New South Wales, 35 °05' 35 "S 150 ° 48 ' 24 "E, coll. P. Greenslade, 21.iii. 1995. One female, Howden trap, pasture, Illawong Cattle Stud, near Broulee, 25 km south of Batemans Bay, New South Wales, 35 ° 51 'S, 150 °09'E, 25 m., coll. S. Runko, 23.vii. 1981. Four nymphs, five females, ANIC 104, Middlegate Road, Norfolk Island, 29 °02' 40 "S 167 ° 57 ' 42 "E, 130 m., coll. M.S. Upton, 9.vii. 1968. Twelve nymphs, 13 females, ANIC 112, Eucalyptus  forest, Mount Pitt, Norfolk Island, 29 °01' 32 "S 167 ° 56 ' 16 "E, 100 m., coll. 17.vii. 1968. Nine nymphs, 12 females, ANIC 954, litter, African olive ( Olea europaea  ssp. cuspidate), Red Road Valley, Phillip Island off Norfolk Island, 29 °07' 18 "S 167 ° 57 '03"E, coll. J.E. Feehan, 28.iii. 1984. Two nymphs, three females, ANIC 957, red guava ( Pisidium cattleianum  var. cattleianum  ) and pine ( Araucaria heterophylla  ) area, near Highland Guesthouse, Norfolk Island, 29 °01' 26 "S 167 ° 57 '05"E, coll. J.E. Feehan, 24.iii. 1984. Five females, ANIC 958, palms and ferns area, Norfolk Island National Park, 29 °01'09"S 167 ° 56 ' 32 "E, coll. J.E. Feehan, 25.iii. 1984.

Remarks. The specimens from Queensland and New South Wales are very close morphologically to the supplementary description of N. anauniensis  by Olszanowski (1996). This species was recorded from Australia by Palmer & Norton (1991); ex: litter of Creeping Boobialla, Myoporum parvifolium, Windsor Gardens, Adelaide  , South Australia, 34 ° 52 ' 35 "S, 138 ° 38 ' 50 "E, ca. 50 m., coll. D. Hirst, 7.ix. 1987 (R.A. Norton, personal communication, 2011).

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Australian National Insect Collection