Two species of oribatid mites of the genus Benoibates (Oribatida, Oripodidae), i.e., B. bolivianus Balogh
& Mahunka, 1969(a) and B. minimus Mahunka, 1985, are recorded for the first time in Costa Rica. Both
are redescribed in details, using drawings, images and SEM micrographs, on the basis of Costa Rican
specimens. An identification key to the known species of Benoibates is given.