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

*Type species of generic name indicated


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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