Bipassalozetes

Bipassalozetes sp., copyright Monica Young.

Belongs within: Licneremaeoidea.

Bipassalozetes is a genus of oribatid mites found in Eurasia, Africa and North America, with a well-defined circular lenticulus on the notogaster and bidactylous legs.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Sensillus setiform. Anterior part of notogaster with circular lenticulus; ten pairs of notogastral setae; three pairs of small areae porosae. Genital plates with four pairs of setae; aggenital setae present. Legs bidactyle.

<==Bipassalozetes Mihelčič 1957S04
    |--B. (Bipassalozetes) [incl. Salpasozetes Mahunka 1977]S04
    |    |--*B. (B.) permixtus (Mihelčič 1957) [=Passalozetes (*B.) permixtus]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) berndhauseri (Mahunka 1997) [=Passalozetes (B.) berndhauseri]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) bidactylus (Coggi 1900)S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |    |--B. (B.) deserticus Bayartogtokh & Aoki 1997S04
    |    |--B. (B.) elegans (Sitnikova 1975) [=Passalozetes elegans]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) gobiensis (Mahunka 1964) [=Passalozetes gobiensis]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) intermedius (Mihelčič 1954) [=Passalozetes intermedius; incl. P. variatepictus Mihelčič 1956]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) lineolatus (Sitnikova 1975) [=Passalozetes lineolatus]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) mahunkai Bayartogtokh & Aoki 1997S04
    |    |--B. (B.) microsculptratus Bayartogtokh & Aoki 1997S04
    |    |--B. (B.) mongolicus Bayartogtokh & Aoki 1997S04
    |    |--B. (B.) moniles (Higgins & Woolley 1975) [=Passalozetes moniles]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) nitidus (Bayoumi & Al-Khalifa 1984) [=Passalozetes nitidus]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) pectinatus (Wallwork 1964) [=Passalozetes pectinatus]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) perforatus (Berlese 1910) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |    |--B. (B.) reticulatus (Mihelčič 1957) [=Passalozetes reticulatus]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) rugosus (Sitnikova 1975) [=Passalozetes rugosus]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) striatus (Mihelčič 1955) [=Passalozetes striatus; incl. P. kaszabi Mahunka 1964]S04
    |    |--B. (B.) tibialis (Nicolet 1855) (n. d.)S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |    |--B. (B.) vicinus (Mihelčič 1957) [=Passalozetes vicinus]S04
    |    `--B. (B.) wolwekransensis (Engelbrecht 1974) [=Passalozetes wolwekransensis]S04
    `--B. (Passalobates Pérez-Íñigo & Peña 1996)S04
         |--B. (*P.) asper (Pérez-Íñigo & Peña 1996) [=*Passalobates asper]S04
         |--B. (P.) linearis (Higgins & Woolley 1962) [=Passalozetes linearis]S04
         `--B. (P.) sabulosus (Shtanchaeva 1986) [=Passalozetes sabulosus]S04

Bipassalozetes (Bipassalozetes) bidactylus (Coggi 1900)S04 [=Scutovertex bidactylusS04, Passalozetes bidactylusG32, Salpasozetes bidactylusNB-P86]

Bipassalozetes (Bipassalozetes) perforatus (Berlese 1910)S04 [=Scutovertex perforatusS04, Passalozetes perforatusG32; incl. P. granulatus Mihelčič 1955S04, P. propinquus Mihelčič 1956S04]

Bipassalozetes (Bipassalozetes) tibialis (Nicolet 1855) (n. d.)S04 [=Eremaeus tibialisS04, Cymbaeremaeus tibialisM98, Passalozetes tibialisG32]

*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.

[G32] Grandjean, F. 1932. Observations sur les oribates (3e série). Bulletin du Muséum, 2e série, 4 (3): 292–306.

[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.

[NB-P86] Norton, R. A., & V. M. Behan-Pelletier. 1986. Systematic relationships of Propelops, with a modification of family-group taxa in Phenopelopoidea (Acari: Oribatida). Canadian Journal of Zoology 64 (10): 2370–2383.

[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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