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19 January 2022 Additions to the ptyctimous mite fauna (Acarina, Oribatida) of Nepal, with description of two new species of the family Steganacaridae
Wojciech Niedbała, Sergey G. Ermilov
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Abstract

The present study is based on ptyctimous mite materials collected from soil and litter in three forest localities in Nepal. A list of identified taxa, including 18 species from 12 genera and five families is provided; of these, two species (Oribotritia duotrisetosa, Plonaphacarus ishikawai) are recorded for the first time in the fauna of Nepal; two new species of Steganacaridae—Plonaphacarus othneios Niedbała sp. nov. and Hoplophthiracarus jochenmartensi Niedbała sp. nov.—are described. Oribotritia duotrisetosa sizes are given.

Wojciech Niedbała and Sergey G. Ermilov "Additions to the ptyctimous mite fauna (Acarina, Oribatida) of Nepal, with description of two new species of the family Steganacaridae," Systematic and Applied Acarology 27(3), 442-449, (19 January 2022). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.27.3.3
Received: 6 December 2021; Accepted: 24 December 2021; Published: 19 January 2022
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Himalaya
list of taxa
morphology
oribatid mites
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