Tuberocepheus

Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 107

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Tuberocepheus
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Tuberocepheus  Balogh et Mahunka, 1969 (Figs 72-73, 107)

Balogh et Mahunka, 1969: 9.

Prodorsum: A pair of strong transversal apophysis present. Lamellae with sharp apex, lamellar setae phylliform, arising on the lateral surface of lamellae. Rostral and interlamellar setae thin, simple, originating in interlamellar region. Sensillus long, its head dilate, laminate. Tutorium strongly developed.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal suture well visible, but behind it a deep hollow present. Median part of notogaster highly elevated, with some crests. Twelve fine notogastral setae, 7 pairs arising in the elevated region, five pairs in posteromarginal position.

Coxisternal region: Epimeral borders well separating the epimeral fields from each other, median longitudinal field very broad. Epimeral setal formula: 3 —7—3— 3.

Anogenital region: A pair of strong longitudinal crista running parallel with the genital and anal apertures posteriorly. Anogenital setal formula: 4 —1—2— 3. Two pairs of adanal setae originating in postanal, one pair in preanal position. Lyrifissure iad well visible.

Type species: Machadocepheus longus  Balogh, 1962. Madagascar.