Gibbicepheus (Gibbicepheus)

Gibbicepheus frondosus, from here.

Belongs within: Carabodidae.

The type subgenus of the genus Gibbicepheus is a primarily pantropical group of carabodid oribatid mites with four rows of large tubercles on the notogaster.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with wide lamellae. Notogaster with large tubercles aligned in four longitudinal rows; humeral setae absent; medial setae widely distributed, about equidistant; posteromarginal region with four pairs of setae. Genital plates with four pairs of setae.

<==Gibbicepheus Aoki 1958 (Gibbicepheus) S04
    |--*G. (G.) elevatus Balogh 1958 S04
    |--G. (G.) austroamericanus Mahunka 1984 S04
    |--G. (G.) baccanensis Jeleva & Hu 1987 S04
    |--G. (G.) chinensis Wen 1992 S04
    |--G. (G.) ensifer Balogh 1958 (n. d.) S04
    |--G. (G.) fenestralis Hammer 1979 S04
    |--G. (G.) frondosus (Aoki 1959) [=Diplobodes frondosus] S04
    |--G. (G.) latohumeralis Hammer 1982 S04
    |--G. (G.) micheli Mahunka 1978 S04
    |--G. (G.) novus Hammer 1973 S04
    |--G. (G.) rugosus Mahunka 1978 S04
    |--G. (G.) sisri Sanyal 1990 S04
    |--G. (G.) tuberculatus Balogh 1970 S04
    |--G. (G.) ventrostriatus Hammer 1979 S04
    `--G. (G.) waterhousei Balogh & Mahunka 1978 S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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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