Allogalumna quadrimaculata ( Mahunka, 1988 ), Mahunka, 1988

Ermilov, Sergey G. & Bayartogtokh, Badamdorj, 2015, Systematic placement of some taxa in the family Galumnidae (Acari, Oribatida), Zootaxa 3964 (4), pp. 489-493: 490

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3964.4.8

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scientific name

Allogalumna quadrimaculata ( Mahunka, 1988 )
status

comb. nov.

Allogalumna quadrimaculata ( Mahunka, 1988)   comb. nov.

( Figs 4–5 View FIGURES 1 – 5 )

The species Pergalumna quadrimaculata   was described by Mahunka (1988) from Sabah, Malaysia. However, the original description (p. 887) has no information on presence or absence of lamellar and sublamellar lines, and the figures (Figs 131–133; p. 886) also do not allow understanding these structures. Subías (2004) included this species in the genus Allogalumna Grandjean, 1936   without giving any reason. Therefore, we studied the morphology of paratypes of P. quadrimaculata   and found lamellar lines absent, but sublamellar lines present, curving backwards in this species. Hence, based on our research and generic diagnosis of Allogalumna   (see Ermilov et al. 2013), we propose the following new combination: Allogalumna quadrimaculata ( Mahunka, 1988)   comb. nov.