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Contribution to the knowledge of the ptyctimous mite genus Austrophthiracarus (Acari, Oribatida, Steganacaridae) with descriptions of two new species from China

Key Laboratory of Wetland Ecology and Environment, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130102, P. R. China. College of Earth Sciences, Jilin University, Changchun 130061, P. R. China
Acari soil mites morphology systematics Oriental Region Palaearctic Region


Two new species of oribatid mite family Steganacaridae, Austrophthiracarus paralongisetosus sp. nov. collected from Sichuan Province, and Austrophthiracarus bacilliformis sp. nov. collected from Heilongjiang Province, are described and illustrated. A key to all known Chinese species of Austrophthiracarus is proposed to facilitate further identification of this group.



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