Oppiella washburni (Hammer, 1952),

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 92

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

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scientific name

Oppiella washburni (Hammer, 1952)
status

 

Oppiella washburni (Hammer, 1952) 

Original name: Oppia washburni Hammer, 1952  (Balogh 1983)

Geographic Location: AK: Fort Richardson ( Hammer 1955a); northern coastal plain; Brooks Range ( Behan 1978a); YT: Richardson Mts ( Hammer 1952a); NT: Mackenzie Delta subarctic ( Behan 1978a); BC: Interior ( Battigelli et al. 2004); Isaiah Creek study site ( Lindo & Stevenson 2007); AB: Banff; Mount Robson PP, Jasper ( Hammer 1952a); ABMI sites ( Meehan et al. 2019); MB: Churchill ( Hammer 1952a); NL: between Corner Brook and Little Grand Lake ( Dwyer et al. 1997, 1998).

Habitats: Dryas  heath; boreal forest litter; wet meadows; tussock tundra; Balsam fir forests.

Distribution: Holarctic.

Remarks: This species was considered a synonym of Oppiella nova  by Subías (2004) and Weigmann (2006); we retain it herein pending further studies.