Eutegaeidae

Belongs within: Brachypylina. The Eutegaeidae are a family of oribatid bites characterised by the presence of long humeral processes on the notogaster, together with a thickened bothridium. In the genera Dudichella, Porrhotegaeus and Pterozetes, these processes are ventrally reflexed, and these genera have also lost the interlamellar setae, leading some authors to separate them as… Continue reading Eutegaeidae