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19 April 2019 New Oripodoidea (Acari, Oribatida) from Sri Lanka
Sergey G. Ermilov, Alexander A. Khaustov, Omid Joharchi
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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.

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Sergey G. Ermilov, Alexander A. Khaustov, and Omid Joharchi "New Oripodoidea (Acari, Oribatida) from Sri Lanka," Systematic and Applied Acarology 24(4), 613-623, (19 April 2019). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.24.4.7
Received: 10 March 2019; Accepted: 1 April 2019; Published: 19 April 2019
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morphology
oribatid mites
Oriental Region
Oripoda
Protoribates
systematics
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