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Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatei) found on branches of Araucaria angustifolia in Brazil

Perez-Inigo, C.

1993 - Volume: 34 Issue: 2 pages: 167-176


Arboreal oribatid fauna Araucaria Brazil


Five new species and a new subspecies of oribatid mites obtained from branches of Araucaria angustifolia at 10 m above the ground level in Santa Catarina State (Brazil) are described. These species are the following: Humerobates flechtmanni n.sp., Galumna mystax n.sp., Oripoda araucariae n.sp., Ceratozetes catarinensis n.sp. and Trichoribates serratus n.sp.; the new subspecies is Dometorina plantivaga brasiliana n.subsp., A cosmopolitan arboreal oribatid mite, Camisia segnis (HERMANN, 1804), has been also found.

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1993 Perez-Inigo, C.
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