Zetomotrichidae

Dorsal (left) and ventral views of Anoplozetes jamiesoni, from Lee & Pajak (1987).

Belongs within: Oripodoidea.

The Zetomotrichidae are a group of oribatid mites in which the fourth pair of legs is often enlarged for jumping. Members of the family bear a prominent humeral process bearing seta Z1. The notogaster lacks porose areas but there are numerous scattered refracting micropores (Lee & Pajak 1987).

<==Zetomotrichidae [Zetomotrichoidea]
    |  i. s.: Demisalto Coetzee 1993S04
    |           |--*D. (Demisalto) engelbrechti Coetzee 1993S04
    |           `--D. (Saltatrichus Coetzee 1993)S04
    |                |--D. (*S.) magnus (Coetzee 1993) [=*Saltatrichus magnus]S04
    |                |--D. (S.) marshalli (Coetzee 1995) [=Saltatrichus marshalli]S04
    |                |--D. (S.) minus (Coetzee 1993) [=Saltatrichus minus]S04
    |                `--D. (S.) robustus (Coetzee 1993) [=Saltatrichus robustus]S04
    |         Mabulatrichus Coetzee 1993 [incl. Hungaromotrichus Mahunka 1993]S04
    |           |--*M. dentatus Coetzee 1993S04
    |           |--M. baloghi (Mahunka 1993) [=Hungaromotrichus baloghi]S04
    |           `--M. litoralis Aoki & Hirauchi 2000S04
    |--Rohria Balogh & Mahunka 1977S04 [RohriinaeLP87]
    |    `--*R. pulchella Balogh & Mahunka 1977S04
    `--ZetomotrichinaeLP87
         |--Anoplozetes Lee & Pajak 1987LP87
         |    `--*A. jamiesoni Lee & Pajak 1987LP87
         |--Pallidacarus Krivolutsky 1975LP87
         |    `--*P. tichomirovi Krivolutsky 1975S04
         |--Oglasacarus Bernini 1978LP87
         |    `--*O. oglasae Bernini 1979 [=Mikizetes (*Oglasacarus) oglasae]S04
         |--Keralotrichus Mahunka 1985LP87
         |    `--*K. plumosus Mahunka 1985 [=Zetomotrichus (*Keralotrichus) plumosus]S04
         |--Mikizetes Hammer 1958LP87
         |    |--*M. diamantensis Hammer 1958S04
         |    `--M. flagellifer Hammer 1961S04
         |--Zetomotrichus Grandjean 1934LP87
         |    |--*Z. lacrimans Grandjean 1934S04
         |    |--Z. bidentatus Hammer 1977 [=Z. lacrimans bidentatus]S04
         |    |--Z. lienhardi Mahunka 1989S04
         |    `--Z. linearis Tseng 1982S04
         `--Ghilarovus Krivolutsky 1966LP87
              |--*G. humeridens Krivolutsky 1966S04
              |--G. changlingensis Wen 1990S04
              |--G. daliensis Yamamoto & Aoki 2000S04
              |--G. elegans Mahunka 1983S04
              |--G. hispanicus Subías & Pérez-Íñigo 1977S04
              |    |--G. h. hispanicusS04
              |    `--G. h. guadarramicus Subías 1977S04
              |--G. saxicola Aoki & Hirauchi 2000S04
              |--G. stipatus Krivolutsky & Smelyanski 1997S04
              `--G. turcmenicus Krivolutsky 1974S04

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[LP87] Lee, D. C., & G. A. Pajak. 1987. Anoplozetes, a new genus of Zetomotrichidae (Acarida: Cryptostigmata) from South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 111 (2): 99–103.

[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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