Carabodes (Klapperiches)

Carabodes chandleri, from Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility.

Belongs within: Carabodinae.

The subgenus Klapperiches of the genus Carabodes is a cosmopolitan group of carabodid oribatid mites with an unusually shortened ventral region.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum and notogaster without high elevation(s) or deep excavation(s); notogaster with ten pairs of well-developed setae. Ventral region shortened, genital and anal plates near each other; genital plates with four pairs of setae; aggenital setae absent.

Carabodes (Klapperiches Mahunka 1979)S04
|--C. (*K.) nigrosetosus (Mahunka 1979) [=*Klapperiches nigrosetosus]S04
|--C. (K.) agenjoi Pérez-Íñigo 1969S04
|--C. (K.) andasibe Mahunka 1993S04
|--C. (K.) atrichosus Mahunka 1984S04
|--C. (K.) borhidii Balogh & Mahunka 1979S04
|--C. (K.) california Reeves & Behan-Pelletier 1998S04
|--C. (K.) chandleri Reeves 1992S04
|--C. (K.) coronatus Mahunka 1986S04
|--C. (K.) depilatus Balogh & Mahunka 1969S04
|--C. (K.) dickinsoni Reeves & Behan-Pelletier 1998S04
|--C. (K.) dissimilis Bernini 1976S04
|--C. (K.) ecuadoriensis Balogh 1988S04
|--C. (K.) excellens Balogh & Mahunka 1969S04
|--C. (K.) globiger Balogh 1970S04
|--C. (K.) granosus Sellnick 1959S04
|--C. (K.) higginsi Reeves 1988S04
|--C. (K.) jamaicaensis Woolley 1967S04
|--C. (K.) kusseri Balogh & Balogh 1983S04
|--C. (K.) littoristicus (Reeves 1997) [=Klapperiches littoristicus]S04
|--C. (K.) luteoauratus Hammer 1972S04
|--C. (K.) manganoi Bernini 1976S04
|--C. (K.) manifera Hammer 1977S04
|--C. (K.) microtrichus Mahunka 1984S04
|--C. (K.) minusculus Berlese 1923 [incl. C. castrii Mahunka 1966]S04
|--C. (K.) ornatissimus Hammer 1966S04
|--C. (K.) penicillatus Berlese 1916S04
|--C. (K.) penicillus (Mahunka 1998) [=Klapperiches penicillus]S04
|--C. (K.) pocsi Mahunka 1983S04
|--C. (K.) poggii Bernini 1976S04
|--C. (K.) problematicus Mahunka 1985S04
|--C. (K.) pulcher Bernini 1976S04
| |--C. p. pulcherS04
| `--C. p. occidentalis Pérez-Íñigo & Peña 1996S04
|--C. (K.) purpurarius Pérez-Íñigo & Peña 1996S04
|--C. (K.) radiatus Berlese 1916 [incl. C. dendroetus Reeves 1987]S04
|--C. (K.) samoensis Balogh & Balogh 1986S04
|--C. (K.) schatzi Bernini 1976S04
|--C. (K.) similis Ruiz, Subías & Kahwash 1989 [incl. C. translamellatus Pérez-Íñigo 1990]S04
|--C. (K.) strinovichi Balogh & Mahunka 1978S04
|--C. (K.) tenerifensis Pérez-Íñigo 1976S04
|--C. (K.) variabilis Hammer 1966S04
`--C. (K.) willmanni Bernini 1975S04

*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.

[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.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *