Suctobelbella (Ussuribata)

Views of Suctobelbella separata from Mahunka (2001), clockwise from top left: dorsal view, ventral view, palp, podosoma in lateral view.

Belongs within: Oppioidea.

The subgenus Ussuribata of the genus Suctobelbella is a pantropical and subtropical group of suctobelbid oribatid mites with a disk-shaped sensillus.

Characters (from Hammer 1979, as Discosuctobelba, and Mahunka 2001, as Bruneibelba): Prodorsum with two or three pairs of lateral rostral teeth present; rostral setae geniculate; tectopedial fields narrow, not always well defined, area between tectopedial fields coarsely reticulate; lamellar knob present, compact or divided into two parts fused with interbothridial crests; sensillus disk-shaped. Anterior margin of notogaster with two pairs of teeth; nine pairs of notogastral setae present, often of different lengths and shapes. Genital plates with four or six pairs of setae.

<==Suctobelbella (Ussuribata Rjabinin 1975) [incl. Bruneibelba Mahunka 2001, Discosuctobelba Hammer 1979]S04
    |--S. (*U.) clavata (Rjabinin 1975) [=*Ussuribata clavata]S04
    |--S. (U.) acutodentata (Hammer 1979)S04 [=*Discosuctobelba acutodentataBB92]
    |--S. (U.) andrassyi (Balogh & Mahunka 1981) [=Suctobelba andrassyi]S04
    |--S. (U.) baliensis Hammer 1982S04
    |--S. (U.) bifoveolata (Hammer 1958) [=Suctobelba bifoveolata]S04
    |--S. (U.) bivittata (Hammer 1979) [=Discosuctobelba bivittata]S04
    |--S. (U.) complexa (Hammer 1958) [=Suctobelba complexa]S04
    |--S. (U.) cornuta (Hammer 1962) [=Suctobelba cornuta]S04
    |--S. (U.) foliosa Mahunka 1988S04
    |--S. (U.) latodentata (Hammer 1979) [=Discosuctobelba latodentata]S04
    |--S. (U.) longiclava (Hammer 1958) [=Suctobelba longiclava]S04
    |--S. (U.) magnodentata Hammer 1982S04
    |--S. (U.) medialis (Balogh & Mahunka 1974) [=Suctobelba medialis]S04
    |--S. (U.) multituberculata (Balogh & Mahunka 1967) [=Suctobelba multituberculata]S04
    |--S. (U.) papuana (Balogh 1968) [=Suctobelba papuana; incl. Suctobelbella permixta Balogh & Balogh 2002]S04
    |--S. (U.) reticulata (Hammer 1982) [=Discosuctobelba reticulata]S04
    |--‘Ussuribata’ sensillata Golosova & Krivolutsky 1970BB92
    |--S. (U.) separata (Mahunka 2001)S04 [=*Bruneibelba separataM01]
    |--S. (U.) sexsetosa (Hammer 1979) [=Discosuctobelba sexsetosa]S04
    |--S. (U.) tricornuta Mahunka 1989S04
    |--S. (U.) tuberosa (Mahunka 2001) [=Bruneibelba tuberosa]S04
    |--S. (U.) variosetosa (Hammer 1961)S04 [=Suctobelba variosetosaS04, Discosuctoelba variosetosaH83]
    `--S. (U.) womersleyi (Balogh 1968) [=Suctobelba womersleyi]S04

*Type species of generic name indicated


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

Hammer M. 1979. Investigations on the oribatid fauna of Java. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab Biologiske Skrifter 22 (9): 1–78.

[H83] Hammer, M. 1983. Spreading of oribatid mites (Acari) in the southern Pacific. Zeitschrift für Zoologische Systematik und Evolutionforschung 20: 170–176.

[M01] Mahunka, S. 2001. Oribatids from Brunei III (Acari: Oribatida). (Acarologica Genavensia XCI). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 108 (2): 317–349.

[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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