Pentabodes, Balogh, 1984

Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 103

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Pentabodes   P. Balogh, 1984 (Figs 59-60, 101)

P. Balogh, 1984: 321.

Antillobodes   Mahunka, 1985: 124 (1984) syn. nov.

Prodorsum: Prodorsal surface simple, lamellae thin, their cuspis long, bent backwards, directed toward the mentum. Rostral setae thin, simple, rostral one dilated, cuneiform, but their lamina bent back. Sensillus long, with a small laminate head. Surface without any structure, but well pustulate.

Notogaster: Dorsosejugal regionnormal,notogastral surface evenly convex, without structure or elevation. Ten pairs of notogastral setae present.

Coxisternal region: Apodemes - excepting ap. 3 - long, epimeral borders well developed, framing all epimeres. Epimeral setal formula: 2 —1—3— 3.

Anogenital region: Without structure. Anogenital setal formula: 5 —1—2— 3. Adanal setae dilated, aggenital setae thin but very long. Anal plates with long spines posteromedially.

Legs: Surface of all joints of leg smooth. Setae u bifurcate.

Type species: Pentabodes insolitus   P. Balogh, 1984. Columbia.