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Five new species of the subgenus Damaeus (Tectodamaeus) (Oribatida: Damaeidae) from China

Lixia Xie, Yi Yan, Chunying Zhou, Maofa Yang


Five new species of oribatid mites of the family Damaeidae, Damaeus (Tectodamaeus) kuankuoshuiensis sp. nov., Damaeus (Tectodamaeus) subtilisfinem sp. nov., Damaeus (Tectodamaeus) bawanglingensis sp. nov., Damaeus (Tectodamaeus) femurgibbus sp. nov. and Damaeus (Tectodamaeus) obscurusgibbus sp. nov., are described from Guizhou, Yunnan, Hainan, Guangdong and Sichuan provinces in China. 


soil mites, Oribatida, Damaeus, Tectodamaeus, China


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