Perscheloribates (Perscheloribates)

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

Belongs within: Scheloribatidae.

The type subgenus of the genus Perscheloribates is a pantropical and subtropical group of oribatid mites (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992, as Perscheloribates + Scheloribatella + Ischeloribates): Rostrum rounded; rostral setae removed from each other, on lateral part of prodorsum; prodorsum with lamellae present, translamella absent, prolamellar ridge present or absent. Notogaster with ten pairs of setae, setae short or represented only by alveoli; four pairs of sacculi; pteromorphae immovable. Four pairs of genital setae; one pair of aggenital setae; two pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae; fissures iad adanal. Legs monodactyle.

<==Perscheloribates Hammer 1973 (Perscheloribates) [incl. Ischeloribates Corpuz-Raros 1980, Scheloribatella Mahunka 1984]S04
    |--*P. (P.) clavatus Hammer 1973S04
    |    |--P. c. clavatusS04
    |    `--P. c. torquatus Aoki 1984S04
    |--P. (P.) abbreviatus (Wallwork 1977) [=Scheloribates abbreviatus]S04
    |--P. (P.) agusanensis Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    |--P. (P.) albialatus (Hammer 1961) [=Scheloribates albialatus]S04
    |--P. (P.) baluktotus Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    |--P. (P.) benguetensis (Corpuz-Raros 1980) [=Ischeloribates benguetensis]S04
    |--P. (P.) brevialatus (Hammer 1961) [=Scheloribates brevialatus]S04
    |--P. (P.) brevipterus (Hammer 1962) [=Scheloribates brevipterus]S04
    |--P. (P.) cavernicolus (Corpuz-Raros 1980) [=Ischeloribates cavernicolus]S04
    |--P. (P.) conjuges (Hammer 1967)S04 [=Scheloribates conjugesS04, Ischeloribates conjugensC-R80]
    |--P. (P.) crassus Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    |--P. (P.) curvirhynchus (Wallwork 1977) [=Scheloribates curvirhynchus]S04
    |--P. (P.) ethiopicus (Mahunka 1986) [=Ischeloribates ethiopicus]S04
    |--P. (P.) evanescens (Wallwork 1977) [=Scheloribates evanescens]S04
    |--P. (P.) fissuratus (Hammer 1961) [=Scheloribates fissuratus]S04
    |--P. (P.) keriensis (Hammer 1967)S04 [=Scheloribates keriensisS04, Ischeloribates kiriensisC-R80]
    |--P. (P.) lanceolatus (Aoki 1984) [=Ischeloribates lanceolatus]S04
    |--P. (P.) latus (Hammer 1958) [=Scheloribates latus]S04
    |--P. (P.) luminosus (Hammer 1961) [=Scheloribates luminosus]S04
    |--P. (P.) lumotus Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    |--P. (P.) luteus (Hammer 1962) [=Scheloribates luteus]S04
    |--P. (P.) luzonensis Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    |--P. (P.) minimus Mahunka 1992S04
    |--P. (P.) minusculus (Hammer 1961)S04 [=Scheloribates minusculusS04, Ischeloribates minisculusC-R80]
    |--P. (P.) minutus (Pletzen 1965)S04 [=Scheloribates minutusS04, Ischeloribates minutusC-R80]
    |--P. (P.) monodactylus (Morell 1987) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--P. (P.) monttensis (Hammer 1962) [=Scheloribates monttensis]S04
    |--P. (P.) nodosus Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    |--P. (P.) quezonensis (Corpuz-Raros 1980)S04 [=*Ischeloribates quezonensisBB92]
    |--P. (P.) reiteratus Subías 2004 [=Scheloribates calcaratus Wallwork 1977 non S. fimbriatus calcaratus Jacot 1934]S04
    |--P. (P.) rostratus (Hammer 1958)S04 [=Scheloribates rostratusS04, Ischeloribates rostratusC-R80]
    |--P. (P.) rustenburgensis (Pletzen 1963)S04 [=Scheloribates rustenburgensisS04, Ischeloribates rustenburgensisC-R80]
    |--P. (P.) setiger (Balogh 1988) [=Ischeloribates setiger]S04
    |--P. (P.) shiraensis (Evans 1953)S04 [=Protoribates shiraensisS04, *Scheloribatella shiraensisBB92]
    |--P. (P.) subtropicus (Hammer 1961) [=Scheloribates subtropicus]S04
    |--P. (P.) surigaoensis Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    |--P. (P.) tenuis Corpuz-Raros 1980S04
    `--P. (P.) tzitzikamaensis (Pletzen 1963)S04 [=Scheloribates tzitzikamaensisS04, Ischeloribates tzizikamaensisC-R80]

Perscheloribates (Perscheloribates) monodactylus (Morell 1987) [=Scheloribates monodactylus; incl. S. elongatus Mihelčič 1963 (n. d.) non Oribata elongata Warburton 1912 (not preoc. if in dif. gen.)]S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


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

[C-R80] Corpuz-Raros, L. A. 1980. Philippine Oribatei (Acarina). V. Scheloribates Berlese and related genera (Oribatulidae). Kalikasan 9 (2–3): 169–245.

[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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