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2020. 28 (1)


About authors:

Sergey G. Ermilov, Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Leonid B. Rybalov, Institute of Ecological and Evolutionary Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 117071, Russia


The work was performed within the framework of the Joint Russian-Ethiopian Biological Expeditions, financially supported by the Russian Academy of Sciences. We are grateful to Drs. A. A. Darkov and Gezahegn Degefe for supporting the field studies and organizing the laboratory work, as well as to Dr. E. Kuzmicheva for her assistance in the field.


A new oribatid mite species of the genus Galumna (Oribatida, Galumnidae) is described from Ethiopia, based on the material collected from litter and fallen leaves on the Sanetti Plateau, Bale Mountains. Galumna (Galumna) paracapensis Ermilov sp. n. differs from Galumna (Galumna) capensis Engelbrecht, 1969 in larger body size, strongly elongate postanal porose area, long longitudinal parts of porose areas Aa and the presence of sculpturing on prodorsum and pteromorphs.

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2020-28-1-23-28


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