Globoppia

Dorsal (left) and ventral views of Globoppia intermedia, from Balogh & Balogh (1992 vol. 2).

Belongs within: Oppioidea.

Globoppia is a pantropical and austral genus of oppiid oribatid mites. The type species Globoppia intermedia is found in southern South America and Antarctica (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with costulae, lamellar and translamellar lines absent; sensillus globular. Notogaster with crista absent; setae la originating at about same level as setae lm. Genital plates with six pairs of setae. Fissure iad inverse apoanal.

<==Globoppia Hammer 1962S04
    |--*G. intermedia Hammer 1962S04
    |    |--G. i. intermediaS04
    |    `--G. i. longiseta Wallwork 1970S04
    |--G. brinoni Balogh & Balogh 1983S04
    |--G. campbellensis Wallwork 1964W64
    |--G. cochlearium (Paoli 1908) [=Dameosoma cochlearium]S04
    |--G. curviclavata (Mahunka 1985) [=Pletzenoppia curviclavata]S04
    |--G. gibba Mahunka 1984S04
    |--G. globifera (Mahunka 1989) [=Membranoppia globifera]S04
    |--G. hamiltoni (Mahunka 1988) [=Pletzenoppia hamiltoni]S04
    |--G. heterotricha (Balogh & Mahunka 1969) [=Oppia heterotricha]S04
    |--G. latifasciata (Willmann 1931) [=Oppia latifasciata]S04
    |--G. maior Hammer 1962S04
    |--G. minor Hammer 1962S04
    |--G. nidicola Hammer 1968S04
    |--G. simplex (Warburton 1912) [=Notaspis simplex]S04
    `--G. trichotos (Balogh & Mahunka 1977)S07

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[S07] Schatz, H. 2007. Biogeography of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) from the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica and Panama. In: Morales-Malacara, J. B., V. M. Behan-Pelletier, E. Ueckermann, T. M. Pérez, E. G. Estrada-Venegas & M. Badii (eds) Acarology XI: Proceedings of the International Congress pp. 151–167. Instituto de Biología and Faculdad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Sociedad Latinoamericana de Acarología: México.

[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.

[W64] Wallwork, J. A. 1964. Insects of Campbell Island. Cryptostigmata (Oribatei): Oppiidae. Pacific Insects Monograph 7: 138–147.

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