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2018. 26 (2)


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Sergey G. Ermilov, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia


The present study is based on the oribatid mite material (Acari, Oribatida) collected in Zanzibar (Tanzania) in 2018. A list of identified taxa, including 66 species/subspecies from 53 genera and 34 families, is presented. Of these, six species/subspecies (Eohypochthonius gracilis, Papillacarus aciculatus, Gymnodamaeus bicostatus, Discoppia (Cylindroppia) cylindrica rostroincisa, Karenella lanceosetoides, and Neogymnobates luteus) are recorded in the Ethiopian region for the first time. A new species of the genus Eremobelba (Eremobelbidae), E. jenoi sp.n., is described. It differs from Eremobelba bisulcata Balogh, 1958 by a larger body size and by the presence of long interlamellar setae.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2018-26-2-151-159


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