Acrogalumna longipluma, copyright R. Penttinen.

Belongs within: Galumnoidea.

Acrogalumna is a cosmopolitan genus of galumnid oribatid mites (Subías 2004). The type species Acrogalumna longipluma has been found in moist habitats in localities throughout the Old World and North America.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with true lamellae and lamellar line absent, sublamellar line present. Notogaster with several pores in a median group in male, no median pore(s) in female; notogastral setae absent. Fissures iad in adanal position.

<==Acrogalumna Grandjean 1956S04
    |--*A. longipluma (Berlese 1904)S04 [=Oribata elimata longiplumaS04, Oribates elimatus longiplumusCH98]
    |    |--A. l. longipluma (see below for synonymy)S04
    |    `--A. l. confluentina (Willmann 1953) [=Allogalumna confluentina]S04
    |--A. abrupta Hammer 1972S04
    |--A. bipartita Aoki & Hu 1993S04
    |--A. cubana (Balogh & Mahunka 1979) [=Allogalumna cubana]S04
    |--A. machadoi Balogh 1960S04
    |--A. monttensis Hammer 1972S04
    |--A. pacifica (Trägårdh 1931) [=Galumna pacifica]S04
    |--A. pectinata (Jacot 1937) [=Zetes pectinatus]S04
    `--A. shogranensis Hammer 1977S04

*Acrogalumna longipluma longipluma (Berlese 1904) [incl. Galumna filata Oudemans 1913, G. latipluma Mihelčič 1952, G. longiporus Mihelčič 1952, Oribata setiformis Hall 1911]S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


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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