Lohmanniidae (Acari, Oribatida) from the Galapagos islands, the Cocos Island, and Central America
1994 - Volume: 35 Issue: 3 pages: 267-287
KeywordsAcari Oribatida Lohmanniidae Galapagos islands Cocos island Belize Costa Rica Guatemala
Twelve species of the family Lohmanniidae from the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador), Cocos Island (Costa Rica), and from Central America (Belize, Guatemala, Costa Rica) are discussed. The recorded juvenile instars are described. Also two new species from Galapagos are described and illustrated: Heptacarus encantadae sp.n. and Nesiacarus schusteri sp.n. A survey of zoogeography and ecology of the neotropical Lohmanniidae is added.
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