The next new species of Notophthiracarus Ramsay, 1966 (Acari, Oribatida, Phthiracaroidea) from Madagascar

W. Niedbała, J. Starý


Five new species of the genus Notophthiracarus are described, identified and figured from sifted soil and leaf litter samples from different parts of Madagascar: N. liratus sp. n., N. lineatus sp. n., N. micidus sp. n., N. obliquus sp. n., and N. quasisimilis sp. n. Comparisons with the most closely related species of the genus are also presented.

To cite this paper: Niedbała, W. & Starý, J. 2015. The next new species of Notophthiracarus Ramsay, 1966 (Acari, Oribatida, Phthiracaroidea) from Madagascar. African Invertebrates 56 (1): 63–73.

Published electronically: 31 March 2015.


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