Dorsal (left) and ventral views of Graptoppia paraanalis, from Balogh & Balogh (1992).

Belongs within: Oppioidea.

Graptoppia is a widespread genus of oppiid mites found in tropical, subtropical and Southern Hemisphere regions of the world except Australia. Members of this genus have a fusiform, ciliate sensillus.

<==Graptoppia Balogh 1983S04
    |--G. (Graptoppia) [incl. Frondoppia Mahunka 1983]S04
    |    |--G. (G.) paraanalis Subías & Rodriguez 1985S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |    |--G. (G.) arenaria Ohkubo 1993S04
    |    |--G. (G.) exigua (Mahunka 1983)S04 [=*Frondoppia exiguaM83]
    |    |--G. (G.) mussardi Mahunka 1992S04
    |    |--G. (G.) neonominata Subías 2004S04 [=Oppia parva Kok 1967 non Lombardini 1952S04, G. parvaO93]
    |    |--G. (G.) nukusia (Shtanchaeva 1984) [=Oppia nukusia]S04
    |    |--G. (G.) paradoxa Ivan & Vasiliu 1997S04
    |    |--G. (G.) quinquepilosa (Morell 1987)S04, O93 [=Stenoppia italica quinquepilosaS04]
    |    |--G. (G.) sundensis (Hammer 1979) [=Oppia sundensis]S04
    |    |    |--G. s. sundensisS04
    |    |    `--G. s. acuta Ayyildiz 1989S04
    |    `--G. (G.) tanaitica Karppinen & Poltavskaja 1990S04
    |--G. (Apograptoppia Subías & Rodríguez 1985)S04
    |    `--G. (*A.) foveolata (Paoli 1908)S04 [=Dameosoma foveolatumS04, Oppia foveolataBA85, G. (A.) paolii Ohkubo 1993S04]
    `--G. (Stenoppia Balogh 1983)S04
         |--G. (S.) italica (Bernini 1973) (see below for synonymy)S04
         |--G. (S.) africana Mahunka 1987S04
         |--G. (S.) angusta (Hammer 1962) [=Oppia angusta]S04
         |--G. (S.) crista Ohkubo 1996O96
         |--G. (S.) multicorrugata (Hammer 1962) [=Oppia multicorrugata]S04
         `--G. (S.) quathlambae (Kok 1967) [=Brachioppia quathlambae]S04

Graptoppia (Graptoppia) paraanalis Subías & Rodriguez 1985S04 [=Dameosoma foveolatum Balogh 1983 non Paoli 1908O93, *G. foveolataS04]

Graptoppia (Stenoppia) italica (Bernini 1973) [=Oppia italica; incl. O. heterotricha Bernini 1969 non Balogh & Mahunka 1969, *Stenoppia heterotricha]S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1992. The Oribatid Mites Genera of the World vol. 2. Plates. Hungarian Natural History Museum: Budapest.

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

[M83] Mahunka, S. 1983. Data to the knowledge of the oribatid fauna of Surinam and Brasil (Acari). Folia Entomologica Hungarica 44 (2): 205–227.

[O93] Ohkubo, N. 1993. A new species of Graptoppia (Acari: Oribatei) from Japan. Edaphologia 49: 11–16.

[O96] Ohkubo, N. 1996. Some oppiid species (Acari: Oribatida) from Chichijima Island in the Bonin Islands, with notes on morphological terms of Oppiidae. Acarologia 37 (3): 229–245.

[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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