Spinturnicidae

Female (left) and male Spinturnix myoti, copyright François Biollaz.


Belongs within: Gamasina.

The Spinturnicidae are a group of mites parasitic on bats.

Characters (from Lindquist et al. 2009): Male chelicera with spermatodactyl. Tritosternum absent or represented by tritosternal base remnant. Sternal setae inserted at margins of reduced sternal shield or in integument bordering it; epigynal shield narrowed or otherwise reduced, with or without setae. Tibia and genu I each with two anterolateral setae.

<==Spinturnicidae
    |--Eyndhovenia euryalis E-PS91
    |--Ancystropus aethiopicus E-PS91
    |--Cameronieta thomasi E-PS91
    |--Paraperiglischrus rhinolophinus E-PPS91
    |--Paraspinturnix globosus WP99
    |--Mesoperiglischrus Dusbábek 1968 M-M01
    |    |--*M. nyctiellinus Dusbábek 1968 M-M01
    |    `--M. natali (Furman 1966) [=Periglischrus natali] M-M01
    |--Meristaspis E-PS91
    |    |--M. calcaratus E-PS91
    |    |--M. jordani E-PS91
    |    `--M. lateralis E-PS91
    |--Spinturnix E-PS91
    |    |--S. kolenatii E-PS91
    |    |--S. loricata LKW09
    |    |--S. myoti Y91
    |    |--S. nepalensis E-PS91
    |    |--S. paracuminatus E-PS91
    |    |--S. plecotinus E-PS91
    |    |--S. psi E-PS91
    |    |--S. queenslandicus E-PS91
    |    |--S. vespertilionis KK54
    |    `--S. wilssoni E-PS91
    `--Periglischrus M-M01
         |--+--P. caligus Kolenati 1857 M-M01
         |  |--P. cubanus Dusbábek 1968 M-M01
         |  |--P. herrerai Machado-Allison 1965 M-M01
         |  |--P. hopkinsi Machado-Allison 1965 M-M01
         |  |--P. iheringi Oudemans 1902 M-M01
         |  |--P. ojastii Machado-Allison 1964 M-M01
         |  |--P. paracaligus Herrin & Tipton 1975 M-M01
         |  |--P. paravargasi Herrin & Tipton 1975 M-M01
         |  `--P. vargasi Hoffmann 1944 M-M01
         `--+--P. acutisternus Machado-Allison 1964 M-M01
            |--P. delfinadoae Dusbábek 1968 M-M01
            |--P. dusbabeki Machado-Allison & Antequera 1971 M-M01
            |--P. gameroi Machado-Allison & Antequera 1971 M-M01
            |--P. grandisoma Herrin & Tipton 1975 M-M01
            |--P. micronycteridis Furman 1966 M-M01
            |--P. paracutisternus Machado-Allison & Antequera 1971 M-M01
            |--P. paratorrealbai Herrin & Tipton 1975 M-M01
            |--P. parvus Machado-Allison 1964 M-M01
            |--P. ramirezi Machado-Allison & Antequera 1971 M-M01
            |--P. tonatii Herrin & Tipton 1975 M-M01
            `--P. torrealbai Machado-Allison 1965 M-M01

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[E-PPS91] Estrada-Peña, A., M. A. Peribáñez & J. Serra. 1991. The life cycle of Spinturnix psi (Mesostigmata: Spinturnicidae) on Miniopterus schreibersi (Mammalia: Chiroptera). In Dusbábek, F. & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 2 pp. 475-480. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

[E-PS91] Estrada-Peña, A., & N. Sánchez. 1991. Dorsal setal distribution and homologies in several species of mites of the family Spinturnicidae (Mesostigmata). In Dusbábek, F. & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 2 pp. 141-146. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

[KK54] Klemmer, K., & H. E. Krampitz. 1954. Zur Kenntnis der Säugetierfauna Siziliens. Senckenbergiana Biologica 35 (3-4): 121-135.

[LKW09] Lindquist, E. E., G. W. Krantz & D. E. Walter. 2009. Order Mesostigmata. In: Krantz, G. W. & D. E. Walter (eds) A Manual of Acarology, 3rd ed., pp. 124-232. Texas Tech University Press.

[M-M01] Morales-Malacara, J. B. 2001. New morphological analysis of the bat wing mites of the genus Periglischrus (Acari: Spinturnicidae). In Acarology: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress (R. B. Halliday, D. E. Walter, H. C. Proctor, R. A. Norton & M. J. Colloff, eds) pp. 185-195. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.

[WP99] Walter, D. E. & H. C. Proctor. 1999. Mites: Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour. CABI Publishing: Wallingford (UK).

[Y91] Yastrebtsov, A. V. 1991. Features of the embryonic development of gamasid mites (Parasitiformes, Gamasida). In: Dusbábek, F. & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 2 pp. 115-119. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

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