Ryabinin N.A.

New and little-known species of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) in the mountain areas of Siberia

Number: 368, Pages: 11 - 15

Lepidozetes baikalensis Ryabinin, sp. n. from the Republic of Buryatia (Eastern Sayan Mountains, Tunkinsky Golts Range) is described. New species differs from congeners by smooth surface of body, by rounded rostrum, by concave medially interior margin of fused lamellae, by sensilli on short stalk with an expanding thick head, by 10 pairs of notogastral setae, and by tarsus with three claws. Lamellovertex caelatus (Berlese 1895) is recorded for the first time from East Palaearctic.

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