Oribatella arctica Thor, 1930,

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 113

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8676DA1E-460B-FFF0-FF53-F5D2FD83F871

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Felipe

scientific name

Oribatella arctica Thor, 1930
status

 

Oribatella arctica Thor, 1930 

Synonymy: Oribatella arctica litoralis Strenzke 1950  : ( Weigmann 2006).

Geographic Location: AK: Fairbanks Region( Hammer1955a); Cape Thompson ( Watson et al. 1966; Behan 1978a; Behan & Hill 1978); Atqasuk; Brooks Range; Fairbanks Region; Denali NP ( Behan 1978a); YT: Richardson Mtns ( Hammer 1952a); Herschel Is. ( Behan 1978a); 69°10’N, 138°30’W; 68°56’N, 137°06’W; 68°57.5’N, 137°17’W; 67°58’N, 136°29’W; 67°59’N, 136°32’W ( Behan-Pelletier 2011, Behan-Pelletier & Walter 2012); NT, Reindeer Station; Yellowknife ( Hammer 1952a); Tuktoyaktuk; Mackenzie Delta ( Behan 1978a); Bernard Harbour; Reindeer Station, 68°42’N, 134°08’W; Banks Is., 73°05’N, 123°23’W (Behan- Pelletier 2011, Behan-Pelletier & Walter 2012); NU: Coppermine ( Hammer 1952a); Victoria Is.; Ward Hunt Is. ( Behan 1978a); MB: Churchill ( Hammer 1952a).

Habitats: tussock and coastal tundra; litter of tall grass on river bank; willow litter and moss; Betula  , Alnus  , Ribes  , Salix  litter on bluffs; Arctostaphylos  , Vaccinium, Pedicularis  litter; Alnus, Spiraea  , Ribes  , Vaccinium  , Artemesia  litter; moss.

Distribution: Holarctic.