Murcia

Murcia trimaculata, copyright R. Penttinen.

Belongs within: Ceratozetoidea.

Murcia is a genus of oribatid mites found in Eurasia and the Americas (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992, as Trichoribates): Prodorsum with tapered lamellae, translamella present; lamellae reaching anteriad to level of insertion of rostral setae. Notogaster with lenticulus; ten pairs of setae; four pairs of areae porosae; pteromorphae immovable. Six pairs of genital setae; one pair of aggenital setae; two pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae. Legs tridactyle.

<==Murcia Koch 1835 [=Trichoribates Berlese 1910; incl. Claviceps Canestrini & Fanzago 1877; Trichoribatinae]S04
    |--*M. trimaculata Koch 1835S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--M. acaroides Koch 1835 (n. d.)S04
    |--M. alpina (Aoki 1982) [=Trichoribates alpinus]S04
    |--M. angustata (Mihelčič 1957) [=Trichoribates angustatus; incl. Sphaerozetes prudens Berlese 1913 (n. d.)]S04
    |--M. austroamericana (Berlese 1910) [=Sphaerozetes (Trichoribates) setosus austroamericanus]S04
    |--M. biarea (Gjelstrup & Solhoy 1994) [=Trichoribates biareus]S04
    |--M. boletorum (Ewing 1909)S04 [=Oribata boletorumS04, Trichoribates boletorumA82]
    |--M. brevicuspis (Mihelčič 1958) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--M. caucasica (Shaldybina 1971) [=Trichoribates caucasicus]S04
    |--M. copperminensis Hammer 1952S04 [=Trichoribates copperminensisTG96]
    |--M. deliensis Oudemans 1922 (n. d.)S04
    |--M. ephippiata Koch 1841 (n. d.)S04
    |--M. formosa (Banks 1909) [=Oribatella formosa]S04
    |--M. fumigata Koch 1841 (n. d.)S04
    |--M. furcata (Schweizer 1956) [=Trichoribates furcatus]S04
    |--M. heteroporosa (Wen & Bu 1988) [=Trichoribates heteroporosus]S04
    |--M. hirtus (Canestrini & Fanzago 1877) (n. d.) [=Claviceps hirtus]S04
    |--M. latincisa (Ewing 1909)S04 [=Oribata latincisaS04, Trichoribates latincisaA82]
    |    |--M. l. latincisaS04
    |    `--M. l. gigantea (Hall 1911) [=Oribata latincisa gigantea]S04
    |--M. latirostris (Bayartogtok & Aoki 1998) [=Trichoribates latirostris]S04
    |--M. longipilis Willmann 1951S04
    |--M. lucens (Koch 1879)S62, A82 [=Trichoribates lucensA82]
    |--M. montana (Hammer 1961) [=Jugatala montana]S04
    |--M. monticola (Trägardh 1902)S04 [=Notaspis monticolaS04, Trichoribates monticolaL96; incl. T. montanus Irk 1939S04]
    |--M. myrica (Gjelstrup & Solhoy 1994) [=Trichoribates myrica]S04
    |--M. neglecta (Kulijev 1979) [=Trichoribates neglectus]S04
    |--M. nova Sellnick 1928S04 [=Trichoribates novusL87]
    |    |--M. n. novaS04
    |    `--M. n. dentata (Mihelčič 1957) [=Trichoribates dentatus]S04
    |--M. obesa (Banks 1895) [=Oribatella obesa; incl. Jugatala lamellata Ewing 1918]S04
    |--M. oblongarea (Gjelstrup & Solhoy 1994) [=Trichoribates oblongarea]S04
    |--M. ocotlicus (Palacios-Vargas & Norton 1984) [=Trichoribates ocotlicus]S04
    |--M. ogilviensis (Behan-Pelletier 1986) [=Trichoribates ogilviensis]S04
    |--M. perfecta (Banks 1896) [=Oribatella perfecta]S04
    |--M. perlongum (Schweizer 1956) [=Trichoribates perlongum]S04
    |--M. persimilis (Banks 1906) [=Galumna persimilis]S04
    |--M. polaris (Hammer 1953) [=Trichoribates polaris]S04
    |--M. punctata (Shaldybina 1971) [=Trichoribates punctatus]S04
    |--M. rausensis (Aoki 1962) [=Trichoribates rausensis]S04
    |--M. rotunda (Willmann 1953) [=Jugatala rotunda]S04
    |--M. rotundicuspidata (Bayartogtokh & Aoki 1998) [=Trichoribates rotundicuspidatus]S04
    |--M. ruber (Canestrini & Fanzago 1877) (n. d.) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--M. serrata (Pérez-Íñigo & Pérez-Íñigo 1993) [=Trichoribates serratus]S04
    |--M. ‘setiger’ (Trägardh 1910) [=Oribata piriformis setiger non O. setiger Kulczynski 1902]S04
    |--M. spatulasetosa (Reeves 1967) [=Trichoribates spatulasetosa]S04
    |--M. spinogenuala (Ewing 1909) [=Oribata spinogenuala]S04
    |--M. striata (Hammer 1952) [=Trichoribates striatus]S04
    |--M. tectopedacuta Thor 1937 (n. d.)S04
    |--M. tepetlensis (Palacios-Vargas & Norton 1984) [=Trichoribates tepetlensis]S04
    |--M. tianshanensis (Wen & Bu 1988) [=Trichoribates tianshanensis]S04
    `--M. tjanshanica (Shaldybina 1971) [=Trichoribates tjanshanicus]S04

Murcia brevicuspis (Mihelčič 1958) [=Trichoribates brevicuspis; incl. T. longipilis Mihelčič 1956 non Murcia longipilis Willmann 1951, T. pilosus Mihelčič 1966]S04

Murcia ruber (Canestrini & Fanzago 1877) (n. d.) non M. rubra Koch 1841 (not preoc. if in dif. gen.) [=Claviceps ruber, Odontocepheus ruber]S04

*Murcia trimaculata Koch 1835S04 [=Oribata trimaculataM98, Notaspis trimaculataT05, *Trichoribates trimaculatusBB92; incl. Sphaerozetes (Trichoribates) berlesei Jacot 1929S04]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[A82] Aoki, J. 1982. The Japanese species of the genera Trichoribates and Diapterobates (Acari: Oribatida). Bulletin of the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Yokohama National University 8 (1): 185–205.

[BB92] Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1992. The Oribatid Mites Genera of the World vol. 1. Hungarian Natural History Museum: Budapest.

[L87] Luxton, M. 1987. The oribatid mites (Acari: Cryptostigmata) of J. E. Hull. Journal of Natural History 21: 1273–1291.

[L96] Luxton, M. 1996. Oribatid mites of the British Isles: a check-list and notes on biogeography (Acari: Oribatida). Journal of Natural History 30 (6): 803–822.

[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.

[S62] Seyd, E. L. 1962. The moss mites of Kinder Scout, Derbyshire (Acari: Oribatei). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 44 (300): 585–591.

[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.

[TG96] Tolstikov, A. V., E. V. Gordeeva, A. D. Petrova & D. G. Fyodorov-Davydov. 1996. Contributions to the knowledges of the polygonal tundra mite community. In: Mitchell, R., D. J. Horn, G. R. Needham & W. C. Welbourn (eds) Acarology IX vol. 1. Proceedings pp. 615–619. Ohio Biological Survey: Columbus (Ohio).

[T05] Trägårdh, I. 1905. Monographie der arktischen Acariden. In: Römer, F., & F. Schaudinn (eds) Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellun der arktischen Tierformen, mit besonder Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898 vol. 4 pp. 1–78. Gustav Fischer: Jena.

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