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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.8.5

Review of the genus Acrotritia (Acari, Oribatida, Euphthiracaridae) with a world checklist, a key to known species of the Neotropical Region, and a description of a new species from Colombia

Dong Liu

Abstract


The oribatid mite genus Acrotritia Jacot, 1923 (Euphthiracaridae) is reviewed. Seven species of Acrotritia from Colombia, including a new species, Acrotritia colombianus sp. nov., are identified. A checklist of all known species and a key to known species of the Neotropical Region are provided to facilitate the further study on this group.


Keywords


Soil mite, ptyctimous mite, Oribatida, Euphthiracaridae, Acrotritia, Rhysotritia, new species, checklist, Colombia

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