Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.22.4.2

First record of the family Liacaridae (Acari, Oribatida) from Vietnam, with description of two new species

Sergey G. Ermilov, JOSEF STARÝ

Abstract


The oribatid mite family Liacaridae (Acari, Oribatida) is recorded in Vietnam for the first time. Two new species of liacarids of the genera Liacarus and Xenillus are described from Tam Dao National Park, northern Vietnam. Liacarus vietnamensis sp. nov. is similar to L. laterostris Mihelčič, 1954 in the morphology of lamellar cusps (inner teeth well-developed; interlamellar tubercle absent) and in having long interlamellar setae and short notogastral setae, but differs by the directions of lamellar cusps and morphology of bothridial setae. Xenillus tamdaoensis sp. nov. is similar to X. longipilus Pérez-Íñigo & Peña, 1995 in having long notogastral setae, insertion of notogastral setae lm posterior to la, and the presence of an interlamellar tubercle, but differs by the morphology and position of lamellar cusps, size of the interlamellar tubercle and length of interlamellar setae.


Keywords


Liacarus, Xenillus, morphology, systematics, new species, record, Tam Dao National Park, Oriental region

References


Ermilov, S.G. (2010) The structure of ovipositors in higher oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida, Brachypylina). Zoologichesky Zhurnal, 89 (6), 694–702. [in Russian; English version: Entomological Review, 2006, 90 (6), 783–792.

https://doi.org/10.1134/s001387381006014x

Ermilov, S.G. (2015) A list of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) of Vietnam. ZooKeys, 546, 61–85.

https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.546.6188

Ermilov, S.G. (2016) New faunistic and taxonomic data on oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Vietnam. Biologia, 71(4), 421–430.

https://doi.org/10.1515/biolog-2016-0047

Ermilov, S.G. (2017) A new species of Lohmannia (Lohmannia) (Acari, Oribatida, Lohmanniidae) from Vietnam, with supplementary description of L. (Lohmannia) turcmenica (Bulanova-Zachvatkina, 1960). Systematic and Applied Acarology, 22(2), 193–207.

https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.22.2.4

Gervais, P. (1844) Acari. In: Walckenaer, M. Le Baron (Editor), Histoire Naturelle des Insectes Aptères. Paris, Vol. 3, pp. 1–476.

Grobler, L., Ozman, S.K. & Cobanoglu, S. (2003) The genera Liacarus, Stenoxenillus and Xenillus (Oribatida: Gustavioidea) from Turkey. Acarologia, 43(1), 133–149.

Michael, A.D. (1898) Oribatidae. In: Schulze, F.E. (Editor), Das Tierreich 3 Acarina, Verlag von R. Friedländer und Sohn. Berlin, Vol. 8, pp. 1–93.

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.69306

Mihelčič, F. (1954) Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Oribatiden Mitteleuropas (Neue Liacarus-Arten). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 153(11–12), 298–308.

Norton, R.A. (1977) A review of F. Grandjean's system of leg chaetotaxy in the Oribatei (Acari) and its application to the family Damaeidae. In: Dindal, D.L. (Editor), Biology of oribatid mites. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, pp. 33–61.

Norton, R.A., Behan-Pelletier, V.M. (2009) Suborder Oribatida. Chapter 15. In: Krantz, G.W. & Walter, D.E. (Editors.), A Manual of Acarology. Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock, pp. 430–564.

Pérez-Íñigo, C. & Peña M.A. (1995) Oribátidos (Acari, Oribatei) de Fuerteventura (Islas Canarias). Graellsia, 51, 143–164.

https://doi.org/10.3989/graellsia.1995.v51.i0.404

Robineau-Desvoidy, D.M. (1839) Mémoire sur le Xenillus clypeator (Coléotère nouveau). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, 8, 455–462.

Subías, L.S. (2004) Listado sistemático, sinonímico y biogeográfico de los ácaros oribátidos (Acariformes: Oribatida) del mundo (excepto fósiles). Graellsia, 60 (número extraordinario), 3–305. Online version accessed in February 2016, 593 pp.; http://escalera.bio.ucm.es/usuarios/bba/cont/docs/RO_1.pdf

Travé, J. & Vachon, M. (1975) François Grandjean. 1882–1975 (Notice biographique et bibliographique). Acarologia, 17(1), 1–19.

Weigmann, G. (2006) Hornmilben (Oribatida). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands. Teil 76. Goecke & Evers, Keltern, 520 pp.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


An international journal of the Systematic and Applied Acarology Society

ISSN 1362-1971