Hemileius (Hemileius)

Hemileius initialis, from Salazar Martínez et al. (2010).

Belongs within: Hemileiidae.

The type subgenus of the genus Hemileius is a group of oribatid mites found in Eurasia, Australia and the Americas (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with lamellae present, translamella absent; sensillus with fusiform end. Dorsosejugal suture arched. Notogaster smooth, oval, with ten pairs of distinct setae; four pairs of sacculi; pteromorphae absent. Four pairs of genital setae; one pair of aggenital setae; two pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae. Legs tridactyle.

<==Hemileius Berlese 1916 (Hemileius)S04
    |--*H. (H.) initialis (Berlese 1908) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--H. (H.) biclavulus Lee 1989S04
    |--H. (H.) brevilamellatus (Willmann 1931) [=Liebstadia brevilamellata]S04
    |--H. (H.) clavatus Aoki 1992S04
    |--H. (H.) copectus Lee 1989S04
    |--H. (H.) elongatus Pérez-Íñigo 1978S04
    |--H. (H.) gressitti Balogh & Balogh 1983S04
    |--H. (H.) haydeni (Higgins & Woolley 1975) [=Multoribates haydeni]S04
    |--H. (H.) hierrensis Pérez-Íñigo 1984S04
    |--H. (H.) humeralis Pérez-Íñigo 1991S04
    |--H. (H.) laticlava Pérez-Íñigo & Baggio 1991S04
    |--H. (H.) major (Mahunka 1985) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--H. (H.) microclava (Hammer 1961) [=Scheloribates microclava]S04
    |--H. (H.) muscicola (Hammer 1961) [=Scheloribates muscicola]S04
    |--H. (H.) nicki Denmark & Woodring 1965S04
    |--H. (H.) proximus (Berlese 1916) [=Oribatula (H.) proxima]S04
    |--H. (H.) quadripilis (Fitch 1956) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--H. (H.) rectus Lee 1989S04
    |--H. (H.) robustus Pérez-Íñigo 1969S04
    |--H. (H.) suramericanus (Hammer 1958) [=Oribatula suramericana]S04
    |--H. (H.) tenuis Aoki 1982S04
    |--H. (H.) thujae Choy & Cho 1995S04
    |--H. (H.) translamellatus Karppinen 1958S04
    `--H. (H.) trichosus (Hammer 1958) [=Scheloribates trichosus]S04
Nomen nudum: Oribatula (Hemileius) elliptica Berlese in Castagnoli & Pegazzano 1985BA85

*Hemileius (Hemileius) initialis (Berlese 1908) [=Protoribates (Scheloribates) initialis; incl. Scheloribates confundatus Sellnick 1928]S04

Hemileius (Hemileius) major (Mahunka 1985) [=Scheloribates major non Protoribates (Scheloribates) praestantissimus major Berlese 1916 (not preoc. if in dif. gen.)]S04

Hemileius (Hemileius) quadripilis (Fitch 1956) [=Oribata quadripilis; incl. Oribatula (Hemileius) comatus Berlese 1920, Notaspis pallida Ewing 1909]S04

*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.

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

[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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