In this paper, two species of the water mite genus Kongsbergia Thor, 1899 (Aturidae), i.e., K. uttarakhandensis Pešić & Smit n. sp. and K. tuzovskiji Pešić & Smit n. sp. are described from streams in Uttarakhand State of India. The latter species was named after late Dr Petr Tuzovskij for his outstanding contribution to the research of water mites.

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Pešić, Vladimir, Smit, H., Sharma, Neha, Kamal Rana, Kumbhlesh, Bahuguna, Pankaj, & Rayal, Rajesh. (2024). Two new Kongsbergia species from the Western Himalaya with a key to the species of the genus from India (Acari: Hydrachnidia, Aturidae). Ecologica Montenegrina, 74, 1–8. doi:10.37828/em.2024.74.1