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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.24.4.7

New Oripodoidea (Acari, Oribatida) from Sri Lanka

Sergey G. Ermilov, Alexander A. Khaustov, Omid Joharchi

Abstract


Two new species of oripodoid mites (Oribatida, Oripodoidea) are described from litter in Sri Lanka. Oripoda parajosephineae sp. nov. (Oripodidae) differs from Oripoda josephineae Corpuz-Raros, 2010 by the presence of elongate phylliform interlamellar setae having setiform apex, and the absence of foveolate rostrum. Protoribates lankaensis sp. nov. differs from Protoribates tetrasetosus Ermilov, 2016 by smaller body size, and the presence of ciliate bothridial setae, short lamellar setae and having five pairs of genital setae.


Keywords


oribatid mites, systematics, morphology, Oripoda, Protoribates, Oriental region

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