Mixacarus (Mixacarus)

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

Belongs within: Lohmanniidae.

The type subgenus of the genus Mixacarus is a group of lohmanniid mites found in tropical and subtropical regions of Eurasia, Africa and the Americas (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): All dorsal setae setiform, simple; one or more transverse bands of notogaster interrupted. Genital plates without transverse suture; preanal plate wide; anal and adanal plates separated; two pairs of anal setae; four pairs of adanal setae.

<==Mixacarus Balogh 1958 (Mixacarus) [incl. Hamacarus Hammer 1977]S04
    |--*M. (M.) integrus Balogh 1958S04 [=M. integerB61]
    |--M. (M.) brevipes (Banks 1947) [=Lohmannia brevipes]S04
    |--M. (M.) chapmani Wallwork 1962S04
    |--M. (M.) exilis Aoki 1970S04
    |    |--M. e. exilisS04
    |    `--M. e. foveolatus Aoki 1987S04
    |--M. (M.) lawariensis (Hammer 1977) (n. d.) [=Hamacarus lawariensis]S04
    |--M. (M.) murcioides (Berlese 1896)S04 [=Angelia murcioidesS04, Lohmannia murcioidesBB87]
    |--M. (M.) neotropicus Balogh 1962S04
    |--M. (M.) quadrifasciatus Balakrishnan 1986S04
    |--M. (M.) sublestus Tseng 1982S04
    |--M. (M.) suoxiensis Hu & Wang 1989S04
    |--M. (M.) tianmuensis Li & Li 1985S04
    |--M. (M.) vanhonggui Mahunka 1973S04
    `--M. (M.) zhuzhikovi Bulanova-Zachvatkina 1979S04

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[B61] Balogh, J. 1961. An outline of the family Lohmanniidae Berl. 1916 (Acari: Oribatei). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 7 (1–2): 19–44.

[BB87] Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1987. A new outline of the family Lohmanniidae Berlese, 1916 (Acari, Oribatei). Acta Zoologica Hungarica 33 (3–4): 327–398.

Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1992. The Oribatid Mites Genera of the World vol. 1. Hungarian Natural History Museum: Budapest.

[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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