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

  • Sergey G. ErmilovEmail author
  • Alexander A. Khaustov
Original Article


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.


Mites Fauna Morphology Systematics Pergalumna Oriental region 



We cordially thank two anonymous reviewers for the valuable comments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tyumen State UniversityTyumenRussia

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