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1 March 2018 Contribution to the knowledge of the oribatid mite genus Cavernocepheus (Acari, Oribatida, Otocepheidae)
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A new subgenus, with two new species, of the genus Cavernocepheus (Oribatida, Otocepheidae) are described from soil and litter of Korup National Park in Cameroon. Cavernocepheus (Paracavernocepheus) subgen. nov. differs from the nominative subgenus by the presence of four pairs of genital setae. Revised generic and subgeneric diagnoses and an identification key to the known taxa of the genus Cavernocepheus are presented.

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Sergey G. Ermilov and Josef Starý "Contribution to the knowledge of the oribatid mite genus Cavernocepheus (Acari, Oribatida, Otocepheidae)," Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(3), 489-500, (1 March 2018). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.3.8
Received: 5 January 2018; Accepted: 19 February 2018; Published: 1 March 2018
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