2019. 27 (2)

Hypozetes andreii (Acari, Oribatida, Tegoribatidae),
a new species of oribatid mites from South Africa

About authors:

Elizabeth Hugo-Coetzee,
National Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa
University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Alexander A. Khaustov, X-BIO Institute, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Jenő Kontschán, Plant Protection Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Budapest, Hungary
Sergey G. Ermilov, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia


We thank A.A. Gubin for SEM micrographs. The study was funded by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (research project No 18-04-00096).


A new oribatid mite species of the genus Hypozetes (Oribatida, Tegoribatidae) is described from soil in South Africa. Hypozetes andreii sp. n. differs from all other representatives of the genus by the presence of heavily and densely porose body surface. Distribution data of the new species are presented.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2019-27-2-183-192


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