Parakalummidae

Neoribates quadrisetosus, copyright Biodiversity Institute of Ontario.

Belongs within: Oripodoidea.

The Parakalummidae are a group of oribatid mites with large auriculate pteromorphs like those found in Galumnidae, from with they differ in the presence of narrow lamellae on the prodorsum. The octotaxic system is expressed as areae porosae in species of the genus Sandenia and sacculi in Neoribates (Balogh & Balogh 1992).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with narrow true lamellae. Pteromorphae large, auriculate, movable, without setae.

<==Parakalummidae [Parakalummatidae]
    |--Sandenia Oudemans 1917S04
    |    |--*S. (Sandenia) georgiae (Oudemans 1914) [=Galumna georgiae]S04
    |    `--S. (Porokalumma Wallwork 1966) [incl. Neokalumma Tseng 1984]S04
    |         |--S. (*P.) rotunda Wallwork 1963S04
    |         `--S. (P.) laiae (Tseng 1984)S04 [=*Neokalumna laiaeBB92]
    |--Perezinigokalumma Subías 2004S04
    |    |--*P. afrum (Pérez-Íñigo 1969) [=Protokalumma afrum]S04
    |    |--P. foveolata (Balogh & Mahunka 1969) [=Parakalumma foveolata]S04
    |    |--P. munizi (Balogh & Mahunka 1974) [=Parakalumma munizi]S04
    |    `--P. piton (Mahunka 1998) [=Parakalumma piton]S04
    `--Neoribates Berlese 1914S04
         |  i. s.: N. borussicus Sellnick 1931S93
         |         N. parvusT72
         |--N. (Neoribates)S04
         |    |--*N. (N.) roubali (Berlese 1910)S04 [=Oribata roubaliS04, Oribates roubaliCH98]
         |    |--N. (N.) aurantiacus (Oudemans 1914) [=Galumna aurantiaca, N. aurantiaca]A66
         |    |--N. (N.) barbatus Hammer 1968S04
         |    |--N. (N.) erectus (Balogh & Mahunka 1969) [=Protokalumma erecta]S04
         |    |--N. (N.) formaminiferus Sellnick 1923S04
         |    |--N. (N.) fulvus Sellnick 1923 [=N. foraminiferus fulvus]S04
         |    |--N. (N.) gracilis Travé 1972S04
         |    |--N. (N.) macrosacculatus Aoki 1966S04
         |    |--N. (N.) neglectus Willmann 1953S04
         |    |--N. (N.) oceanicus (Oudemans 1915) [=Galumna oceanica]S04
         |    |--N. (N.) pallidus Aoki 1988S04
         |    |--N. (N.) parvisetigera (Aoki 1965) [=Protokalumma parvisetigera]S04
         |    |--N. (N.) quadrisetosus (Ewing 1917) [=Oribata quadrisetosa]S04
         |    |--N. (N.) rimosus Suzuki 1978S04
         |    |--N. (N.) rotundus Aoki 1982S04
         |    |--N. (N.) setiger Balogh & Mahunka 1978S04
         |    `--N. (N.) tuberculatus Willmann 1956S04
         |--N. (Parakalumma Jacot 1929)S04
         |    |--N. (*P.) lydia Jacot 1923S04
         |    |--N. (P.) headlandi (Starý 1997) [=Parakalumma headlandi]S04
         |    `--N. (P.) robustus (Banks 1895)S04 (see below for synonymy)
         |         |--N. r. robustusS04
         |         `--N. r. floridanus (Jacot 1935) [=Parakalumma floridana]S04
         `--N. (Protokalumma Jacot 1929)S04
              |--N. (*P.) depressa (Banks 1895)S04 [=Oribata depressaS04, Protokalumma depressumBM67]
              |--N. (P.) corticis (Ewing 1913) [=Oribata corticis]S04
              |--N. (P.) flagellum (Balogh 1970) [=Protokalumma flagellum]S04
              |--N. (P.) insignificans (Mahunka 1995) [=Parakalumma insignificans]S04
              |--N. (P.) jacoti (Balogh & Mahunka 1967) [=Protokalumma jacoti]S04
              |--N. (P.) neonominatus Subías 2004 [=Protokalumma jacoti Norton & Kethley 1989 non Balogh & Mahunka 1967]S04
              |--N. (P.) pterotus (Banks 1910)S04 (see below for synonymy)
              |--N. (P.) punctulatus (Balogh 1970) [=Protokalumma punctulata]S04
              |--N. (P.) salicis (Ewing 1913) [=Oribata salicis]S04
              `--N. (P.) szabadosi (Balogh 1970) [=Protokalumma szabadosi]S04

Neoribates (Parakalumma) robustus (Banks 1895)S04 [=Oribata robustaS04, Parakalumma robustumA84; incl. O. centropterus Berlese 1908S04]

Neoribates (Protokalumma) pterotus (Banks 1910)S04 [=Galumna pterotaS04, Protokalumma pterotumBM67; incl. Oribata (Neoribates) fissuratus Berlese 1914S04, Oribates fissuratusM92, Protogalumna fissurataM92, Protokalumma fissuratumBM67]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[A66] Aoki, J. 1966. The large-winged mites of Japan (Acari: Cryptostigmata). Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo 9 (3): 257–275.

[A84] Aoki, J. 1984. New and unrecorded oribatid mites from Amami-Ohshima Island, southwest Japan. Zoological Science 1 (1): 132–147.

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

[BM67] Balogh, J., & S. Mahunka. 1967. New oribatids (Acari) from Vietnam. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 13 (1–2): 39–74.

[CH98] Colloff, M. J., & R. B. Halliday. 1998. Oribatid Mites: A catalogue of Australian genera and species. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

[M92] Mahunka, S. 1992. “Pelops” and “Oribates” species in the Berlese-Collection (Acari). Acta Zoologica Hungarica 38 (3–4): 213–260.

[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.

[T72] Travé, J. 1972. Neoribates gracilis n. sp. (Parakalumnidae, oribate). Acarologia 13 (2): 410–427.

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