Odontocepheus

Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 99-101

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Odontocepheus
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Odontocepheus  Berlese, 1913 (Figs 51-53, 99-100)

Berlese, 1913: 95.

Prodorsum: Lamellae rounded anteriorly, lamellar and interlamellar setae arising on their dorsal surface. All prodorsal setae long, thin, rostral ones bent backwards. Sensillus short, clavate. Interlamellar region flat, one pair of basal tubercles directed posteriorly, standing opposite to median notogastral condyles. Tutorium well developed, with long spines on the antero-dorsal margin.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal region with two pairs of condyles. No other notogastral structure present. Fourteen pairs of long notogastral setae present, three anterior pairs directed forwards.

Coxisternal region: Apodemes and epimeral borders well developed, composing a network. Epimeral setal formula: 3 —1—3— 3.

Anogenital region: Without any structure. Anogenital setal formula: 4 —1—2— 3. Setae ad1 in postanal, ad2 in adanal, ad3 in preanal position. Lyrifissure iad in paraanal position.

Type species: Tegeocranus elongatus Michael  , 1979. Great Britain.