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PASCHOAL, Adilson D.. A revision of the Pheroliodidae, fam. n. (Acari: Oribatei). Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 1986, vol.3, n.6, pp.357-384. ISSN 0101-8175.

The new family Pheroliodidae, herei nproposed, includes the following genera and species Pheroliodes Grandjean (in whose synonymy Pedrocortesia Hammer is placed), with the species: casa-branquensis, sp. n. (Brazil, São Paulo, Casa Branca), pellitus, sp. n. (Brazil, São Paulo, Piracicaba), nemoricultricis, sp. n. (Brazil, São Paulo, Piracicaba), wehnekei (Willmann) (Guatemala, Venezuela), roblensis Covarrubias (Chile), mirabilis (Hammer), n. comb. (Argentina): Pedrocortesia elegans Hammer, P. intermedia Hammer, both from Peru, P. fissurata Balogh & Mahunka and P. inaequalis Balogh & Mahunka, both from Mongolia, P. franzi Balogh (Chad), P. africana Balogh (Kenya), P. vermicularis Balogh (New Guinea) and P. sculptrata Aoki (Corea) are considered incertae sedis; Lopholiodes, gen. n., includes the species micropunctinatum, sp. n., the type-species (Brazil, São Paulo, Anhumas) and macropunctinatum, sp. n. (Brazil, São Paulo, Piracicaba): Octoliodes, gen n., includes the species leuteomarginatus (Hammer), n. comb., the type-species (New ealand) and rotoruensis (Hammer), n. comb. (New Zealand): and Licnoliodes Grandjean, with the species: andrei Grandjean, type-species (Spain and Algeria), adminensis Grandjean, type-species (Spain and Algeria), adminensis Grandjean (Maroc, Algeria, Spain) and apunctatus Mahunka (Greece).

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