Philippine soil mites of the family Epilohmanniidae (Acari: Oribatida)

LEONILA A CORPUZ-RAROS

Abstract


Five species of Epilohmannidae are reported from the Philippines, as follows: Epilohmannia luzonica Corpuz-Raros n. sp., Epilohmannia pallida pacifica Aoki, Epilohmannoides rabori (Corpuz-Raros), Epilohmannoides samarensis Corpuz-Raros n. sp. and Epilohmannoides sexparus Corpuz-Raros n. sp. E. rabori is redescribed and a key to known world species of Epilohmannoides is given.

Key words: Acari, Epilohmannia, Epilohmannoides, Epilohmannia luzonica Corpuz-Raros n. sp., Epilohmannia pallida pacifica Aoki, Epilohmannoides rabori (Corpuz-Raros), Epilohmannoides samarensis Corpuz-Raros n. sp., Epilohmannoides sexparus Corpuz-Raros n. sp., Epilohmanniidae, Oribatida, soil mites, Philippines.

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