Archegocepheus

Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 84

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Archegocepheus
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Archegocepheus  Aoki, 1965 (Figs 6-8)

Aoki, 1965: 158.

Prodorsum: Normally developed, without any conspicuous chitinous structure. Lamellae rounded anteriorly, lamellar setae phylliform, with serrate margin, arising on the outer surface of lamellae. Rostral setae narrowed, with roughened margin. Interlamellar setae originating on a pair of tubercles in the interlamellar region. Sensillus uncate.

Notogaster: Median part of notogaster gradually convex, nearly semicircular in lateral view, but chitinous structure and dorsosejugal hollow or depression absent. Fifteen pairs of phylliform notogastral setae, among them two pairs arising on the shoulder.

Coxisternal region: Epimeral setal formula: 2 —1—1— 1 (?). Apodemes and epimeral borders well developed composing a network.

Anogenital region: Its surface ornamented by of ribs forming the letter H. Anogenital setal formula: 4 —1—2— 2. Lyrifissure iad was not mentioned. Inner margin of anal plates ending in a medium long spine.

Type species: Archegocepheus imadatei Aoki  , 1965. Doi Suthep, Thailand.

Remarks: The description was based only on the holotype. Since then no further reference is known.