Pilogalumna sp., copyright Biodiversity Institute of Ontario.

Belongs within: Galumnoidea.

Pilogalumna is a subcosmopolitan genus of galumnid oribatid mites (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum without true lamellae; lamellar and sublamellar lines absent. Anal plates with two pairs of setae; adanal region with three pairs; fissures iad in adanal position.

<==Pilogalumna Grandjean 1956S04
    |--*P. ornatula Grandjean 1956S04
    |    |--P. o. ornatula (see below for synonymy)S04
    |    `--P. o. fayoumensis Abdel-Hamid 1964S04
    |--P. antillensis Mahunka 1998S04
    |--P. arabica Bayoumi & Al-Khalifa 1986S04
    |--P. binadalares (Jacot 1929) [=Galumna areolata binadalares]S04
    |--P. bloemfonteinensis Engelbrecht 1972S04
    |--P. boevi (Krivolutskaja 1952) [=Allogalumna boevi]S04
    |--P. cozadensis Nevin 1976S04
    |--P. crassiclava (Berlese 1914)S04 [=Oribates crassiclavusBA85, Allogalumna crassiclavaS04]
    |    |--P. c. crassiclavaS04 [incl. Galumna allifera Oudemans 1919S04, P. alliferaBB92]
    |    |--P. c. longiareata Pérez-Íñigo 1976 [=P. allifera longiareata]S04
    |    `--P. c. montana Grishina & Sergienko 1978 [=P. allifera montana]S04
    |--P. kimberleyensis Engelbrecht 1972S04
    |--P. recta (Mihelčič 1957) [=Allogalumna recta]S04
    |--P. rosauraruizaeSC19
    |--P. steinmanni Aoki 1975S04
    |--P. tenuiclava (Berlese 1908)S04 [=Oribata tenuiclavaS04, Oribates tenuiclavusM92]
    |    |--P. t. tenuiclava (see below for synonymy)S04
    |    |--P. t. halli (Jacot 1929) [=Galumna areolata halli]S04
    |    `--P. t. hispida (Jacot 1935) [=Galumna alata hispida]S04
    `--P. variabilis Engelbrecht 1972S04

*Pilogalumna ornatula ornatula Grandjean 1956 [incl. Galumna adareata Mihelčič 1957, G. decipiens Mihelčič 1956, Allogalumna molensis Mihelčič 1957, A. pterata Mihelčič 1957]S04

Pilogalumna tenuiclava tenuiclava (Berlese 1908) [incl. Acarus alatus Schrank 1803 (n. d.), A. aquaticus marginatus De Geer 1778 (n. d.), Galumna areolata Willmann 1923, Allogalumna atra Mihelčič 1957, Galumna radiata Sellnick 1928]S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BB92] Balogh, J., & P. Balogh. 1992. The Oribatid Mites Genera of the World vol. 2. Plates. Hungarian Natural History Museum: Budapest.

[BA85] Bernini, F., & R. Arcidiacono. 1985. Notulae oribatologicae XXXVI. A catalogue of the Sicilian oribatids (Acarida, Oribatida). Animalia 12 (1–3): 165–205.

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

[SC19] Schaefer, I., & T. Caruso. 2019. Oribatid mites show that soil food web complexity and close aboveground-belowground linkages emerged in the early Paleozoic. Communications Biology 2: 387.

[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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