Ontogenetic instars of Phyllhermannia bimaculata Hammer, 1979 (Acari, Oribatida, Hermanniidae)

  • Sergey G. Ermilov Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO), Tyumen State University, Lenina str. 25, 625000 Tyumen, Russia
  • Vladimir M. Salavatulin Joint Russian–Vietnamese Tropical Research and Technological Centre, Southern Branch, Distr. 10, Str. 3/2, 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Keywords: oribatid mites, ontogeny, juvenile instar, morphology, supplementary description, Vietnam


The morphology of juvenile instars (larva, proto-, deuto- and tritonymph) of the Oriental oribatid mite species Phyllhermannia bimaculata Hammer, 1979 (Oribatida, Hermanniidae) is studied, based on arboreal material from southern Vietnam. The SEM micrographs and morphological traits summarized for adults of P. bimaculata are presented. Juveniles of P. bimaculata are compared to those of other known species of the genus.


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How to Cite
ErmilovS. G., & SalavatulinV. M. (2023). Ontogenetic instars of Phyllhermannia bimaculata Hammer, 1979 (Acari, Oribatida, Hermanniidae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 69(1), 11-24. https://doi.org/10.17109/AZH.