Ceratozetes

Ceratozetes psammophilus, copyright GBIF Franz Horak.

Belongs within: Ceratozetoidea.

Ceratozetes is a cosmopolitan genus of ceratozetid oribatid mites (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with lamellae and translamella. Notogaster with eleven pairs of setae; four pairs of areae porosae; pteromorphae immovable. Six pairs of genital setae; one pair of aggenital setae; two pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae. Legs tridactyle.

<==Ceratozetes Berlese 1908S04
    |--C. (Ceratozetes)S04
    |    |--*C. (C.) gracilis (Michael 1884) [=Oribata gracilis, Notaspis gracilis, Oribates gracilis]B-P84
    |    |    |--C. g. gracilis [incl. C. fusiger Mihelčič 1956, C. grandis Berlese 1908]S04
    |    |    `--C. g. minor (Schweizer 1922) [=Oribata gracilis minor]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) ambiguus Behan-Pelletier 1998S04
    |    |--C. (C.) angustus (Banks 1947) [=Minunthozetes angustus]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) armatus Mihelčič 1956S04
    |    |--C. (C.) bicornis Hammer 1967S04
    |    |--C. (C.) borealis Behan-Pelletier 1984S04
    |    |--C. (C.) campestris Mihelčič 1956 [incl. C. obtusus Mihelčič 1956]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) catarinensis Pérez-Íñigo & Pérez-Íñigo 1993S04
    |    |--C. (C.) clypeatus (Nicolet 1855) (n. d.) [=Oribata clypeata]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) conjunctus Mihelčič 1956 [incl. C. contiguus Jeleva 1962]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) cuspidatus Jacot 1939 [=C. gracilis cuspidatus]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) enodis (Ewing 1909) [=Oribata enodis]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) figuratus (Ewing 1909) [=Oribata figurata]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) gaussi (Richters 1908) [=Oribata gaussi]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) gemmula Pérez-Íñigo 1990S04
    |    |--C. (C.) guadarramicus Pérez-Íñigo 1991S04
    |    |--C. (C.) hamobatoides Hammer 1967S04
    |    |--C. (C.) insignis Balogh 1966S04
    |    |--C. (C.) inupiaq Behan-Pelletier 1986S04
    |    |--C. (C.) kananaskis Mitchell 1976S04
    |    |--C. (C.) kutchin Behan-Pelletier 1986S04
    |    |--C. (C.) lagrecai Bernini 1973S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |    |--C. (C.) laticuspidatus Menke 1964 [incl. Oribata myrmobates Berlese 1903 (n. d.)]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) longispina Jacot 1936 [=C. subaquila longispina]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) longocuspidatus Kulijev 1962S04
    |    |--C. (C.) macromediocris Shaldybina 1970S04
    |    |--C. (C.) mediocris Berlese 1908 [incl. C. dubius Mihelčič 1956, C. japonicus Aoki 1961]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) microsetosus Ayyildiz & Luxton 1989S04
    |    |--C. (C.) minutissimus Willmann 1951S04
    |    |--C. (C.) monticola Hammer 1961S04
    |    |--C. (C.) nanus Subías 2001 [incl. C. minutissimus Subías & Arillo 2000 non Willmann 1951]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) nasutus Subías, Kahwash & Ruiz 1990S04
    |    |--C. (C.) neonominatus Subías 2004 [=C. similis Fujikawa 1996 non Schweizer 1956]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) nigrisetosus Hammer 1958S04
    |    |--C. (C.) oresbios Behan-Pelletier 1984S04
    |    |--C. (C.) ovidianus Vasiliu & Calugar 1981S04
    |    |--C. (C.) pacificus Behan-Pelletier 1984S04
    |    |--C. (C.) paritractus Hammer 1977S04
    |    |--C. (C.) parvulus Sellnick 1922 [=C. (Allozetes) parvulus]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) peritus Grandjean 1951S04
    |    |--C. (C.) petrovi Kulijev 1962S04
    |    |--C. (C.) platyrhinoides Hammer 1961 [incl. Magellozetes mahnerti Mahunka 1984]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) platyrhinus Hammer 1958S04
    |    |--C. (C.) problematicus Mahunka 1982S04
    |    |--C. (C.) psammophilus Horak 2000S04
    |    |--C. (C.) rostroserratus Wallwork 1965S04
    |    |--C. (C.) rostroundulatus Paulitchenko 1991S04
    |    |--C. (C.) simulator Pérez-Íñigo 1970 [incl. C. petri Weigmann 1976]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) spitsbergensis Thor 1934S04
    |    |--C. (C.) striatus Hammer 1958S04
    |    |--C. (C.) subaquila (Ewing 1909) [=Oribata subaquila]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) subinconspicuus (Berlese 1908) [=Punctoribates subinconspicuus]S04
    |    |--C. (C.) undulatus Hammer 1958S04
    |    |--C. (C.) virginicus (Banks 1906)S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |    |--C. (C.) volgini Shaldybina 1970S04
    |    |--C. (C.) watertonensis Behan-Pelletier 1984S04
    |    |--C. (C.) xinjiangensis Wen & Bu 1988S04
    |    `--C. (C.) zeteki (Ewing 1917) [=Trachyoribates zeteki]S04
    |--C. (Magellozetes Hammer 1962)S04
    |    |--C. (*M.) processus (Hammer 1962) [=*Magellozetes processus]S04
    |    |--C. (M.) antarcticus (Michael 1895)S04 [=Oribata antarcticaS04, C. antarcticaW65]
    |    `--‘Magellozetes’ crassa Hammer 1967SL71
    `--C. (Mixozetes Balogh & Balogh 1990)S04
         `--C. (*M.) intermedius (Covarrubias 1967) [=Arcozetes intermedius]S04
Nomen nudum: Ceratozetes degener Berlese in Castagnoli & Pegazzano 1985BA85

Ceratozetes (Ceratozetes) lagrecai Bernini 1973S04 [incl. Sphaerozetes elongatissimus Berlese 1908 (n. d.)S04, C. elongatissimusB80]

Ceratozetes (Ceratozetes) virginicus (Banks 1906)S04 [=Galumna virginicaS04, Oribata virginicaB-P84; incl. Ceratozetes jeweli Rockett & Woodring 1966S04]

*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.

[B-P84] Behan-Pelletier, V. M. 1984. Ceratozetes (Acari: Ceratozetidae) of Canada and Alaska. Canadian Entomologist 116: 1449–1517.

[B80] Bernini, F. 1980. Notulae oribatologicae XXIV. Gli Acari Oribatei di alcune piccole grotte del Senese. Redia 63: 359–405.

[BA85] Bernini, F., & R. Arcidiacono. 1985. Notulae oribatologicae XXXVI. A catalogue of the Sicilian oribatids (Acarida, Oribatida). Animalia 12 (1–3): 165–205.

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

[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.

[W65] Wallwork, J. A. 1965. The Cryptostigmata (Acari) of Antarctica with special reference to the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands. Pacific Insects 7 (3): 453–468.

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