Three new species of the genus Sternoppia (Acari: Oribatida: Sternoppiidae) from Ecuador.

@article{Ermilov2013ThreeNS,
  title={Three new species of the genus Sternoppia (Acari: Oribatida: Sternoppiidae) from Ecuador.},
  author={S. Ermilov and D. Sandmann and F. Marian and M. Maraun},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2013},
  volume={3641},
  pages={
          565-76
        }
}
Three new oppioid mite species of the genus Sternoppia, S. paraincisa sp. nov., S. paramirabilis sp. nov. and S. fissurata sp. nov., are described. Sternoppia paraincisa sp. nov. is most similar morphologically to Sternoppia incisa Balogh & Mahunka, 1977 from Bolivia, however, it differs from the latter by smaller body size, presence of notogastral setae c, location of lyrifissures ia, presence of granules on anal plates, and setiform sensilli. Sternoppia paramirabilis sp. nov. is most similar… Expand