Bdellodes

Bdellodes longirostris, copyright Philippe Garcelon.

Belongs within: Bdelloidea.

Bdellodes is a genus of snout mites with eight pairs of setae on the hypostome, one or two setae on each chelicera, and five pairs of leg trichobothria (Grandjean 1938, as Odontoscirinae except Molgus). The species Bdellodes lapidaria is known in Australia as a control agent for lucerne flea Sminthurus viridis.

<==Bdellodes Oudemans 1937H98 [incl. Hoploscirus Thor 1937H98, Thoribdella Grandjean 1938G38]
    |--*B. longirostris (Hermann 1804)SB63 [=Scirus longirostrisV25, Bdella longirostrisS22; incl. Bdella ornataCF77]
    |--B. affinis Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. agrestis Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) agrestis]SL71
    |--B. alacris Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. ancelae Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) ancelae]SL71
    |--B. australica (Womersley 1933) [=Biscirus australicus]H98
    |--B. bidentata Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. bryi Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) bryi]SL71
    |--B. californicaS91
    |--B. camellae Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) camellae]SL71
    |--B. conformis Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) conformis]SL71
    |--B. consanguinea Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. copiosa Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) copiosa]SL71
    |--B. currax Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. curvus Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) curvus]L90
    |--B. dubitata (Womersley 1933) [=Scirus dubitatus, Hoploscirus dubitatus]H98
    |--B. flexuosa Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) flexuosa]SL71
    |--B. graminis Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. gressitti Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) gressitti]SL71
    |--B. hadroseta Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. haramotoiS91
    |--B. harpax Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. hessei (Womersley 1933) [=Scirus hessei]H98
    |--B. hickmani (Womersley 1933) [=Biscirus hickmani]H98
    |--B. hospita (Banks 1916) [=Bdella hospita]H98
    |--B. hygrotesS91
    |--B. inflata Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. inticata Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) intricata]SL71
    |--B. koloseta Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. lapidaria (Kramer 1881)H98 (see below for synonymy)
    |--B. macquariensis Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) macquariensis]SL71
    |--B. meridionalis (Thor 1931)H98 [=Biscirus meridionalisH98, Neomolgus meridionalisH98, *Thoribdella meridionalisG38]
    |--B. multicia Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) multicia]SL71
    |--B. nimia Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. odonata Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. oraria Atyeo 1963SL71
    |--B. pacifica Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. paganus Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. petila Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) petila]SL71
    |--B. pilahensis Shiba 1976S76
    |--B. procincta Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) procincta]SL71
    |--B. raeticus Schweizer & Bader 1963SB63
    |--B. reticulata (Atyeo 1960) [=B. (Hoploscirus) reticulata]SL71
    |--B. sabulosa Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. serpentinus Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) serpentinus]SL71
    |--B. tanta Atyeo 1963H98
    |--B. tasmaniensis Wallace & Mahon 1976H98
    |--B. tellustris Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) tellustris]SL71
    |--B. vireti Atyeo 1963SL71
    |--B. watsoni Atyeo 1963 [=B. (Hoploscirus) watsoni]L90
    `--B. womersleyi Atyeo 1963H98

Bdellodes lapidaria (Kramer 1881)H98 [=Bdella lapidariusH98, Bdellodes (Hoploscirus) lapidariaSL71, Biscirus lapidariaH98, Bi. lapidariusH98, Thoribdella lapidariaH98]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[CF77] Canestrini, G., & F. Fanzago. 1877. Intorno agli Acari Italiani. Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Serie 5, 4: 69–208, pls 2–7.

[G38] Grandjean, F. 1938. Observations sur les bdelles (acariens). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 107: 1–24.

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

[L90] Luxton, M. 1990. The marine littoral mites of the New Zealand region. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 20 (4): 367–418.

[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.

[S76] Shiba, M. 1976. Taxonomic investigation on free-living Prostigmata from the Malay Peninsula. Nature and Life in Southeast Asia 7: 83–229.

[SL71] Spain, A. V., & M. Luxton. 1971. Catalog and bibliography of the Acari of the New Zealand subregion. Pacific Insects Monograph 25: 179–226.

[S91] Swift, S. F. 1991. Some observations on the podocephalic canals and tarsal claws of Bdellidae (Acari: Actinedida). In: Dusbábek, F., & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 2 pp. 249–252. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

[V25] Vitzthum, H. 1925. Fauna sumatrensis. (Beitrag no. 5). Acarinae. Supplementa Entomologica 11: 1–79.

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