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Published: 2023-08-10
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Contribution to knowledge of the oribatid mite genus Symbioribates (Acari, Oribatida, Symbioribatidae), with descriptions of two new arboreal species from Vietnam

Tyumen State University; Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO); Tyumen; Russia
Tyumen State University; Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO); Tyumen; Russia; Joint Russian-Vietnamese Tropical Research and Technological Centre; Southern Branch; Ho Chi Minh City; Vietnam
Tyumen State University; Institute of Environmental and Agricultural Biology (X-BIO); Tyumen; Russia; Federal public budgetary scientific institution All-Russian Research Institute of Plant Protection; VNIISS; Voronezh; Russia
Acari oripodoid mites new record taxonomy morphology sexual dimorphism identification key distribution tree canopy Oriental region

Abstract

The family Symbioribatidae is recorded in Vietnam for the first time. Two new arboreal species of SymbioribatesS. bimorphus sp. nov. and S. tripartitus sp. nov.—are described, based on adults (males and females) collected from tree branches of Dipterocarpus alatus in Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam; the former species is sexually dimorphic, the latter species is the first non-sexually dimorphic representative within the genus. The generic diagnosis is presented. An identification key, distribution and habitats to the known representatives of Symbioribates are provided.

 

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