Pachygnathus Dugès, 1834,

Uusitalo, Matti, Ueckermann, Edward A. & Theron, Pieter D., 2020, A review of the family Alycidae (Acari, Acariformes) from South Africa, Zootaxa 4858 (3), pp. 301-340: 305

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Pachygnathus Dugès, 1834


Pachygnathus Dugès, 1834 

Type species: “Pachygnathe velu” Dugès , 1834 (= Pachygnathus villosus Dugès  [in: Oken], 1836) from France; by monotypy  .

Differential diagnosis. The genus can be segregated from the other genera of the family by the beak-like chelicera ( Fig. 18View FIGURES 16−22; Uusitalo 2010: fig. 3), small, fork-like rutella and less than six sparsely barbed eupathids on the palpi ( Fig. 19View FIGURES 16−22; Uusitalo 2010: fig. 63).