Journal:

2013. 21 (2)

Publicatione: 
A NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS ORTHOZETES FROM ECUADOR (ACARI: ORIBATIDA: MICROZETIDAE)



About authors:

Ermilov S. G., Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Sandmann D., Georg-August-University Göttingen, J.F. Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Göttingen, Germany

Maraun M., J.F. Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

Annotation:

A new microzetid mite species of the genus Orthozetes, O. bidentatus sp. n., from the upper organic soil layer of mostly undisturbed rain forest of Ecuador is described. The new species differs from all species of the genus by the presence of interlamellar setae. The genus Orthozetes is recorded in Ecuador for the first time.

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