Edwardzetes

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


Belongs within: Ceratozetoidea.

Edwardzetes is a genus of oribatid mites found in cooler regions of the world.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with well separated lamellae, without cuspis; translamella medially interrupted or absent. Notogaster with ten pairs of setae; four pairs of areae porosae; pteromorphae immovable. Six pairs of genital setae; one pair of aggenital setae; two pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae. Legs tridactyle.

<==Edwardzetes Berlese 1914 S04
    |--E. (Edwardzetes) S04
    |    |--*E. (E.) edwardsi (Nicolet 1855) [=Oribata edwardsi; incl. Notaspis edwards lapponicus Trägardh 1902] S04
    |    |--E. (E.) andicola Hammer 1958 S04
    |    |--E. (E.) armatus (Hammer 1958) [=Jugatala armata] S04
    |    |--E. (E.) australis Starý & Block 1995 S04
    |    |--E. (E.) dentifer Hammer 1962 S04
    |    |--E. (E.) elongatus Wallwork 1966 S04
    |    |--E. (E.) novazealandicus Hammer 1967 S04
    |    |--E. (E.) trilobus Mihelčič 1957 S04
    |    `--E. (E.) ubali Iturrondobeitia & Caballero 2000 S04
    `--E. (Gamerozetes Balogh & Balogh 1990) S04
         `--E. (*G.) brevitutorium (Covarrubias 1967) [=Magellozetes brevitutorium] S04

*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.

[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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