Eustigmaeus

Eustigmaeus frigida, copyright D. E. Walter.


Belongs within: Raphignathoidea.

Eustigmaeus is a cosmopolitan genus of parasitic or bryophagous mites (Faraji et al. 2007).

Characters (from Faraji et al. 2007): Dorsum with 3 shields, prodorsal shield with 4 pairs of setae and usually one pair of eyes, opisthosomal shield with 6 pairs of setae and suranal shield with 2 pairs of setae; humeral setae c2 situated on triangular shields, displaced to a ventral or ventrolatral position; dorsal shield generally sculptured or ornamented; legs shorter than idiosoma; gnathosoma partly covered by overhanging prodorsum; palp 5-segmented, with a tridentate, terminal eupathidium; primary claw on palptibia well developed, with a smaller accessory claw at its base; chelicerae not joined together; venter with 2 or 4 endopodal shields which may be united or divided midventrally; aggenital area with 1 to 3 pairs setae and pseudoanal covers with 3 to 4 pairs of setae.

<==Eustigmaeus Berlese 1910 [incl. Ledermuelleria Oudemans 1923] FUB07
    |--*E. kermesinus (Koch 1841) [=Stigmaeus kermesinus] FUB07
    |--E. abseus Dogan 2005 FUB07
    |--E. anauniensis (Canestrini 1889) FUB07 (see below for synonymy)
    |--E. arcticus (Wood 1972) [=Ledermuelleria arctica; incl. E. mineus Barillo 1989] FUB07
    |--E. bali Dogan & Ayyildiz 2003 FUB03
    |--E. brevivestitus Kazmierski & Donczyk 2003 FUB07
    |--E. chilensis (Chaudhri 1965) FUB07
    |--E. clavatus (Canestrini & Fanzago 1876) [incl. Raphignathus sphagneti Hull 1918] FUB07
    |--E. collarti (Cooreman 1955) FUB07
    |--E. coronaria (Kuznetzov 1977) FUB07
    |--E. erciyesiensis Dogan, Ayyildiz & Fan 2003 FUB07
    |--E. erzincanensis Dogan 2005 FUB07
    |--E. erzurumensis Dogan 2005 FUB07
    |--E. etruscus (Berlese 1910) FUB07
    |--E. formosus Kazmierski & Donczyk 2003 FUB07
    |--E. frigida WL09
    |--E. ioanninensis Kapaxidi & Papadoulis 1999 FUB07
    |--E. jiangxiensis Hu, Chen & Huang 1996 FUB07
    |--E. johnstoni Zhang & Gerson 1995 FUB07
    |--E. kauaiensis S01
    |--E. longisetosus (Willmann 1956) FUB07
    |--E. microsegnis (Chaudhri 1965) FUB07
    |--E. mixta (Wood 1966) [=Ledermuelleria mixta] H98
    |--E. myrtea (Chaudhri 1965) FUB07
    |--E. nasrinae Khanjani & Ueckermann 2002 KU02
    |--E. ottavii (Berlese 1910) FUB07
    |--E. oudemansi (Thor 1930) FUB07
    |--‘Rhaphignathus’ patrius Berlese 1885 SB63 (see below for synonymy)
    |--E. philippica KU02
    |--E. pinnatus (Kuznetsov 1977) FUB07
    |--E. plumifer (Halbert 1923) FUB07
    |--E. pulchellus (Thor 1930) FUB07
    |--E. rhodomela (Koch 1841) [incl. E. fani Dogan 2005] FUB07
    |--E. schusteri (Summers & Price 1961) FUB07
    |--E. sculptus Dogan, Ayyildiz & Fan 2003 FUB07
    |--E. segnis (Koch 1836) FUB07 [=Caligonus segnis KU02, *Ledermuelleria segnis SB63]
    |--E. truncates (Halbert 1923) FUB07
    |--E. turcicus Dogan & Ayyildiz 2003 FUB07
    |--E. vacuus Dogan 2005 FUB07
    `--E. variolatus Barilo 1987 FUB07

Eustigmaeus anauniensis (Canestrini 1889) FUB07 [incl. E. granulosus Willmann 1951 FUB07, E. kentingensis Tseng 1982 FUB07, Raphignathus pectinatus Ewing 1917 FUB07, E. pectinatus KU02]

‘Rhaphignathus’ patrius Berlese 1885 SB63 [=Ledermuelleria patrius SB63; incl. Raphignathus patrius var. brevipalpe S22]

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[FUB07] Faraji, F., E. A. Ueckermann & F. Bakker. 2007. First record of Eustigmaeus jiangxiensis Hu, Chen and Huang (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from France with a key to the European species of Eustigmaeus Berlese, 1910. International Journal of Acarology 33 (2): 145–151.

[H98] Halliday, R. B. 1998. Mites of Australia: A checklist and bibliography. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

[KU02] Khanjani, M., & E. A. Ueckermann. 2002. The stigmaeid mites of Iran (Acari: Stigmaeidae). International Journal of Acarology 28 (4): 317–339.

[S22] Schweizer, J. 1922. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der terrestrischen Milbenfauna der Schweiz. Verhandl. Naturf. Ges. Basel 33: 23–112, 4 pls.

[SB63] Schweizer, J., & C. Bader. 1963. Die Landmilben der Schweiz (Mittelland, Jura und Alpen): Trombidiformes Reuter, mit 217 Arten und Unterarten und 193 Originalzeichnungen. Denkschriften der Schweizerischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft [Mémoires de la Société Helvétique des Sciences Naturelles] 84 (2): i–vi, 209–378.

[S01] Swift, S. F. 2001. The leg chaetotaxy of Caligonellidae (Prostigmata: Raphignathoidea). In: Halliday, R. B., D. E. Walter, H. C. Proctor, R. A. Norton & M. J. Colloff (eds) Acarology: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress pp. 242–249. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.

[WL09] Walter, D. E., E. E. Lindquist, I. M. Smith, D. R. Cook & G. W. Krantz. 2009. Order Trombidiformes. In: Krantz, G. W., & D. E. Walter (eds) A Manual of Acarology 3rd ed. pp. 233–420. Texas Tech University Press.

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