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.
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