Phthiracarus roubali Berlese

van der Hammen, L., 1959, Berlese's Primitive Oribatid Mites, Zoologische Verhandelingen 40, pp. 1-93: 50

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ORI111

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scientific name

Phthiracarus roubali Berlese
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Phthiracarus roubali Berlese  , 1923

Phthiracarus roubali Berlese  , 1923, p. 259.

Although I have seen a type (no. 207/34) and a "cotype" (no. 207/33) of the present species, collected in "Boemia" (Brady) at altitudes of 870 and 800 m respectively, little can be said about the identity. The types resemble dark specimens of piger  sensu Willmann, but the dorsal hairs are rather long and strong.

I remark that Berlese recorded the species from "Boemia, Gallia, Italia septentr." I have seen no specimens from the last-mentioned two countries.