Quadroppia quadricarinata, from here.

Belongs within: Circumdehiscentiae.

The Quadroppiidae are a family of oppioid oribatid mites with relatively elongate costulae on the prodorsum.

Characters (from Norton & Behan-Pelletier 2009): Length 150–230 µm. Chelicerae with dentate chelae. Costulae longer than half length of prodorsum, without anterior cusp. Notogaster with nine pairs of setae, all similar in size and shape; crista present, one-third length of notogaster or longer. Borders of epimera III and IV meeting medially; epimeral border IV present; coxisternal setae setose. Solenidion ω2 on tarsus I arising close to famulus; ω1 on tarsus II positioned medially on segment.

<==Quadroppiidae [Quadroppiinae] S04
    |--Borhidia Balogh & Mahunka 1974 [Borhidiidae] S04
    |    |--*B. cubana Balogh & Mahunka 1974 S04
    |    `--B. andina Balogh 1988 S04
    `--Quadroppia Jacot 1939 S04
         |--Q. (Quadroppia) S04
         |    |--*Q. (Q.) quadricarinata (Michael 1885) (see below for synonymy) S04
         |    |--Q. (Q.) cristata Balogh & Mahunka 1980 S04
         |    |--Q. (Q.) hammerae Mínguez, Ruiz & Subías 1985 S04
         |    |--Q. (Q.) illinoisensis (Jacot 1938) [=Oppia quadricarinata illinoisensis] S04
         |    |--Q. (Q.) longisetosa Mínguez, Ruiz & Subías 1985 S04
         |    |--Q. (Q.) maritalis Lions 1982 [=Q. quadricarinata maritalis] S04
         |    `--Q. (Q.) obsoleta Mínguez, Ruiz & Subías 1985 [=Q. longisetosa obsoleta] S04
         `--Q. (Coronoquadroppia Ohkubo 1995) S04
              |--Q. (C.) circumita (Hammer 1961) (see below for synonymy) S04
              |--Q. (C.) abchasica Gordeeva & Tarba 1990 S04
              |--Q. (C.) crenata Mahunka 1984 S04
              |--Q. (C.) expansa (Ohkubo 1995) [=Coronoquadroppia expansa] S04
              |--Q. (C.) galaica Mínguez, Ruiz & Subías 1985 (see below for synonymy) S04
              |--Q. (C.) media Gordeeva 1983 S04
              |--Q. (C.) michaeli Mahunka 1977 [incl. Q. gumista Gordeeva & Tarba 1990, Q. lesleyae Monson 2000] S04
              |--Q. (C.) monstruosa Hammer 1979 (see below for synonymy) S04
              |--Q. (C.) nana Gordeeva 1983 S04
              |--Q. (C.) nasalis Gordeeva 1983 S04
              |--Q. (C.) omodeoi Mahunka & Paoletti 1984 S04
              `--Q. (C.) pseudocircumita Mínguez, Ruiz & Subías 1985 S04

Quadroppia (Coronoquadroppia) circumita (Hammer 1961) [=Oppia circumita; incl. O. quadricarinata ferrumequina Jacot 1938 (n. d.), *Coronoquadroppia parallela Ohkubo 1995] S04

Quadroppia (Coronoquadroppia) galaica Mínguez, Ruiz & Subías 1985 [=Q. pseudocircumita galaica; incl. Q. bellula Luxton 1987] S04

Quadroppia (Coronoquadroppia) monstruosa Hammer 1979 [incl. Q. mahunkai Mínguez 1981, Q. paolii Woas 1986, Q. ritza Gordeeva & Tarba 1990] S04

*Quadroppia (Quadroppia) quadricarinata (Michael 1885) [=Notaspis quadricarinata; incl. Q. skookumchucki Jacot 1939, Q. quadricarinata virginalis Lions 1982] S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


Norton, R. A., & V. M. Behan-Pelletier. 2009. Suborder Oribatida. In: Krantz, G. W., & D. E. Walter (eds) A Manual of Acarology 3rd ed. pp. 430–564. Texas Tech University Press.

[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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