The Family Carabodidae (Acari, Oribatida) VIII. The Genus Machadocepheus (First Part) Machadocepheusleoneae Sp. N. And Machadocepheusrachii Sp. N. From Gabon

Zookeys. 2014 Nov 21;(456):1-28. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.456.8570. eCollection 2014.


The genus Machadocepheus, being one of the more complex genera of the Carabodidae family, is briefly outlined to demonstrate this complexity. Descriptions of two new species from Gabon, Machadocepheusleoneae sp. n. and Machadocepheusrachii sp. n. are given.

Keywords: Carabodidae; Gabon; Machadocepheusleoneae sp. n.; Machadocepheusrachii sp. n..