Water mites: predators and parasites

Gledhill, T. (1985) Water mites: predators and parasites. In: Fifty-third annual report for the year ended 31st March 1985. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, pp. 45-59. (Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside)

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Abstract

The majority of water mites found in freshwater belong to the Hydrachnellae, a group which exhibit striking morphological diversity. This paper reviews work on the structure, morphology and taxonomy. The role of water mites as predators, their life history and their parasitic associations with aquatic insect or freshwater mollusc hosts is discussed along with the distribution of water mites in the British Isles.

Item Type: Book Section
Title: Water mites: predators and parasites
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Gledhill, T.
Title of Book: Fifty-third annual report for the year ended 31st March 1985
Refereed: No
Series Name: Annual Report, Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside
Page Range: pp. 45-59
Date: 1985
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animal morphology; Distribution records; Fresh water; Hosts; Larvae; Life cycle; Parasites; Predators; Taxonomy; Acari; Arachnida; Hydrachnellae; British Isles; Annual report
Subjects: Biology
Ecology
Item ID: 5240
Depositing User: Mrs Christine Davey
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 17:01
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:13
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5240

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