Dorsal (left) and ventral views of Allonothrus neotropicus, from Balogh & Balogh (1992).

Belongs within: Desmonomata.

Allonothrus is a genus of tropical and subtropical oribatid mites bearing elongate setae on the posterior part of the notogaster.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992, vol. 1, as Allonothrus + Pseudonothrus): Sensillus present; posterior part of notogaster with very long and/or flabelliform setae; epimeral setal formula 3133; genital and anal plates of macropyline type, large, occupying entire ventral side posterior to epimeres; seven to fourteen pairs of genital setae, genital plates without transverse suture; aggenital setae absent; twp pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae; legs with one or three tarsal claws.

<==Allonothrus Hammen 1953 [Allonothridae, Parallonothridae] S04
    |--A. (Allonothrus) S04
    |    |--*A. (A.) schuilingi Hammen 1953 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) foveolatus Pérez-Íñigo & Baggio 1988 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) giganticus Haq 1978 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) indicus Bhaduri & Raychaudhuri 1968 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) monensis Ghosh & Bhaduri 1978 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) monodactylus Wallwork 1960 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) neotropicus Balogh & Mahunka 1969 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) pararusseolus Subías & Sarkar 1982 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) pyriformis (Berlese 1913) [=Angelia pyriformis] S04
    |    |--A. (A.) russeolus Wallwork 1960 S04
    |    |    |--A. r. russeolus S04
    |    |    `--A. r. reticulatus Hammer 1972 S04
    |    |--A. (A.) sinicus Wang & Norton 1988 S04
    |    `--A. (A.) tuxtlasensis Palacios-Vargas & Iglesias 1997 S04
    `--A. (Pseudonothrus Balogh 1958) S04
         `--A. (*P.) hirtus (Balogh 1958) S04 (see below for synonymy)

Allonothrus (*Pseudonothrus) hirtus (Balogh 1958) S04 [=*Pseudonothrus hirtus S04; incl. A. ghanensis Wallwork 1961 S04, P. ghanensis BB92]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BB92] Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1992. The Oribatid Mites Genera of the World vol. 2. Plates. Hungarian Natural History Museum: Budapest.

[S04] Subías, L. S. 2004. Listado sistemático, sinonímico y biogeográfico de los ácaros oribátidos (Acariformes, Oribatida) del mundo (1758–2002). Graellsia 60 (número extraordinario): 3–305.

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