Three new species of oribatid mites of the family Haplozetidae, Perxylobates crassisetosus n. sp., Protoribates cattienensis n. sp. and Indoribates microsetosus n. sp., are proposed and described. All three are from dark loamy soil of Lagerstroemia forest in Cat Tien National Park (Southern Vietnam). An identification key to the Vietnamese species of Perxylobates is presented.
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Date received: 2010-12-14 Date accepted: 2011-01-11 Date published: 2011-03-30