Dorsal (left) and rear ventral views of Chaunoproctus basilewskyi, from Balogh & Balogh (1992 vol. 2).

Belongs within: Oripodoidea.

The Caloppiidae are a group of heavily ornamented oribatid mites found in the Old World tropics.

Characters (from Norton & Behan-Pelletier 2009): Length 350–850 µm. Prodorsum with translamella present. Notogaster with integument strongly foveate; notogastral setae strongly barbed to plumose; octotaxic system with five pairs of saccules; pteromorphs absent. Two pairs of adanal setae.

<==Caloppiidae [Chaunoproctidae]
    |--Chaunoproctellus Mahunka 1992 S04
    |    `--*C. rugosus Mahunka 1992 S04
    |--Brassiella Balogh 1970 S04
    |    |--B. neonominata Subías 2004 (see below for synonymy) S04
    |    |--B. arboricola Balogh & Balogh 1983 S04
    |    `--B. penicillifer Hammer 1973 S04
    `--Chaunoproctus Pearce 1906 [incl. Caloppia Balogh 1958, Pabulozetes Tseng 1982, Zetorchella Berlese 1916] S04
         |--*C. cancellatus Pearce 1906 S04
         |--C. abalai Bhaduri, Bhattacharya & Chakrabarti 1975 S04
         |--C. asperulus Pearce 1906 S04
         |--C. basilewskyi (Balogh 1958) [=Caloppia basilewskyi] S04
         |--C. deleoni Higgins 1966 S04
         |--C. latior (Berlese 1913) (see below for synonymy) S04
         |--C. longipilosus (Mahunka 1974) [=Caloppia longipilosa] S04
         |--C. longisetosus Dhali & Bhaduri 1981 S04
         |--C. minor (Balogh 1958) [=Caloppia minor] S04
         |--C. orbiculatus Wen & Zhao 1994 S04
         |--C. pedestris (Berlese 1916) (see below for synonymy) S04
         |--C. plumosus (Tseng 1982) S04 [=*Pabulozetes plumosus BB92a]
         |--C. reticulatus Willmann 1933 (see below for synonymy) S04
         |--C. sejugatus (Ramani & Haq 1997) [=Caloppia sejugata] S04
         |--C. sottoetgarciai (Corpuz-Raros 1979) [=Caloppia sottoetgarciai] S04
         `--C. vargai (Balogh 1959) [=Caloppia vargai] S04

Brassiella neonominata Subías 2004 [=Carabodes reticulatus Oudemans 1916 non C. coriaceus reticulatus Berlese 1913, *B. reticulata] S04

Chaunoproctus latior (Berlese 1913) [=Oppia latior; incl. C. clavisetosus Bhaduri, Bhattacharya & Chakrabarti 1975] S04

Chaunoproctus pedestris (Berlese 1916) [=Zetorchella pedestris; incl. Ch. crinitus Karppinen 1966, Caloppia papillata Balogh 1958] S04

Chaunoproctus reticulatus Willmann 1933 [=Lucoppia reticulata non Romanobates reticulatus Feider, Vasiliu & Calugar 1970 (not preoc. if in dif. gen.)] S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BB92] Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1992. The Oribatid Mites Genera of the World vol. 1. Hungarian Natural History Museum: Budapest.

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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