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Six new species of ptyctimous mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Madagascar

Niedbala, W. and Stary, J.


2016 - Volume: 56 Issue: 4 pages: 485-496

https://doi.org/10.1051/acarologia/20164134

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Oribatid ptyctimous mites Euphthiracaroidea Phthiracaroidea new species taxonomy morphology Madagascar

Abstract

Six new species of ptyctimous oribatid mites from Madagascar are described and illustrated: Oribotritia perpusilla n. sp.. and Phthiracarus ranomafanensis n. sp. from Ranomafana National Park; Euphthiracarus (Euphthiracarus) paranetron n. sp. and Atropacarus (Hoplophorella) parastenos n. sp. both from Montagne d’Ambre National Park; Phthiracarus paracrispus n. sp. from Ankarafantsika National Park; Notophthiracarus medius n. sp. from Andasibe – Mantadia National Park. A comparison with the most closely related species is also presented.

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Article editorial history
Date received:
2016-01-18
Date accepted:
2016-05-05
Date published:
2016-09-30

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