Phauloppia

 Phauloppia lucorum, copyright Matthew Shepherd.

Belongs within: Oribatulidae.

Phauloppia is a cosmopolitan genus of oribatid mites with a thin lamella and lacking pteromorphs. The type species P. lucorum is Holarctic in distribution with records particularly abundant in the western Palaearctic (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Kim et al. 2016): Adult relatively large in size; lamella very thin, located in the middle of prodorsum; 14 pairs of setae, four or five pairs of porose areas on notogaster; pteromorphs not developed; five pairs of genital setae; legs usually tridactylous.

<==Phauloppia Berlese 1908 (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--P. lucorum (Koch 1841)S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--P. adjecta Aoki & Ohkubo 1974S04
    |--P. boletorum (Ewing 1913) [=Lucoppia boletorum]S04
    |--P. bryani Jacot 1934S04
    |--P. caudata Hammer 1973S04
    |--‘Oribata’ centroamericana Stoll 1891M98
    |--P. coineaui Travé 1961 [incl. Lucoppia (Phauloppia) nemoralis Berlese 1916 (n. d.)]S04
    |--‘Oribata’ conjunctus Schweizer 1922S22
    |--‘Oribates’ convexulusM98
    |--P. curviseta (Ewing 1910) [=Notaspis curviseta]S04
    |--P. cyclonota (Gervais 1849) (n. d.) [=Oribata cyclonota]S04
    |--‘Oribata’ demersa Dujardin 1842M98
    |--P. distincta (Karpelles 1893) (n. d.)S04 [=Oribata distinctaS04, Notaspis distinctaM98]
    |--‘Oribata’ fisheri Michael 1897T05
    |--P. gessneri (Willmann 1932) [=Eporibatula gessneri]S04
    |--P. gracilis Sellnick 1952S04
    |--P. inparata (Jacot 1934)S04 [=*Imparatoppia imparataB65]
    |--P. incomperta (Pérez-Íñigo & Peña 1996) [=Zygoribatula incomperta]S04
    |--P. knoepffleri Travé 1961S04
    |--‘Oribata’ marina Dujardin 1842M98
    |--P. mitakensis Suzuki 1979S04
    |--‘Oribata’ oblonga Koch 1879T05
    |--P. parvilamellata (Ewing 1909) (n. d.) [=Oribata parvilamellata]S04
    |--P. perkinsi (Jacot 1934)S04 [=*Calvoppia perkinsiB65]
    |--‘Scutovertex’ pilosus Banks 1895S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--P. pinnata (Gervais 1849) (n. d.) [=Oribata pinnata]S04
    |--P. rauschenensis (Sellnick 1908)S04 (see below for synonymy)
    |--P. saxicola Travé 1961S04
    |--P. tavruei (Schweizer 1956) [=Eporibatula tavruei]S04
    |--P. topali Balogh & Csiszár 1963S04
    |--P. tuberosa (Fujikawa 1972) [=Eporibatula tuberosa]S04
    |--P. vallei Bernini 1973S04
    `--P. xinjiangensis Wang, Zheng et al. 1990S04
Nomen nudum: Oribata triangularis Murray 1878T05

Phauloppia Berlese 1908 [incl. Calvoppia Jacot 1934, Eporibatula Sellnick 1928, Imaparatoppia Jacot 1934, Oribata Latreille 1802 (n. d.), Paraliodes Hall 1911, Trichoribatula Balogh 1961]S04

Phauloppia lucorum (Koch 1841)S04 [=Zetes lucorumS04, Notaspis lucorumG48; incl. Lucoppia (Phauloppia) asperula Berlese 1916S04, Oppia berlesei Leonardi 1896S04, O. conformis Berlese 1895S04, Lucoppia (*Phauloppia) conformisG48, Notaspis conformisM98, Eremaeus conjunctus Oudemans 1902S04, Acarus corticalis De Geer 1778 (n. d.)S04, Phauloppia djaparidzei Mahunka 1997S04, A. geniculatus Linnaeus 1758 (n. d.)S04, Belba geniculataCF77, Damaeus geniculatusCF77, *Oribata geniculataL02, Paraliodes incurvata Hall 1911S04, Phauloppia longiporosa Kulijev 1968S04, Eporibatula longiporosa Pérez-Íñigo 1976 non P. longiporosa Kulijev 1968S04, P. longiporosa Mahunka 1982 nec Kulijev 1968 nec Eporibatula longiporosa Pérez-Íñigo 1976S04, P. longiporosa Djaparidze 1985 nec Kulijev 1968 nec Eporibatula longiporosa Pérez-Íñigo 1976 nec P. longiporosa Mahunka 1982S04, Liacarus modestus Banks 1904S04, Eremaeus modestus Banks 1910 non L. modestus Banks 1904S04, Acarus musci Schrank 1781 (n. d.)S04, Phauloppia ohat Mahunka 1997S04, P. saakadzei Djaparidze 1985S04, Eremaeus schneideri Oudemans 1896S04]

Phauloppia rauschenensis (Sellnick 1908)S04 [=Eremaeus rauschenensisS04, *Eporibatula rauschenensisBB92; incl. Oribatula lucida Sellnick 1921S04, Phauloppia paspalevi Csiszár 1962S04]

‘Scutovertex’ pilosus Banks 1895S04 [=Notaspis pilosus non Zetes pilosus Koch 1841B61, *Trichoribatula pilosaB61; incl. Phauloppia banksi Marshall, Reeves & Norton 1987S04]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[B61] Balogh, J. 1961. Identification keys of world oribatid (Acari) families and genera. Acta Zoologica Hungarica 1: 243–344.

[B65] Balogh, J. 1965. A synopsis of the world oribatid (Acari) genera. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 11 (1–2): 5–99.

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

[CF77] Canestrini, G., & F. Fanzago. 1877. Intorno agli Acari Italiani. Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Serie 5, 4: 69–208, pls 2–7.

[G48] Grandjean, F. 1948. Au sujet des aires poreuses respiratoires portées par les pattes chez les oribates (acariens). Bulletin Biologique de la France et de la Belgique 82 (1): 24–30.

Kim, J., B. Bayartogtokh & C. Jung. 2016. First record of the genus Phauloppia Berlese, 1908 (Acari: Oribatida: Oribatulidae) with description of Phauloppia lucorum (C.L. Koch, 1841) from Korea. Journal of Species Research 5 (3): 368–371.

[L02] Latreille, P. A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes vol. 3. Familles naturelles des genres. F. Dufart: Paris.

[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.

[S22] Schweizer, J. 1922. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der terrestrischen Milbenfauna der Schweiz. Verhandl. Naturf. Ges. Basel 33: 23–112, 4 pls.

[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.

[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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