A New Species of Insculptoppia Mite ( Acari : Oribatida : Oppiidae ) from a Cave in the Southwestern

Abstract

A new oribatid species, Insculptoppia cavernalis spec. nov., is described from a cave in the southwestern USA. The new species is considered a troglobite. Two specimens of ‘Rasmusella n.sp. (spp.?)’ in the list of fossil mites from Hidden Cave (Table 1 in Polyak et al., 2001) were also identified to be this species. 

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