Fuscozetes

Fuscozetes fuscipes, copyright Biodiversity Institute of Ontario.

Belongs within: Ceratozetoidea.

Fuscozetes is a genus of oribatid mites found in Eurasia and North America (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with lamellae and translamella present; translamella short, lamellar cuspides near each other. Notogaster with fourteen 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.

<==Fuscozetes Sellnick 1928S04
    |--*F. fuscipes (Koch 1844)S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--F. angustus (Banks 1910) [=Oribatella angusta]S04
    |--F. bidentatus (Banks 1895) [=Oribatella bidentata]S04
    |--F. cuauhtemoctzini Palacios-Vargas & Martínez-Crespo 1990S04
    |--F. floridae Jacot 1935 [=F. bidentatus floridae]S04
    |--F. intermedius Caroli & Maffia 1934S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--F. novus Shaldybina 1969S04
    |--F. pini Dalenius 1964S04
    |--F. pseudosetosus Shaldybina 1975S04
    |--F. rotundatus Willmann 1930S04
    |--F. setosus (Koch 1839)S04 [=Oribata setosaS04, Oribates setosusG46]
    `--F. tatricus Seniczak 1993S04

*Fuscozetes fuscipes (Koch 1844)S04 [=Oribata fuscipesS04, Oribates fuscipesM98, Scutovertex fuscipesL87a; incl. Zetes ephippiatus Koch 1835M98, Oribata ephippiataM98, Galumna slossonae Banks 1906S04]

Fuscozetes intermedius Caroli & Maffia 1934S04 [incl. Oribates rubens Koch 1839 (n. d.)S04, Chamobates rubensL87b, Oribata rubensM98, Zetes rubensL87b]

*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.

[G46] Grandjean, F. 1946. Observations sur les acariens (9e série). Bulletin du Muséum, 2e série, 18 (4): 337–344.

[L87a] Luxton, M. 1987a. The oribatid mites (Acari: Cryptostigmata) of J. E. Hull. Journal of Natural History 21: 1273–1291.

[L87b] Luxton, M. 1987b. The British oribatid mites (Acari: Cryptostigmata) of Warburton and Pearce. Journal of Natural History 21: 1359–1365.

[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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