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

Belongs within: Oppioidea.

Subiasella is a genus of oppiid oribatid mites recorded from the Holarctic, Australian and Neotropical regions (Subías 2004).

Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Prodorsum without lamellar crests, at most with lamellar lines; costulae absent; sensillus either globular or fusiform, aciculate or ciliate. Anterior margin of notogaster with protruding humeral processes; crista absent; notogastral setae setiform; setae la far anterior to setae lm.

<==Subiasella Balogh 1983S04
    |  i. s.: S. lamellata (Halbert 1923)L96
    |--S. (Subiasella)S04
    |    |--*S. (Subiasella) exigua (Hammer 1971)S04 [=Oppia exiguaS04, O. exiguusH73]
    |    `--S. (S.) sigmella (Golosova 1970)S04 [=Oppia sigmellaS04, O. segmellaM79]
    |--S. (Dividoppia Mahunka 1987)S04
    |    `--S. (*D.) aperta (Mahunka 1987) [=Dividoppia aperta]S04
    |--S. (Lalmoppia Subías & Rodríguez 1986) [incl. Cassioppia Poltavskaja 1994, Pararectoppia Mahunka 1987]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) maculata (Hammer 1952) (see below for synonymy)S04
    |    |--S. (L.) arcuata (Hammer 1958) [=Oppia arcuata]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) boninensis Ohkubo 1996S04
    |    |--S. (L.) europaea (Mahunka 1982) [=Oxyoppia europaea]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) gracilis (Paoli 1908) [=Dameosoma gracile]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) incurva (Aoki 1983) [=Oxyoppia incurva]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) krivolutskyi (Poltavskaja 1994) [=Cassioppia krivolutskyi]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) quadrimaculata (Evans 1952) [=Oppia quadrimaculata]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) simplissima (Jacot 1938) [=Oppia minus simplissima]S04
    |    |--S. (L.) subiasi (Mahunka 1987) [=Pararectoppia subiasi]S04
    |    `--S. (L.) zeyensis (Rjabinin 1975) [=Oppia zeyensis]S04
    `--S. (Lucioppia Mahunka 1985)S04
         `--S. (*L.) hauseri (Mahunka 1985) [=*Lucioppia hauseri]S04

Subiasella (Lalmoppia) maculata (Hammer 1952) [=Oppia maculata; incl. O. ventronodosa Hammer 1962, Subiasella (*Lalmoppia) ventronodosa]S04

*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.

[H73] Hammer, M. 1973. Oribatids from Tongatapu and Eua, the Tonga Islands, and from Upolu, Western Samoa. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab Biologiske Skrifter 20 (3): 1–70, 29 pls.

[L96] Luxton, M. 1996. Oribatid mites of the British Isles: a check-list and notes on biogeography (Acari: Oribatida). Journal of Natural History 30 (6): 803–822.

[M79] Mahunka, S. 1979. Complementary data to the knowledge of some oribatid species (Acari). Folia Entomologica Hungarica (series nova) 32 (2): 139–152.

[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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