A new species, Krivolutskiella pennata sp n., from the Eastern Mediterranean and new data for K. pubescens Gordeeva, 1980 (Cosmochthoniidae, Acarina, Oribatida)
2007 - Volume: 47 Issue: 3-4 pages: 165-171
KeywordsAcari Oribatida Krivolutskiella Cosmochthoniidae taxonomy mediterranean region scanning electron microscope
A new species of oribatid mite, Krivolutskiella pennata Gordeeva, Penttinen and Petrova sp. n., is described. This species differs from the type species Krivolutskiella pubescens Gordeeva, 1980 by the form of all the notogastral setae. A brief description of the type species and diagnosis of this genus are presented. The work is mainly based on data obtained by Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).
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