Microzetidae (Acari: Oribatida) from the Galapagos Islands
1999 - Volume: 40 Issue: 1 pages: 69-83
KeywordsAcari Oribatida Microzetidae Galapagos Islands
Five species of Microzetidae were found in the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador). Three new species of the genus Acaroceras (A. galapagoensis sp. n., A. interiunctus sp. n. and A. taurus sp. n.) are described and illustrated. A diagnosis and figure of Kalyptrazetes sp, is given. Notes on the distribution and ecological preferences of these species as well as of Berlesezetes auxiliaris (Grandjean, 1936) are included.
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