New faunistic and taxonomic data on oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Thailand


The present study is based on oribatid mite material (Acari: Oribatida) collected from Thailand in 2007. A list of identified taxa, including 18 species from 13 genera and nine families, is presented; from these 14 species, seven genera and two families are registered in this country for the first time. One new species of the genus Pergalumna (Galumnidae) is described; Pergalumna thailandensis sp. n. differs from P. parapassimpunctata, P. paratsurusakii and P. storkani by the number of notogastral porose areas, length of interlamellar and adanal setae and morphology of rostrum.

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Ermilov, S.G., Khaustov, A.A. New faunistic and taxonomic data on oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Thailand. Biologia 75, 1283–1288 (2020).

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  • Mites
  • Fauna
  • Morphology
  • Systematics
  • Pergalumna
  • Oriental region