Pseudotocepheus (Pseudotocepheus)

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

Belongs within: Carabodoidea.

The type subgenus of the genus Pseudotocepheus is a pantropical and southern subtropical group of fairly generalised otocepheid oribatid mites.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Notogaster with ten pairs of setae. Epimeral setal formula 3-1-3-3. Three pairs of genital setae; one pair of aggenital setae; two pairs of anal setae; three pairs of adanal setae. Fissure iad apoanal.

<==Pseudotocepheus Balogh 1961 (Pseudotocepheus) [incl. Nesotocepheus Hammer 1972]S04
    |--*P. (P.) pauliani Balogh 1961S04
    |--P. (P.) amonstruosus Mahunka 1973 (see below for synonymy)S04
    |--P. (P.) andinus (Fernández, Martínez & Eguaras 1990) [=Nesotocepheus andinus]S04
    |--P. (P.) aokii Grobler 1997S04
    |--P. (P.) asymmetricus Balogh & Balogh 1983S04
    |--P. (P.) australis (Mahunka 1980) [=Nesotocepheus australis]S04
    |--P. (P.) bacilliger Balogh & Balogh 1983S04
    |--P. (P.) clavigerus (Mahunka 1978) [=Nesotocepheus clavigerus]S04
    |--P. (P.) contractus Grobler 1997S04
    |--P. (P.) curtipilus (Trägårdh 1931) [=Odontocepheus curtipilus]S04
    |--P. (P.) dentatus Grobler 1998S04
    |--P. (P.) flagellatus (Mahunka 1987) [=Plenotocepheus flagellatus]S04
    |--P. (P.) foveolatus Hammer 1966S04
    |--P. (P.) granulatus Mahunka 1985S04
    |--P. (P.) hammerae Chakrabarti & Kundu 1978S04
    |--P. (P.) hauseri (Mahunka 1980) [=Nesotocepheus hauseri]S04
    |--P. (P.) lanceolatus Grobler 1998S04
    |--P. (P.) lienhardi Mahunka 1993S04
    |--P. (P.) medius Balogh & Mahunka 1966S04
    |--P. (P.) neonominatus Subías 2004 [=P. longus Mahunka 1973 non Balogh 1961]S04
    |--P. (P.) parallelus Balogh & Balogh 1983S04
    |--P. (P.) pauliensis Pérez-Íñigo & Baggio 1993S04
    |--P. (P.) promissus Grobler 1998S04
    |--P. (P.) pygmaeus Balogh 1962S04
    |--P. (P.) radiatus Hammer 1973S04
    |--P. (P.) setiger (Hammer 1972) [=Nesotocepheus setiger]S04
    |--P. (P.) sexdentatus (Trägårdh 1931) [=Odontocepheus sexdentatus]S04
    |--P. (P.) sexdimorphus (Vasiliu & Calugar 1977) [=Nesotocepheus sexdimorphus]S04
    |--P. (P.) shauni Grobler 1997S04
    |--P. (P.) sturmi Balogh 1984S04
    |--P. (P.) szentivanyorum Balogh & Mahunka 1978S04
    |--P. (P.) tolanaro Mahunka 1997S04
    `--P. (P.) vicarius Balogh & Mahunka 1978S04

Pseudotocepheus (Pseudotocepheus) amonstruosus Mahunka 1973 [incl. P. septemtuberculatus Balogh & Mahunka 1978, P. simplex Pérez-Íñigo & Baggio 1980, P. transversalis Mahunka 1978]S04

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

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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