Caparinia Canestrini, 1894

Bochkov, Andre V., Klimov, Pavel B., Kim, Da-Hee & Skoracki, Maciej, 2019, Validation of the status of a species with high CO 1 and low nuclear genetic divergences: the scab mite Caparinia ictonyctis stat. res. (Acariformes: Psoroptidae) parasitizing the African hedgehog Atelerix albiventris, Zootaxa 4544 (4), pp. 523-547: 541

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4544.4.4

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/134087B3-E538-FFBE-1FF3-FF70A4D8FDB8

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scientific name

Caparinia Canestrini, 1894
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Key to species of the genus Caparinia Canestrini, 1894   *

Males

1. Coxal fields I closed. Legs III 1.3–1.5 times longer than legs IV. Setae h2 longer than 400 µm......................... 2

- Coxal fields I opened posteriorly. Legs III about 1.7 times longer than legs IV. Setae h2 shorter than 300 µm............................................................................................... C. lophiomys Fain, 1975  

2. Distal ends of adanal shields widely separated from each other.................................................. 4

- Distal ends of adanal shields almost fused to each other....................................................... 3

3. Coxal fields III completely closed................................................. C. ictonyctis Lawrence, 1955  

- Coxal fields III semienclosed........................................................ C. tripilis ( Michael, 1889)  

4. Adanal shields widely rounded........................................................................... 5

- Adanal shields almost straight and subparallel, bracket-shaped............................. C. setifera ( Mégnin, 1880)  

5. Setae f2 shorter than 50 µm............................................................. C. erinacei Fain, 1962  

- Setae f2 longer than 90 µm..................................................... C. algirus Fain and Portus, 1979