Belba (Belba)

Belba compta, copyright R. Penttinen.

Belongs within: Damaeidae.

The type subgenus of the genus Belba is a group of damaeid oribatid mites found in Eurasia and North America (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Notogaster with spinae adnatae absent. Setal formula of trochanters I–IV 1-1-2-1, exceptionally 1-1-2-2; setal formula of genua I–IV 4-4-3-3, seta d formula of genua I–IV 1-1-1-0; seta d formula of tibiae I–IV 0-1-1-1.

<==Belba Heyden 1826 (Belba)S04
    |--*B. (B.) corynopus (Herman 1804)S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--B. (B.) aegrota (Kulczynski 1902) [=Oribata aegrota]S04
    |--B. (B.) alpina Schwizer 1956S04
    |--B. (B.) aurata Kulijev 1967S04
    |--B. (B.) barbata Fujita & Fujikawa 1986S04
    |--B. (B.) clavasensilla Norton & Palacios-Vargas 1982S04
    |--B. (B.) compta (Kulczynski 1902) [=Oribata compta]S04
    |--B. (B.) cornuta Wang & Norton 1995S04
    |--B. (B.) crassisetosa Bayartogtokh 2000S04
    |--B. (B.) daghestanica Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) dubinini Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) flagellata Tseng 1982S04
    |--B. (B.) flammisetosa Tolstikov 1995S04
    |--B. (B.) globiceps (Canestrini & Fanzago 1876) [=Oribata globiceps]S04
    |--B. (B.) helvetica Schweizer 1956S04
    |--B. (B.) interlamellaris Willmann 1939S04
    |--B. (B.) jacoti Wilson 1936S04
    |--B. (B.) limasetosa Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) macropoda Berlese 1904S04
    |--B. (B.) meridionalis Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) minor Mihelčič 1953S04
    |--B. (B.) ‘minuta’ Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962 non Banks 1895S04
    |--B. (B.) mongolica Bayartogtokh 2000S04
    |--B. (B.) paracorynopus Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) patelloides (Michael 1888) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--B. (B.) pectinifera Canestrini 1897 (n. d.)S04
    |--B. (B.) piriformis Mihelčič 1964S04
    |--B. (B.) prasadi Bayartogtokh 2000S04
    |--B. (B.) pulchra Mihelčič 1964S04
    |--B. (B.) rossica Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) sarvari Tolstikov 1995S04
    |--B. (B.) sasakawai Enami 1989 [incl. B. notialis Wang & Norton 1995]S04
    |--B. (B.) sculpta Mihelčič 1957 [incl. B. aberrans Mihelčič 1957, B. ignota Mihelčič 1957]S04
    |--B. (B.) sellnicki Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) servadeii Lombardini 1963 (n. d.)S04
    |--B. (B.) subtilis Canestrini 1897 (n. d.)S04
    |--B. (B.) tenuisetosa Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
    |--B. (B.) unicornis Enami 1994S04
    |--B. (B.) ursina Thor 1930S04
    `--B. (B.) verrucosa Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1962S04
         |--B. v. verrucosaS04
         `--B. v. japonica Aoki 1984S04

*Belba (Belba) corynopus (Herman 1804)S04 [=Notaspis corynopusS04; incl. B. bulbipes Karpelles 1893S04, Damaeus bulbipesM98, D. sufflexus Michael 1885S04, Belba sufflexaM98]

Belba (Belba) patelloides (Michael 1888) [=Notaspis patelloides; incl. B. bartosi Winkler 1955, B. pseudocorynopus Märkel 1960]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.

[M98] Michael, A. D. 1898. Oribatidae. In: H. Lohmann (ed.) Das Tierreich. Eine Zusammenstellung und Kennzeichnung der rezenten Tierformen vol. 3. Acarina pp. 1–93. R. Friedländer und Sohn: Berlin.

[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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