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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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PASCHOAL, Adilson D.. A revision of the Plateremaeidae (Acari: Oribatei). Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 1986, vol.3, n.6, pp. 327-356. ISSN 0101-8175.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751986000200001.

The family Plateremaeidae is revised, and includes the following taxa: Plateremaeus Berlese, with the only species P. ornatissimus (Berlese), from Brazil; Allodamaeus Banks, with the species ewingi (Banks), from the USA, coralgablensis, sp. n. (type-locality: USA, Flórida, Coral Gables), and ornatos Balogh & Csiszár, from Argentina; Lophoremaeus, gen. n., with two species: mirabilis Csiszár, from Bulgaria, the type-species, and laminipes (Berlese), n. comb., from Italy; Paralopheremaeus, gen. n., with the species legendrei (Balogh), n. comb., from Madagascar; Calipteremaeus, gen. n., with the species yaginumai (Aoki), n. comb., from Japan; the following species are considered incertae sedis: Plateremaeus carinulatus (Berlese), from Brasil, P. complanatus (Berlese), from Chile, P. rotundatus Berlese, from Japan, and P. tunicatus ( Balogh, from Zaire.

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