Laelaps schatzi, Lareschi & Savchenko, 2021

Lareschi, Marcela & Savchenko, Ekaterina, 2021, Validation of the names of four species of laelapid mites (Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) parasitic on sigmodontine rodents (Rodentia: Cricetidae), Zootaxa 5072 (3), pp. 298-300: 298

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5072.3.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:472318EB-4A1C-42E3-A569-BAAC466084DC

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5744766

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C86B28-FFEA-7D49-FF11-AEBEFAADF983

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Laelaps schatzi
status

sp. nov.

Laelaps schatzi   sp. nov.

Laelaps schatzi Savchenko & Lareschi, 2019   : 105146, Figs 2–3 (unavailable name).

Laelaps schatzi   was described on the basis of the female. The species is unique in having short genitoventral setae (≤114 μm), reticulated surface pattern on the genital shield from the level of Zv1 to the posterior margin, and by the presence of one or two additional unpaired setae between J4 on the dorsal shield. See Savchenko & Lareschi (2019) for the full description.

Type material. HOLOTYPE: female ( MLP-CNP6316 /M7) ex Oligoryzomys flavescens, Pereyra, Partido de Berazategui   , Buenos Aires, Argentina (34°50′13.84″S, 58°5′23.40″W) GoogleMaps   . PARATYPES: 14 females ex Oligoryzomys flavescens, Pereyra, Partido de Berazategui   , Buenos Aires, Argentina (34°50′13.84″S, 58°5′23.40″W) ( MLP-CNP6314 / M1-M5, MLP-CNP6315 /M6, MLP-CNP6316 /M8, MLP-CNP6318 /M09-10, MLP-CNP6311 /M11-12, MLP-CNP6312 / M12-13, MLP-CNP6313 /M14, MLP-CNP6317 /M15) GoogleMaps   .

Etymology. The new species was named in honour of Heinrich Schatz (Innsbruck, Austria) renowned soil ecologist and acarologist who advised E. Savchenko during her bachelor studies and stayed as a true friend over the years.

Type host. Oligoryzomys flavescens Waterhouse   ( Cricetidae   : Sigmodontinae) ( CNP 6316, housed at the Anexos de la Colección de Mamíferos del Centro Nacional Patagónico ( CNP), Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina).

Type locality. Pereyra, Partido de Berazategui , Buenos Aires, Argentina (34°50′13.84″S, 58°5′23.40″W) GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Laelapidae

Genus

Laelaps

Loc

Laelaps schatzi

Lareschi, Marcela & Savchenko, Ekaterina 2021
2021
Loc

Laelaps schatzi

Savchenko, E. & Lareschi, M. 2019: 105146
2019