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E.A. Hugo-Coetzee lhugo [at] nasmus [dot] co [dot] za

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.2017. New Oppiidae (Acari: Oribatida) from Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve, South Africa. Zootaxa 4311(2): 211-232.

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Lotfollahi, P.; Abbasi-Kalo, A.; Movahedzade, E.2017. A new species of Oxyoppia (Oxyoppiella) (Acari, Oribatida, Oppiidae) from Iran. Turkish Journal of Zoology 41: 630-637.

Ermilov, S.G.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Khaustov, A.A. 2017.  Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) inhabiting nests of the termite Trinervitermes trinervoides (Sjöstedt) in the Franklin Game Reserve (Bloemfontein, South Africa), with description of a new species of the genus Ceratobates (Tegoribatidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(10): 1715-1732.

Ermilov, S.G.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.;Theron, P.D.2017. New and interesting moss mites (Acari, Oribatida) from South Africa, with description of two new species. Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(10): 1560-1573.

Khaustov, A.A.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Ermilov, S.G. 2017. A new genus of the mite family Scutacaridae (Acari: Heterostigmata) associated with Trinervitermes trinervoides (Isoptera: Termitidae) from South Africa. Zootaxa 4258(5): 462-476.

Ermilov, S.G.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Khaustov, A.A. 2017.Contribution to the knowledge of oribatid mites of the family Lohmanniidae (Acari: Oribatida) from South Africa. Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(5): 666-682.

Ermilov, S.G.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Khaustov, A.A. 2017.Two new species of the genus Ausoribula (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatulidae) from termitaries of South Africa. Acarologia 57(3): 643-650.

Khaustov, A.A.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Ermilov, S.G. 2017.A new genus and two new species of Pygmephoridae (Acari: Heterostigmata) associated with Trinervitermes trinervoides (Isoptera: termitidae) from South Africa. Systematic and Applied Acarology 22(4): 484-493.

Ermilov, S.G.; Hugo-Coetzee, E.A.; Khaustov, A.A. 2017. Coetzeella navalensis gen. nov. sp. nov. (Acari; Oribatida; Oppiidae) from South Africa.Systematic & Applied Acarology 22(3): 403-409.  

Ahaniazad, M., Bagheri, M., Akrami, M.A. & Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2017.  Ameroid mites (Acari; Oribatida) from northwest of Iran with description of a new species of Ctenobelba Balogh, 1943. Systematic & Applied Acarology 22(1): 74–84.

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2016.  New species of Ramusella (Oribatida, Oppiidae) from South Africa with additional notes on R. filamentosa (Mahunka) and R. filigera(Mahunka) Systematic & Applied Acarology,21(2): 227–244

Janion-Scheepers, C. et al. 2016. Soil biota in a megadiverse country: Current knowledge and future research directions in South Africa. Pedobiologia 59: 129-174.

Coetzee, L. 2015. Key to the species of Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 (Acari, Oribatida, Punctoribatidae), recombination of A. polygonatus (Mahunka, 1985), description of A. lucidus sp. nov. and discussion of A. undulatus (Balogh, 1959). Systematic & Applied Acarology 20(4): 383–398. http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.4.4

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2014. A new species of Adrodamaeus (Acari, Oribatida, Gymnodamaeidae) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein, 30(6): 87-99. PDF 1.5 MEG

Coetzee, L. 2014. Rare new species of the genus Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 (Acari, Oribatida, Mycobatidae) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein, 30(5): 71-85. PDF 1.8 MEG

Coetzee, L. 2014. Afroleius floridus (Mahunka, 1985) comb. nov. and three new Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 species (Acari: Oribatida: Mycobatidae) from South Africa. Zootaxa (4): 553-573.

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2014. New Oppiidae (Acari: Oribatida) from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park in South Africa. Zootaxa 3884(6): 533-552.

Coetzee, L. 2013. New species of the genus Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 (Acari, Oribatida, Mycobatidae) from South Africa. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 59(4): 307-319. PDF 1.9 MEG

Coetzee, L. & Tiedt, L.R. 2013. Overview of the genus Afroleius Mahunka, 1984 Acari, Oribatida). In: Schausberger, P. (ed.) Acari in a changing world: Proceedings of the 7th Symposium of EURAAC, Vienna, 2012. Acarologia 53(2):163-173. PDF 1.1MEG

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2013. New species of Aleurodamaeus Grandjean, 1954 (Oribatida: Aleurodamaeidae) from South Africa. Zootaxa 3670(4): 531-556.

Ermilov, S.G. & Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2012. Two new species of Nothrus (Acari: Oribatida: Nothridae) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 28(2): 25-40. PDF 850 KB

Ermilov, S.G. & Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2012. Valbehanella freestatensis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Acari, Oribatida) from South Africa.  Systematic & Applied Acarology 17(4): 407-416.

Ermilov, S.G. & Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2012. Oribatid mites of the genus Eremulus Berlese, 1908 (Acari: Oribatida: Eremulidae) from South Africa.  African Invertebrates 53(2): 559-569. PDF 860KB

Schuster, R.K. & Coetzee, L. 2012. Cysticercoids of Anoplocephala magna (Eucestoda: Anoplocephalidae) experimentally grown in oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida). Veterinary Parasitology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.05.022

Coetzee, L. & Weigmann, G. 2012. Systematic revision of the genus Maudheimia Dalenius, 1958 (Acari: Oribatida). Zootaxa 3295: 65-68.

Ermilov, S.G. & Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2012. The oribatid mite genus Nothrus Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida: Nothridae) of South Africa, including a key to African species.  Zootaxa 3243: 29-51.

Ermilov, S.G. & Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2012. Two new species from South Africa, with remarks on generic diagnosis of Licnodamaeolus Covarrubias, 1998 and taxonomic status of Nacunansella Fernandez & Cleva, 1998 (Acari: Oribatida: Licnodamaeidae). Zootaxa 3167: 32-44.

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. & Avenant, N.L. 2011. The effect of fire on soil oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) in a South African grassland.  Zoosymposia 6: 210-220.

Ermilov, S.G., Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. & Khaustov, A.A. 2011. Morphology of juvenile instars of Neoliodes terrestris (Wallwork, 1963) and N. ionicus Sellnick, 1931 (Acari: Oribatida: Neoliodidae).  Annales Zoologici (Warszawa) 61(4): 817-830.

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2011.  Three new species of Austrocarabodes (Oribatida: Carabodidae) and notes on Austrocarabodes pinnatus Mahunka, 1986, from South Africa.  Zootaxa 3011: 1-15. 

Hugo-Coetzee, E.A. 2010. Two new species of Austrocarabodes (Acari: Oribatida: Carabodidae) from South Africa: A. mahunkai and A. lineasetosaNavorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 26(2): 45-58. PDF 1 MB

Hugo, E.A. 2010. Two new species of Gymnodamaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) from South Africa.  International Journal of Acarology  36(3): 199-210. 

Coetzee, L. 2010. Species or morphological variation? A multivariate morphometric analysis of Afroleius simplex (Acari, Oribatida, Haplozetidae). M.W. Sabelis & J. Bruin (eds).  Trends in Acarology.  pp. 267-269.  PDF 926KB

Sinclair, W., Coetzee, L. & Joubert, G. 2010. House-dust mite species in Bloemfontein, South Africa. South African Medical Journal 95(3): 630-634. PDF 340KB

Hugo, E.A. 2008. Three new species of Austrocarabodes (Oribatida: Carabodidae) from South Africa. Zootaxa 1844: 25-36. 

Coetzee, L. 2007.  The genus Afroleius Mahunka (Acari, Oribatida, Haplozetidae) 1. Redescriptions of A. deformis, A. minor and A. simplex. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 23(3): 101-118.  PDF 1,6MEG.

Akrami, M.A. & Coetzee, L. 2007. Mabulatrichus iranicus (Acari: Oribatida: Zetomotrichidae): a new species from Iran. Systematic and Applied Acarology 12: 245-252.  PDF 93KB

Hugo, E.A., Chown, S.L. & McGeoch, M.A. 2006. The microarthropods of sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Island: a quantitative assessment. Polar Biology, 30(1):109-119  PDF 208KB

Grobler, L., Bayram, S. & Cobanoglu, S. 2005. Two new records of Oribatula (Zygoribatula) species (Acari: Oribatida) from Turkey, with redescriptions. Zoological Science 22:1347-1351.

Hugo, E.A., McGeoch, M.A., Marshall, D.J. & Chown, S.L. 2004. Fine scale variation in microarthropod communities inhabiting the keystone species Azorella selago on Marion Island. Polar Biology, 27(8):466-473.  PDF 201KB

Yamamoto, Y. & Coetzee, L. 2004. The Trimalaconothrus species from South Africa (Acari: Oribatida: Malaconothridae). Acta Arachnologica 53(1): 13-25.  PDF 3.6 MEG

Grobler, L., Bayram, S., & Cobanoglu, S. 2004. Two new species and new records of Oribatid mites from Turkey. International Journal of Acarology 30(4): 351-358.

Yamamoto, Y. & Coetzee, L. 2003. The Malaconothrus species from South Africa and Lesotho (Acari: Oribatida: Malaconothridae). Acta Arachnologica 52(2): 113-126. PDF 3.4 MEG

Grobler, L., Ozman, S.K. & Cobanoglu, S. 2003. The genera Liacarus, Stenoxenillus and Xenillus (Oribatida: Gustavioidea) from Turkey. Acarologia 43(1): 133-149.

Grobler, L. 2003. The genus Furcoppia (Acari, Oribatida) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 19(7): 161-179

Coetzee, L. & Brink, J.S. 2003. Fossil oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) from the Florisbad Quaternary deposits, South Africa. Quaternary Research 59: 246-254.  PDF 3,3MEG

Coetzee, L. & Marshall, D.J., 2003. A new Halozetes species (Acari: Oribatida: Ameronothridae) from the marine littoral of southern Africa. African Zoology 38(2): 327-331.  PDF 427KB

Coetzee, L. 2003. A new genus and species Floritrichus louisbothai (Acari, Oribatida, Oripodoidea, Zetomotrichidae) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 9(5):93-100. PDF 335KB

Coetzee, L. 2002. Preliminary report on fossil oribatid mites from the Florisbad quaternary research station, South Africa. F. Bernini et al. (eds). Acarid Phylogeny an Evolution Adaptations in mites and ticks, pp. 41-44. PDF 1,3 MEG

Coetzee, L. 2001. Lohmanniidae species (Acari, Oribatida) from the Holocene Deposits at Florisbad, South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein, 17(5):125-134.  PDF 237KB

Coetzee, L. 2001. New species of the Family Lohmanniidae (Acari, Oribatida) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein, 17(3):53-67. PDF 327KB

Heyne, H., Ueckermann, E.A. & Coetzee. L. 2001. First report of a parasitic mite, Leptotrombidium subquadratum (Lawrence) (Acari: Trombiculidae, Trombiculinae), from dogs and children in the Bloemfontein area, South Africa. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association. 72(2):105-106. PDF 1,3 MEG

Coetzee, L. 2000. A new subspecies of Halozetes belgicae (Acari, Oribatida, Ameronothridae) from the Marine supra-littoral of the sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Acarologia. 15(4):439-447.  PDF 2MEG

Grobler, L & Skubala, P. 2000. Description of Oribatula dentata, sp. nov. (Oribatulidae, Oribatida) from Spain and complementary data on O. longolamellata and O. macrostega. Acarologia 15(3): 343-353.

Marshall, D.J. & Coetzee, L. 2000. Historical biogeography and ecology of a Continental Antarctic mite genus, Maudheimia (Acari, Oribatida): evidence for a Gondwanan origin and Pliocene-Pleistocene speciation. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 129:111-128. PDF 2,6 MEG

Bayartogtokh, B., Grobler, L. & Cobanoglu, S. 2000. A new species of Punctoribates (Acari: Oribatida: Mycobatidae) collected from mushrooms in Turkey, with remarks on the taxonomy of the genus. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 16(2):18-32.

Schuster, R., Coetzee. L. & Putterill, J.F. 2000. Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) as intermediate hosts of tapeworms of the Family Anoplocephalidae (Cestoda) and the transmission of Moniezia expansa cysticercoids in South Africa. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 67:49-55.  PDF 1.4 MEG

Grobler, L. 2000. Megatrichobates Gen. Nov. (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatulidae) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 16(1):1-14.

Marshall, D.J., Gremmen, N.J.M., Coetzee, L., O'Connor, B.M., Pugh, P.J.A., Theron, P.D. & Ueckermann, E.A. 1999. New records of Acari from the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands. Polar Biology 21:84-89.  PDF 2,0 MEG

Grobler, L. 1998. Subfamily Pseudotocepheinae (Acari, Oribatida, Otocepheidae): Constrictocepheus gen. nov. and new Pseudotocepheus species from South Africa Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 14(1): 1-44.

Coetzee, L. 1997. The Antarctic mite genus Maudheimia (Acari, Oribatida). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 13 (3): 101-135.  PDF 4,2 MEG

Grobler, L. 1997. The Subfamily Pseudotocepheinae subfam. nov. (Acari, Oribatida, Otocepheidae). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 13(1): 1-44. 

Grobler, L. 1995. Two Otocepheid genera (Acari, Oribatida) from South Africa: Longocepheus Balogh & Mahunka and Trichocepheus Balogh & Mahunka. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 11(10): 261-300.

Grobler, L. 1995. New species of the genus Plenotocepheus Hammer, 1966 (Acari, Oribatida, Otocepheidae) from South Africa II. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum,  Bloemfontein 11(5): 102-118.

Grobler, L. 1995. New species of the genus Plenotocepheus Hammer, 1966 (Acari, Oribatida, Otocepheidae) from South Africa I. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum,  Bloemfontein 11(2): 13-36.

Coetzee, L. 1995. A new species of the genus Saltatrichus Coetzee, 1993 (Acari, Oribatida, Zetomotrichidae) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 11(1): 1-12.  PDF 1,1 MEG

Grobler, L. 1994. Species of the genus Zygoribatula Berlese, 1916 (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatulidae) from South Africa III. Zygoribatula contracta spec. nov. and Zygoribatula setosa Evans, 1953. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 10(6): 261-279.

De Wet, L. 1993. New species of the genus Hermannia Nicolet, 1855 from South Africa II. (Acari, Oribatida, Hermanniidae). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 9(9): 266-287.

Grobler, L. & Kok, D.J. 1993. Species of the genus Zygoribatula Berlese, 1916 (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatulidae) from South Africa II. New and existing species. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 9(6): 182-212.

Coetzee, L. 1993. New genera and species of the family Zetomotrichidae Grandjean, 1954 (Acari, Oribatida, Oripodoidea) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 9(5): 133-179.  PDF 4,1 MEG

Grobler, L. 1993. Species of the genus Zygoribatula Berlese, 1916 (Acari, Oribatida, Oribatulidae) from South Africa I. New species. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum,  Bloemfontein 9(3): 49-76.

De Wet, L. 1993. New species of the genus Hermannia Nicolet, 1855 from South Africa I. (Acari: Oribatida: Hermanniidae). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 9(2): 21-48.

Grobler, L. 1991. A new Brasilobates Perez-Inigo & Baggio, 1980 from South Africa (Acari: Oribatei: Oribatuloidea: Xylobatidae). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum,  Bloemfontein 7(5): 73-95.

Grobler, L. 1989. New South African species of the genus Eupelops Ewing, 1917 (Acari: Oribatei: Phenopelopoidea: Phenopelopidae). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum,  Bloemfontein 6(5): 151-201.

Coetzee, L. 1989. The genus Zetorchestes Berlese, 1888 (Acari, Oribatei, Zetorchestidae) in South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 6(6): 203-221.  PDF 1,5 MEG

Coetzee, L. 1987. The South African Lamellareidae Balogh, 1972 (Acari: Oribatei). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 5(13): 325-353.  PDF 2,9 MEG

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1986. New Oribatid taxa and distribution records predominantly from Southern Africa. (Acari: Oribatei: Oribatelloidea). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 5(9): 170-250.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1975. Die Suid-Afrikaanse Eupelopoidea Balogh, 1963. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 3(5): 89-108.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1975. New Ameronothroid (Oribatei, Acari) taxa from the Republic of South Africa and the Islands Gough and Marion. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum,  Bloemfontein 3(4): 53-88.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1974. The genus Hydrozetes Berlese, 1902. (Oribatei: Acari) in South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 3(3): 41-49.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1974. The genus Passalozetes Grandjean, 1932 (Oribatei: Acari) in South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 3(2): 29-38.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1974. The genus Halozetes (Oribatei: Acari) on Marion Island. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 3(1): 1-25.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1973. Magoebazetes, a new microzetid genus (Microzetidae: Oribatei) from South Africa. Acarologia 14(4): 681-695.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1973. South African Galumnoidea (Oribatei: Acari): New taxa and records. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 2(11): 394-415.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. A new South African microzetid genus, Afrozetes (Microzetidae: Oribatei). Acarologia 14(3): 484-496.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. Ctenogalumna moresonensis sp. n. and Pilogalumna bloemfonteinensis sp. n., two new South African species of the subfamily Allogalumninae Balogh, 1960 (Galumnidae: Oribatei). Acarologia 14(3): 497-510.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. South African species of the genus Trichogalumna Balogh, 1961 (Galumnidae: Oribatei). Acarologia 14(2): 268-280.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. Galumnids from South Africa. Acarologia 14(1): 109-140.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. Dimidiogalumna villiersensis (Galumnidae: Oribatei), a new South African galumnid genus and its type species. Acarologia 14(1): 141-149.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. A new microzetid genus and species Schalleriella grabouwensis (Microzetidae: Oribatei) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum,  Bloemfontein 2(9): 282-285.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. Microzetes auxiliaris orkneyensis s. sp. n. and Microzetes natalensis sp. n. (Microzetidae: Oribatei) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 2(9): 270-281.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. Two new species of the genus Rhopalozetes Balogh, 1961 Rhopalozetes georgensis sp. n. and Rhopalozetes witfonteinensis sp. n. (Microzetidae: Oribatei). Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 2(9): 263-269.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1972. Two new species of the genus Galumna Von Heyden, 1826 (Galumnidae: Oribatei) from South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum, Bloemfontein 2(9): 244-262.

Engelbrecht, C.M. 1969. Some South African species of the genus Galumna Von Heyden, 1826 (Acari: Galumnidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 32(1): 99-122.