Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889 ),

Azevedo, Letícia H., Castilho, Raphael C., Berto, Marielle M. & De Moraes, Gilberto J., 2017, Macrochelid mites (Mesostigmata: Macrochelidae) from São Paulo state, Brazil, with description of a new species of Macrocheles, Zootaxa 4269 (3), pp. 413-426: 420-421

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4269.3.5

publication LSID

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scientific name

Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889 )
status

 

Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889) 

Holostaspis merdarius Berlese, 1889: 1  .

Holostaspis merdarius  .— Berlese, 1892: 70.

Macrocheles (Coprholaspis) merdarius  .— Berlese, 1918: 146.

Macrocheles merdarius  .— Sellnick, 1940: 86; Evans & Browning, 1956: 21; Bregetova & Koroleva, 1960: 145; Filipponi & Pegazzano, 1963: 83; Bregetova, 1977: 355; Hyatt & Emberson, 1988: 113; De Jesus & Rueda, 1990: 712; Masán, 2003: 117; Takaku et al., 2012: 108.

Macrocheles medarius  [sic].— Axtell, 1961: 748.

Macrocheles (Macrocheles) merdarius  .— Krauss, 1970: 17; Karg, 1971: 134.

Holostaspis adulescens Berlese, 1910: 252  [Synonymy by Filipponi & Pegazzano, 1963: 83].

Material examined. Eight females from Piracicaba (22°42'25"S, 47°38'30"W), 13 March 2014; 147 females from Cajuru (21°12'28"S, 47°19'35"W) and 223 females from Cajuru (21°17'30"S, 47°17'05"W), 18 February 2014; 13 females from Pariquera-Açu, 54 females from Registro, 24 February 2014; five females from São Luis do Paraitinga, 223 females from Paraibuna, 10 March 2014; 109 females from Piratininga, one female from Cabrália Paulista, 24 March 2014; 55 females from Pirapozinho, two females from Narandiba, 25 March 2014; 15 females from Araçoiaba da Serra (23°31'20"S, 47°38'24"W) and 80 females from Araçoiaba da Serra (23°31'18"S, 47°36'26"W), 25 February 2014; 12 females from Nipoã (20°54'48"S, 49°46'40"W) and 57 females from Nipoã (20°40'20"S, 49°10'22"W), 31 March 2014.

Diagnosis of female. Dorsal shield relatively small [488 (470–510) long and 302 (290–310) wide at level of coxa III (n=5)], broadly oval and reticulate; dorsal setae smooth, except J 5, denticulate and shorter than in M. insignitus  ; j 1 spine-shaped. Ventral shields broadly reticulate. Sternal shield poorly marked with punctate transverse lines; without punctate areas behind l. m. t ..

Previous records. Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, Finland, France, Galapagos Islands  , Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Tajikistan, Ukraine, USA.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Macrochelidae

Genus

Macrocheles

Loc

Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889 )

Azevedo, Letícia H., Castilho, Raphael C., Berto, Marielle M. & De Moraes, Gilberto J. 2017
2017
Loc

Macrocheles (Macrocheles) merdarius

Karg 1971: 134
Krauss 1970: 17
1970
Loc

Holostaspis adulescens

Filipponi 1963: 83
Berlese 1910: 252
1963
Loc

Macrocheles medarius

Axtell 1961: 748
1961
Loc

Macrocheles merdarius

Takaku 2012: 108
Masan 2003: 117
De 1990: 712
Hyatt 1988: 113
Bregetova 1977: 355
Filipponi 1963: 83
Bregetova 1960: 145
Evans 1956: 21
Sellnick 1940: 86
1940
Loc

Macrocheles (Coprholaspis) merdarius

Berlese 1918: 146
1918
Loc

Holostaspis merdarius

Berlese 1892: 70
1892
Loc

Holostaspis merdarius

Berlese 1889: 1