Licneremaeus

Licneremaeus licnophorus, copyright R. Penttinen.

Belongs within: Licneremaeoidea.

Licneremaeus is a cosmopolitan genus of oribatid mites.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with costulae present, translamella absent; sensillus leaf-shaped. Anterior part of notogaster usually with circular lenticulus; thirteen pairs of notogastral setae; two pairs of slightly visible areae porosae; pteromorphae absent. Five pairs of genital setae; aggenital setae absent; two pairs of anal setae; two pairs of adanal setae. Legs tridactyle.

<==Licneremaeus Paoli 1908S04
    |--*L. licnophorus (Michael 1882)S04 [=Notaspis licnophorusS04, N. licnophoraM98]
    |--L. costulatus Mahunka 1982S04
    |--L. cristatus Mahunka 1984S04
    |--L. cubanus Balogh & Mahunka 1980S04
    |--L. discoidalis Willmann 1930 [incl. L. antillensis Mahunka 1985]S04
    |--L. embeyisztini Mahunka 1980S04
    |--L. exornatus Grandjean 1931S04
    |--L. fritschi Sellnick 1931S93
    |--L. giustii Bernini 1973S04
    |--L. linieatus Hammer 1979S04
    |--L. novaeguineae Balogh 1968S04
    |--L. novus Karppinen & Shtanchaeva 1987S04
    |--L. polygonalis Hammer 1971S04
    |--L. prodigiosus Schuster 1958S04
    |--L. propinquus Balogh 1958 (n. d.)S04
    |--L. semiareolatus Mahunka 1978S04
    `--L. similis Pérez-Íñigo 1990S04

*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.

[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.

[S93] Selden, P. A. 1993. Arthropoda (Aglaspidida, Pycnogonida and Chelicerata). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 297–320. Chapman & Hall: London.

[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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