Dorsal (left) and ventral views of Graptoppia paraanalis, from Balogh & Balogh (1992).

Belongs within: Oppiidae.

Graptoppia is a widespread genus of oppiid mites found in tropical, subtropical and Southern Hemisphere regions of the world except Australia. Members of this genus have a fusiform, ciliate sensillus.

<==Graptoppia Balogh 1983 S04
    |--G. (Graptoppia) [incl. Frondoppia Mahunka 1983] S04
    |    |--G. (G.) paraanalis Subías & Rodriguez 1985 (see below for synonymy) S04
    |    |--G. (G.) arenaria Ohkubo 1993 S04
    |    |--G. (G.) exigua (Mahunka 1983) [=Frondoppia exigua] S04
    |    |--G. (G.) mussardi Mahunka 1992 S04
    |    |--G. (G.) neonominata Subías 2004 [=Oppia parva Kok 1967 non Lombardini 1952] S04
    |    |--G. (G.) nukusia (Shtanchaeva 1984) [=Oppia nukusia] S04
    |    |--G. (G.) paradoxa Ivan & Vasiliu 1997 S04
    |    |--G. (G.) sundensis (Hammer 1979) [=Oppia sundensis] S04
    |    |    |--G. s. sundensis S04
    |    |    `--G. s. acuta Ayyildiz 1989 S04
    |    `--G. (G.) tanaitica Karppinen & Poltavskaja 1990 S04
    |--G. (Apograptoppia Subías & Rodríguez 1985) S04
    |    `--G. (*Apograptoppia) foveolata (Paoli 1908) [=Dameosoma foveolatum; incl. G. (A.) paolii Ohkubo 1993] S04
    `--G. (Stenoppia Balogh 1983) S04
         |--G. (S.) italica (Bernini 1973) (see below for synonymy) S04
         |--G. (S.) africana Mahunka 1987 S04
         |--G. (S.) angusta (Hammer 1962) [=Oppia angusta] S04
         |--G. (S.) multicorrugata (Hammer 1962) [=Oppia multicorrugata] S04
         `--G. (S.) quathlambae (Kok 1967) [=Brachioppia quathlambae] S04

Graptoppia (Graptoppia) paraanalis Subías & Rodriguez 1985 [incl. Dameosoma foveolatum Bernini 1973 non Paoli 1908, *G. foveolata, Stenoppia italica quinquepilosa Morell 1987] S04

Graptoppia (Stenoppia) italica (Bernini 1973) [=Oppia italica; incl. O. heterotricha Bernini 1969 non Balogh & Mahunka 1969, *Stenoppia heterotricha] S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


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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