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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.3 no.6 Curitiba  1986 

Idiodamaeidae (Acari, Oribatei): a new family of South American mites, with a restatement of the Gymnodamaeidae



Adilson D. Paschoal

Departamento de Zoologia, Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, Universidade de São Paulo, Piracicaba, SP




O gênero sul-americano Idiodamaeus Paschoal (com 3 espécies), é transferido dos Gymnodamaeidae, para constituir a família Idiodamaeidae, fam. n., aqui caracterizada.


The south American genus Idiodamaeus Paschoal (with 3 espécies) is removed from the Gymnodamaeidae, to constitute the family Idiodamaeidae, fam. n., herein characterized.



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