Phthiracarus (Neophthiracarus)

Right lateral view and left ano-genital plates of Phthiracarus insignis, from Balogh & Balogh (1992 vol. 2).


Belongs within: Phthiracaridae.

The subgenus Neophthiracarus of the genus Phthiracarus is a pantropical and subtropical group of phthiracaroid mites exhibiting ano-adanal neotrichy.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Body surface not strongly sculptured. Interlamellar setae long and smooth; the majority of notogastral setae of the same type. Ano-adanal plates with more than five pairs of setae.

<==Phthiracarus (Neophthiracarus Balogh & Csiszár 1963) (see below for synonymy) S04
    |--P. (*N.) insignis (Balogh & Csiszár 1963) [=*Neophthiracarus insignis] S04
    |--P. (N.) aculeatus (Niedbala & Colloff 1997) [=Austrophthiracarus aculeatus] S04
    |--P. (N.) aenus (Niedbala 2000) [=Austrophthiracarus aenus] S04
    |--P. (N.) anosculpturatus (Mahunka 1987) [=Hoplophthiracarus anosculpturatus] S04
    |--P. (N.) aokii (Niedbala 1987) S04 [=Austrophthiracarus aokii S04, Arphthiracarus aokii CH98]
    |--P. (N.) aureus (Niedbala 2000) [=Austrophthiracarus aureus] S04
    |--P. (N.) ‘baloghi’ (Niedbala 1987) non Feider & Suciu 1957 [=Austrophthiracarus baloghi] S04
    |--P. (N.) comosus (Aoki 1980) [=Neophthiracarus comosus] S04
    |--P. (N.) darwini (Mahunka 1980) [=Antarctoplophora darwini] S04
    |--P. (N.) diazae (Ojeda 1985) [=Protophthiracarus diazae; incl. Calyptophthiracarus cucundus Niedbala 1988] S04
    |--P. (N.) dilucidus (Niedbala 1988) [=Calyptophthiracarus dilucidus] S04
    |--P. (N.) egregius (Niedbala & Colloff 1997) [=Austrophthiracarus egregius] S04
    |--P. (N.) elizabethiensis (Niedbala 1988) [=Calyptophthiracarus elizabethiensis] S04
    |--P. (N.) equisetosus (Mahunka 1980) [=Neoprotophthiracarus equisetosus] S04
    |--P. (N.) espeletiae (Balogh 1984) [=Sturmacarus espeletiae] S04
    |--P. (N.) facetus (Niedbala & Colloff 1997) [=Austrophthiracarus facetus] S04
    |--P. (N.) foveoreticulatus (Mahunka 1980) [=Fuegoplophora foveoreticulata] S04
    |--P. (N.) hallidayi (Niedbala & Colloff 1997) [=Austrophthiracarus hallidayi] S04
    |--P. (N.) helluonis (Niedbala 1982) [=Neophthiracarus helluonis] S04
    |--P. (N.) hirtus (Balogh 1984) [=Sturmacarus hirtus] S04
    |--P. (N.) incrassatus (Niedbala 1984) [=Neophthiracarus incrassatus] S04
    |--P. (N.) kochi (Niedbala 1987) S04 [=Calyptophthiracarus kochi S04, Austrophthiracarus kochi CH98]
    |--P. (N.) lamingtoni (Niedbala 2000) [=Austrophthiracarus lamingtoni] S04
    |--P. (N.) multisetosus (Balogh & Balogh 1983) [=Austrophthiracarus multisetosus] S04
    |--P. (N.) mutabilis (Niedbala & Colloff 1997) [=Austrophthiracarus mutabilis] S04
    |--P. (N.) obsessus Subías 2004 S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--P. (N.) perpropinqus (Niedbala & Colloff 1997) [=Austrophthiracarus perpropinqus] S04
    |--P. (N.) ‘pilosus’ (Niedbala & Colloff 1997) non Sergienko 1987 [=Austrophthiracarus pilosus] S04
    |--P. (N.) portentosus (Niedbala 1988) [=Calyptophthiracarus portentosus] S04
    |--P. (N.) praeoccupatus Subías 2004 (see below for synonymy) S04
    |--P. (N.) pulchellus (Niedbala 1993) [=Austrophthiracarus pulchellus] S04
    |--P. (N.) pullus (Niedbala 1989) [=Calyptophthiracarus pullus] S04
    |--P. (N.) repetitus Subías 2004 [=Austrophthiracarus largus Niedbala 2000 non P. largus Niedbala 1984] S04
    |--P. (N.) scopoli (Niedbala 1987) S04 [=Calyptophthiracarus scopoli S04, Austrophthiracarus scopoli CH98]
    |--P. (N.) shiptoni (Sheals & Macfarlane 1966) (see below for synonymy) S04
    |--P. (N.) tuberculatus (Niedbala & Corpuz-Raros 1998) [=Austrophthiracarus tuberculatus] S04
    |--P. (N.) villosus (Niedbala 1982) [=Neophthiracarus villosus] S04
    |--P. (N.) wallworki (Balogh & Balogh 1983) [=Austrophthiracarus wallworki] S04
    `--P. (N.) willmanni (Niedbala 1987) [=Austrophthiracarus willmanni] S04

Phthiracarus (Neophthiracarus Balogh & Csiszár 1963) [incl. Antarctoplophora Mahunka 1980, Fuegoplophora Mahunka 1980, Neoprotophthiracarus Mahunka 1980, Sturmacarus Balogh 1984] S04

Phthiracarus (Neophthiracarus) obsessus Subías 2004 S04 [=Calyptophthiracarus sellnicki Niedbala 1987 non P. sellnicki Feider & Suciu 1957 S04, Austrophthiracarus sellnicki CH98]

Phthiracarus (Neophthiracarus) praeoccupatus Subías 2004 [=Austrophthiracarus dissonus Niedbala & Colloff 1997 non P. dissonus Niedbala 1983] S04

Phthiracarus (Neophthiracarus) shiptoni (Sheals & Macfarlane 1966) [=Neophthiracarus shiptoni; incl. Neoprotophthiracarus flagellatus Mahunka 1980, Phthiracarus mahunkai Niedbala 1994] 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.

[CH98] Colloff, M. J., & R. B. Halliday. 1998. Oribatid Mites: A catalogue of Australian genera and species. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

[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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