Ermilov S.G.1, Anichkin A.E.2,3, Tolstikov A.V.1 2014. A new species of oribatid mites of the genus Malaconothrus (Acari, Oribatida, Malaconothridae) from Vietnam // Acarina. Vol.22. No.1: 20–23 [in English].

1 Tyumen State University, Tyumen 625003, Russia; e-mail:

2 Joint Russian-Vietnamese Tropical Research and Technological Center, Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

3 A.N. Severtsov Institute of Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 119071, Russia; e-mail:

ABSTRACT: A new species of oribatid mites of the genus Malaconothrus, M. adilatatus sp. n., is described from Vietnam. It differs from M. heterotrichus by the body size, morphology of interlamellar and exobothridial setae ex1 and some epimeral and leg setae. An identification key to species of the genus Malaconothrus known from Vietnam is given.

KEY WORDS: oribatid mites, Malaconothrus, new species, key, Vietnam.

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