Multipulchroppia

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

Belongs within: Oppioidea.

Multipulchroppia is a largely pantropical genus of oppiid oribatid mites.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Sensillus pectinate. Notogaster with twelve pairs of setae; setae c2 absent. Epimeres III and IV long, reaching far posteriad of genital plates; apodemata IV absent. Genital plates with five pairs of setae. Fissure iad direct apoanal.

<==Multipulchroppia Subías 1989S04
    |--*M. berndhauseri (Mahunka 1978)S04 [=Multioppia berndhauseriS04, Pulchroppia (*Multipulchroppia) berndthauseriBB92]
    |--M. amazonica (Balogh & Mahunka 1969) [=Multioppia amazonica]S04
    |--M. graeca (Mahunka 1977) [=Multioppia graeca]S04
    |--M. gyoergyi (Balogh & Mahunka 1969) [=Multioppia gyoergyi]S04
    |--M. pectinata (Balogh & Mahunka 1967) [=Multioppia pectinata; incl. Multioppia vietnamica Balogh 1983]S04
    |--M. schauenbergi (Mahunka 1978) [=Multioppia schauenbergi]S04
    |    |--M. s. schauenbergiS04
    |    `--M. s. punctulata Ohkubo 1992S04
    |--M. siamensis (Suzuki 1976) [=Multioppia siamensis; incl. Multioppia pectinata Aoki 1967 non Balogh & Mahunka 1967]S04
    `--M. similis (Hammer 1979) [=Pulchroppia similis]S04

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[BB92] 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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