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Water Mite

Water Mite
Pine Lake, Gravenhurst, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
June 19, 2010
Size: 0.6 mm
In benthic mud sample.

Moved from Hydrachnida.

Moved from Hydrachnidiae.

Moved from Parasitengona.

H.C. Proctor's comment:
"hmm, if it's strongly dorsoventrally compressed and completely sclerotized, it could be either a Mideopsis (Arrenuroidea: Mideopsidae) or a Koenikea (Hygrobatoidea: Unionicolidae). I'd have to see the palps and/or venter to know."

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