Oribatid fauna (Acari, Oribatida) from the Kumaya cave of Iheya village in Central Ryukyu arc, South Japan, with a description of several new species

@article{Nakamura2010OribatidF,
  title={Oribatid fauna (Acari, Oribatida) from the Kumaya cave of Iheya village in Central Ryukyu arc, South Japan, with a description of several new species},
  author={Y. Nakamura and S. Fukumori and T. Fujikawa},
  journal={Acarologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={50},
  pages={439-477}
}
  • Y. Nakamura, S. Fukumori, T. Fujikawa
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Acarologia
  • Eleven oribatid species were collected from the Kumaya Cave of Iheya village in Central Ryukyu Arc, South Japan. The cave is a descending horizontal tunnel of a deep-sea abysmal quartziferous deposit formed in the Permian period of the Palaeozoic era and excavated by sea erosion. The floor of the cave was covered with sand, three to four meters deep. Fragments of psephite are found at the end of the cave. Each sample of about 200 cm 3 was collected by hand from the following five marked points… CONTINUE READING
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