Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 95-96

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Kalloia  Mahunka, 1985 (Figs 37-38, 93-94)

Mahunka, 1985: 144.

Prodorsum: Rostral part of prodorsum very broad, lamellae wide, with rounded apex. Lamellar setae arising in the lateral surface of lamellae, phylliform. Rostral and interlamellar setae thin, simple, resembling notogastral ones. Sensillus uncate.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal region without hollows or cavity, notogastral surface ornamented with protuberances of mostly longitudinal crests. Fifteen pairs of simple notogastral setae present, one of them arising on the outer margin of the Shoulder.

Coxisternal region: All epimeres well framed, and placed far from each other, so a wide field present medially bearing two rounded areas. Epimeral setal formula: 3 —1—3— 3.

Anogenital region: Strong, mostly longitudinal costulae present. Anogenital setal formula: 4 —1—2— 3. Setae ad2 in adanal position. Lyrifissure iad situating far from the anal aperture.

Type species: Kalloia simpliseta  Mahunka, 1985. St. Lucia (Antilles).