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

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Neocarabodes  Balogh et Mahunka, 1969 (Figs 48-50, 98)

Balogh et Mahunka, 1969: 8.

Prodorsum: Its surface without elevation or protuberances, but the broad lamellae having a double structure. Lamellar setae arising on the lateral surface of lamellae, lamellar cuspis sharp, rostral setae originating between them. Interlamellar setae arising on the prodorsal surface. Sensillus uncate. Tutorium well observable.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal region normal. Notogaster with high elevation and some mostly longitudinal crests medially. Fifteen pairs of thin notogastral setae present, one of them in humeral, four in posteromarginal position.

Coxisternal region: All epimeres well framed by the epimeral border, but between them a broad median filed present with two rounded, slightly concave hollows. Epimeral setal formula: 3 —1—3— 2.

Anogenital region: Weak longitudinal crista present. Anogenital setal formula: 6 —1—2— 3. Setae ad1 and ad2 in postanal, ad3 in preanal position. Lyrifissure iad situated far from the anal aperture.

Type species: Neocarabodes sexpilosus  Balogh et Mahunka, 1969. Brazil.