2019. 27 (2)

Meristacarus bochkovi (Acari, Oribatida, Lohmanniidae),
a new species of oribatid mites from Malaysia

About authors:

Kalúz Stanislav , Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Sergey G. Ermilov, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia


We cordially thank E. Jendek and O. Šauša who collected the oribatid mites; A.A. Gubin for SEM photos; and the Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia, which kindly provided material for our study. This paper was partially supported by the project VEGA 2/0139/17.


ABSTRACT: A new oribatid mite species of the genus Meristacarus (Oribatida, Lohmanniidae) is described from Malaysia. Meristacarus bochkovi sp. n. differs from all other representatives of the genus by the presence of a dense tuberculate body surface.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2019-27-2-175-182


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