Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 92

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Gibbibodes  gen. n.

Subfamily Machadocepheinae  .

Prodorsum: Lamellae simple, running marginally. Interlamellar area without any structure. Lamellar setae arising on the outer surface of lamellae, phylliform. Rostral setae originating between the lamellar cuspis, simple, interlamellar setae thin, resembling notogastral ones, placed on the interlamellar surface. Sensillus uncate. Tutorium weak, but well observable.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal region normal, median part of notogaster slightly elevated and framed by a round sharp crest. Fourteen pairs of simple, thin notogastral setae present, but no setae in humeral position.

Coxisternal region: Epimeres 3 and 4 only partly separated. Epimeral setal formula: 3 —1—3— 3.

Anogenital region: Anogenital setal formula: 5 —1—2— 3. Lyrifissure iad originating near to setae ad3.

Type species: Gibbibodes similis  sp. n. *

Remarks: The new genus Stands very near to Gibbicepheus  Balogh, 1958, however, the latter has only four pairs of genital setae.

* Its description is given in an other part of this article.