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

Belongs within: Oppioidea.

Striatoppia is a pantropical and subtropical genus of oppiid oribatid mites characterised by fine longitudinal lines on the notogaster.

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum with prolamellar ridge; interbothridial region with costulae; sensillus scopulate. Notogaster with fine longitudinal lines; crista absent; with nine pairs of setae, notogastral setae dilated, setae c2 absent. Apodemata IV present. Genital plates with five pairs of setae; setae ad1 postanal; fissure iad paraanal.

<==Striatoppia Balogh 1958S04
    |--*S. machadoi Balogh 1958S04
    |--S. baloghi Mahunka 1974S04
    |--S. breviclava Mahunka 1982S04
    |--S. foliosa (Jacot 1937) [=Oppiella foliosa]S04
    |--S. hammeni Mahunka 1977S04
    |--S. lanceolata Hammer 1972S04
    |--S. luisae Mahunka 1994S04
    |--S. madagascariensis Balogh 1961S04
    |--S. margaritata Mahunka 1969S04
    |--S. margaritifera Balogh & Mahunka 1966S04
    |--S. modesta Mahunka 1988S04
    |--S. multilineata Corpuz-Raros 1979S04 [=Striatioppia multilineataC-R79]
    |--S. niliaca (Popp 1960) [=Oppiella niliaca]S04
    |--S. opuntiseta Balogh & Mahunka 1968S04
    |--S. papillata Balogh & Mahunka 1966S04
    |--S. quadrilineata Hammer 1982S04
    |--S. silvicola Franklin & Woas 1992S04
    |--S. similis Subías & Sarkar 1983S04
    |    |--S. s. similisS04
    |    `--S. s. polynesica Subías & Sarkar 1983S04
    |--S. stipularis (Jacot 1937) [=Oppiella stipularis]S04
    |--S. tribuliformis Balogh & Mahunka 1981S04
    `--S. tripurensis Subías & Sarkar 1983S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


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

[C-R79] Corpuz-Raros, L. A. 1979. Philippine Oribatei (Acarina). I. Preliminary list of species and descriptions of forty new species. Philippine Agriculturist 62 (1): 1–82.

[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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