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22 March 2023 Faunistic and taxonomic contribution to the knowledge of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) of Croatia, with description of a new species of Ceratoppia from a cave
Sergey G. Ermilov, Luis S. Subías, Umukusum Ya. Shtanchaeva, Stefan Friedrich
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Abstract

This study is based on oribatid mite material collected from Čampari cave on Cres Island, Croatia; 28 species/ subspecies from 21 genera and 16 families are registered; of these, 12 species/subspecies are recorded in the Croatian fauna for the first time. One new species, Ceratoppia cavernalis sp. nov. is described, and an identification key to the known species of Ceratoppia from the Palaearctic region is provided.

Sergey G. Ermilov, Luis S. Subías, Umukusum Ya. Shtanchaeva, and Stefan Friedrich "Faunistic and taxonomic contribution to the knowledge of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) of Croatia, with description of a new species of Ceratoppia from a cave," Systematic and Applied Acarology 28(3), 534-543, (22 March 2023). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.28.3.10
Received: 6 December 2022; Accepted: 16 February 2023; Published: 22 March 2023
KEYWORDS
cave fauna
Europe
identification key
morphology
taxonomy
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