oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Studies on some South African Oppiidae Grandjean, 1953 (Acarina: Oribatei)



The present investigation of the family Oppiidae is the first to be done on this group in the Republic of South Africa, and has been carried out on material obtained from the Orange Free State. New species are descriptionbed in the genera Amerioppia Hammer, 1961, Brachioppia Hammer, 1961 and Oppia C. L. Koch, 1936. One new subspecies is descriptionbed in the genus Oppia and known species of the genera Multioppia Hammer, 1961, Oppia and Oppiella Jacot, 1937 are recorded.


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