Svalbardia paludicola 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: 142

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Svalbardia paludicola Thor, 1930
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Svalbardia paludicola Thor, 1930 

Synonymy: Trichoribates lucens sensu Hammer (1952a  , 1955a, 1967), non C.L. Koch (1839): ( Marshall et al. 1987).

Geographic Location: AK: Barrow ( Hammer 1955a; Hurd & Lindquist 1958; Bohnsack 1968, 1973; Douce 1976; Douce and Crossley 1977; MacLean et al. 1977); Kodiak Is., West of Pinguicula Lake ( Hammer 1967)  ; Cape Thompson ( Watson et al. 1966); Pribilof Islands ( Banks 1923); Brooks Range; pingo near Franklin Bluffs; Toolik Lake; Prudhoe Bay, Point McIntyre; Atqasuk; Seward Peninsula, Deering; Kotzebue; Denali NP; Norton Bay; Eagle Summit; Icy Cape; Nunivak Is.; Kodiak Is.; Pribilofs, Saint Paul Is.; Semidi Is. ( Behan 1978a; Behan-Pelletier 1985); YT: Hershel Is.; Ivvavik NP, British Mtns: 69°27’N, 140°25’W (Behan-Pelletier 1985); Richardson Mtns; Ogilvie Mtns ( Behan-Pelletier 1997b); NT: Barnard Harbour; Pikumalerksiak Is., near Cockburn point ( Banks 1919; as Galumna lucens Koch  ); Reindeer Station ( Hammer 1952a); Tuktoyaktuk; Mackenzie Delta arctic and subarctic ( Behan 1978a); NU: Coppermine ( Hammer 1952a); Baffin Is.; Victoria Is.; Melville Is., Baily Point; Melville Peninsula, 68°05’N, 84°29’W, ( Behan 1978a; Behan-Pelletier 1985); Devon Is. ( Ryan 1977; Behan 1978a; Behan- Pelletier 1985); AB: ABMI Sites ( Walter et al. 2014); MB: Churchill ( Hammer 1952a).

Habitats: wet Salix  litter and Sphagnum  along brook; moist alpine vegetation; manured owl mound; salt meadows in brackish lagoon; wet moss in trough between polygons; tundra vegetation; winter nest of lemming.

Distribution: Nearctic.

Remarks (from Marshall et al. 1987): The identity of Oromurcia lucens (L. Koch, 1879)  is uncertain and it has been confused in the literature with Svalbardia paludicola Thor, 1930  . North American records of O. lucens  are referrable to Svalbardia paludicola Thor, 1930  (Behan-Pelletier 1985).