Description of Lyrifissella gen. n. and Lyrifissellidae fam. n. (Acari, Oribatei)

  title={Description of Lyrifissella gen. n. and Lyrifissellidae fam. n. (Acari, Oribatei)},
  author={A. Paschoal},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Zoologia},
  • A. Paschoal
  • Published 1989
  • Biology
  • Revista Brasileira De Zoologia
  • Lyrifissella new genus and Lyrifissellidae new family (Acari, Oribatei) are described. The type species, Pedrocortesella latoclava Hammer, 1966, from Milford, New Zealand, is fully redescribed from the holotype. The congeneric species, Pedrocortesella cryptonota Hammer, 1966, Lake Ratoitis, New Zealand, is compared with the type species and transferred to the new genus. Plateremaeus vestitus Tragardh, 1931, the species thought to be very close to Plateremaeus ornatissimus (Berlese), and which… CONTINUE READING
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