Two new species of Galumnidae (Acari, Oribatida) from Mozambique

  • Sergey G. Ermilov Tyumen State University, Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO), Lenina str. 25, 625000 Tyumen, Russia
  • Marek Bąkowski Department of Systematic Zoology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
Keywords: galumnid mites, taxonomy, morphology, Afrotropical region


Two new species of the family Galumnidae are described from soil-litter in the riverine forest of Gorongosa National Park (Central Mozambique). Allogalumna mozambiquensis Ermilov sp. n. differs from all species of the genus by the morphology of bothridial seta (with the head having a long setiform tip). Neoctenogalumna gorongosaensis Ermilov sp. n. is similar to N. congoensis in the bothridial seta with developed head, specific notogastral ornamentation and narrowly elongate postanal porose area, but differs from the latter by the smaller body size, heavily ciliate bothridial seta and diagonal position of adanal lyrifissure.


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How to Cite
ErmilovS. G., & BąkowskiM. (2021). Two new species of Galumnidae (Acari, Oribatida) from Mozambique. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 67(3), 199-210.