Paraphauloppia (Paraphauloppia)

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

Belongs within: Oribatulidae.

The type subgenus of the genus Paraphauloppia is a group of oribatulid mites found in Australasia and the Americas (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with well developed lamellae; translamella absent; sublamellar line absent. Dorsosejugal suture medially interrupted; basal part of dorsosejugal suture directed inward, almost horizontal. Notogaster with ten pairs of setae; four pairs of areae porosae; pteromorphae absent. Genital plates with three pairs of extremely small alveoli; one pair of aggenital setae; two pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae. Legs tridactyle.

<==Paraphauloppia Hammer 1967 (Paraphauloppia)S04
    |--*P. (P.) novaezealandica Hammer 1967S04
    |--P. (P.) acutinotata Lee & Birchby 1991S04
    |--P. (P.) altimontana (Hammer 1958) [=Oribatula altimontana]S04
    |--P. (P.) altimontanoides (Hammer 1958) [=Oribatula altimontanoides]S04
    |--P. (P.) australis (Hammer 1962) [=Eporibatula australis]S04
    |--P. (P.) cordylinosa Higgins & Woolley 1975S04 [=Symphauloppia cordylinosaA84]
    |--P. (P.) globata Lee & Birchby 1991S04
    |--P. (P.) gracilis (Hammer 1958) [=Eporibatula gracilis]S04
    |--P. (P.) magniporosa (Hammer 1958) [=Oribatula magniporosa]S04
    |--P. (P.) morenoi (Hammer 1962) [=Oribatula morenoi]S04
    |--P. (P.) obtusinotata Lee & Birchby 1991S04
    `--P. (P.) triforata Lee & Birchby 1991S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


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

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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