Globoppia

Dorsal (left) and ventral views of Globoppia intermedia, from Balogh & Balogh (1992 vol. 2).


Belongs within: Oppiidae.

Globoppia is a pantropical and austral genus of oppiid oribatid mites (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with costulae, lamellar and translamellar lines absent; sensillus globular. Notogaster with crista absent; setae la originating at about same level as setae lm. Genital plates with six pairs of setae. Fissure iad inverse apoanal.

<==Globoppia Hammer 1962 S04
    |--*G. intermedia Hammer 1962 S04
    |    |--G. i. intermedia S04
    |    `--G. i. longiseta Wallwork 1970 S04
    |--G. brinoni Balogh & Balogh 1983 S04
    |--G. cochlearium (Paoli 1908) [=Dameosoma cochlearium] S04
    |--G. curviclavata (Mahunka 1985) [=Pletzenoppia curviclavata] S04
    |--G. gibba Mahunka 1984 S04
    |--G. globifera (Mahunka 1989) [=Membranoppia globifera] S04
    |--G. hamiltoni (Mahunka 1988) [=Pletzenoppia hamiltoni] S04
    |--G. heterotricha (Balogh & Mahunka 1969) [=Oppia heterotricha] S04
    |--G. latifasciata (Willmann 1931) [=Oppia latifasciata] S04
    |--G. maior Hammer 1962 S04
    |--G. minor Hammer 1962 S04
    |--G. nidicola Hammer 1968 S04
    |--G. simplex (Warburton 1912) [=Notaspis simplex] S04
    `--G. trichotos (Balogh & Mahunka 1977) S07

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1992. The Oribatid Mites Genera of the World vol. 1. Hungarian Natural History Museum: Budapest.

[S07] Schatz, H. 2007. Biogeography of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) from the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica and Panama. In: Morales-Malacara, J. B., V. M. Behan-Pelletier, E. Ueckermann, T. M. Pérez, E. G. Estrada-Venegas & M. Badii (eds) Acarology XI: Proceedings of the International Congress pp. 151–167. Instituto de Biología and Faculdad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Sociedad Latinoamericana de Acarología: México.

[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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