Oribatid mites of the family Astegistidae (Acari: Oribatida) in Mongolia

  title={Oribatid mites of the family Astegistidae (Acari: Oribatida) in Mongolia},
  author={B. Bayartogtokh},
  • B. Bayartogtokh
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • The oribatid mite family Astegistidae is represented in Mongolia by four species in two genera. A new species, Cultroribula taigagica sp. nov., collected from cool temperate forests in Northern Mongolia is described based on adults. In addition, three known species, Astegistes pilosus (C.L. Koch, 1840), Cultroribula dentata Willmann, 1950 and Cultroribula vtorovi Krivolutsly, 1971 are recorded for the first time from Mongolia, which are redescribed along with data on their distribution and… CONTINUE READING
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