Pasocepheus

Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 101-102

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ORI5666

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scientific name

Pasocepheus
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Pasocepheus  Aoki, 1977 (Figs 57-58)

Aoki, 1977: 43.

Prodorsum: Lamellae fused medially and highly elevated anteriorly covering the most part of prodorsum. Lamellar setae arising on the anterior surface of lamellae.** Sensillus thin, cordiform, bent backwards.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal suture well observable. Posteromedian part of notogaster elevated, with 3 separated protuberances. Thirteen pairs of slightly dilate notogastral setae, but no setae in humeral position.

Coxisternal region: Epimeral setal formula: 2 —1—2— 3. Epimeral borders well developed, epimeres framed also medially.

** See the footnote of the previous species.

Anogenital region: A pair of strong longitudinal ridges ending in a tubercle, present laterally. Anogenital setal formula: 4 —1—2— 3. Lyrifissure iad was not mentioned.

Type species: Pasocepheus triarcuatus Aoki  , 1977. Malaysia.