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New Oripodoidea (Acari, Oribatida) from Sri Lanka

Author:
Ermilov, Sergey G., Khaustov, Alexander A., Joharchi, Omid
Source:
Systematic and applied acarology 2019 v.24 no.4 pp. 613-623
ISSN:
1362-1971
Subject:
Sarcoptiformes, body size, mites, new species, Sri Lanka
Abstract:
Two new species of oripodoid mites (Oribatida, Oripodoidea) are described from litter in Sri Lanka. Oripoda parajosephineaesp. nov. (Oripodidae) differs from Oripoda josephineaeCorpuz-Raros, 2010 by the presence of elongate phylliform interlamellar setae having setiform apex, and the absence of foveolate rostrum. Protoribates lankaensissp. nov. differs from Protoribates tetrasetosusErmilov, 2016 by smaller body size, and the presence of ciliate bothridial setae, short lamellar setae and having five pairs of genital setae.
Agid:
6388483