Neofedrizzia

Seeman, Owen D., 2007, Revision of the Fedrizziidae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Fedrizzioidea), Zootaxa 1480, pp. 1-55: 11-12

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.176844

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scientific name

Neofedrizzia
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Key to adult male Neofedrizzia  

The male of Neofedrizzia gloriosa   is not included in the key because the specimen lacks enough detail to be diagnosed.

1. Genital opening at level between CxIII –IV. Idiosoma   910 long. Australia: Queensland.............................. ..................................................................................................................... Neofedrizzia laevis   (Canestrini)

- Genital opening at level between CxII –III .................................................................................................. 2

2. Presternal shield (tetartosternum) entire, U-shaped, and bearing setae st 1 ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 b); pedofossae IV present; seta h 1 with single branch. Idiosoma   1400 long. Thailand. ( Figs 39–40 View FIGURES 39 – 40 ) ....................................... ........................................................................................................................ Neofedrizzia gordoni   sp. nov.

- Presternal elements not a tetartosternum, presternal processes absent or separate, without setae; pedofossae IV absent; seta h 1 with barbs................................................................................................................. 3

3. Separate presternal processes absent, anterior of sternal shield with lateral extensions (e.g., Fig 13 View FIGURE 13 c)...... 4

- Separate presternal processes present, abutting sternal shield or loosely connected with it (e.g., Figs 13 View FIGURE 13 d – f, 14)............................................................................................................................................................. 7

4. Anterior sternal processes with their tips pointing inwards, and a rectangular process between sternal processes. Idiosoma   810 long. Malaysia: Sarawak..................................... Neofedrizzia tani   Pope & Chernoff

- Anterior sternal processes blunt, not bending inwards, and without rectangular process between sternal processes ( Figs 13 View FIGURE 13 c, 50)............................................................................................................................... 5

5. Pedofossae III absent. No pores flanking genital opening. Idiosoma   718–780 long. Philippines. ( Fig. 50 View FIGURE 50 ). ........................................................................................................ Neofedrizzia leonilae   Rosario & Hunter

- Pedofossae III present. At least 2 pairs of pores flank genital opening....................................................... 6

6. Anterior hyaline margin of idiosoma   does not extend to CxI. Idiosoma   850–860 long. Thailand. ( Figs 46– 49 View FIGURES 46 – 49 ) ...................................................................................................................... Neofedrizzia janae   sp. nov.

- Anterior hyaline margin of idiosoma   extends well past CxI, to level of CxIV. Idiosoma   1220 long. Sulawesi   . ( Figs 53–54 View FIGURES 53 – 54 ) .................................................................................. Neofedrizzia sulawesi   sp. nov.

7. Presternal processes membranous ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 c), sometimes folded back over sternal shield when slidemounted. Idiosoma   1480–1550 long. Australia: Northeast Queensland. ( Figs 41–43 View FIGURES 41 – 43 )................................. ........................................................................................................................ Neofedrizzia helenae   sp. nov.

- Presternal processes sclerotised, rarely folded (as in 14 d) .......................................................................... 8

8. Presternal processes asymmetrical ( Figs 13 View FIGURE 13 d, 45)....................................................................................... 9

- Presternal processes symmetrical ( Figs 13 View FIGURE 13 e –f, 14 a –c, e –f)....................................................................... 10

9. Left presternal process without bent tip, longer than the right ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 d). Idiosoma   1150 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland. ( Figs 37–38 View FIGURES 37 – 38 ) ............................................................... Neofedrizzia bunyas   sp. nov.

- Left presternal process with its tip bent inwards, shorter than the right ( Fig. 45 View FIGURES 44 – 45 ). Idiosoma   745–780 long. Australia: Northeast Queensland. ( Figs 44–45 View FIGURES 44 – 45 ) .................................... Neofedrizzia imparmentum   sp. nov.

10. Sternoventral shield with reticulation anterior of genital opening ............................................................ 11

- Sternoventral shield smooth anterior of genital opening ........................................................................... 13

11. Presternal processes crescent-shaped, with pointed tips, loosely connected with anterior of sternal shield. Idiosoma   1210 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland .................................. Neofedrizzia gayi   Womersley

- Presternal processes rectangular, with blunt tips, broadly connected with anterior of sternal shield........ 12

12. Presternal processes directed inwards for their entire length ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 e). Idiosoma   1370–1450 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland ....................................................................... Neofedrizzia tragardhi   Womersley

- Presternal processes directed inwards, but their ends curve outwards ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 f). Idiosoma   1390–1520 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland ......................................................... Neofedrizzia vidua   Womersley

13. Presternal processes directed inwards, their tips almost touching ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 e). Genital opening flanked by 1 pair of pores. Idiosoma   810–880 long. Australia: Coastal Queensland, New South Wales.......................... .............................................................................................................. Neofedrizzia canestrinii   Womersley

– Presternal processes usually directed anteriorly or laterally (e.g., 13 f), their tips not approaching each other; if shields directed inwards, their tips are truncate and not almost touching. Genital opening flanked by at least 3 pairs of pores ......................................................................................................................... 14

14. Idiosoma   890–930 long. Australia: Northern New South Wales................ Neofedrizzia cynota   Womersley

Idiosoma   > 1000 long ................................................................................................................................ 15

15. Presternal processes crescent-shaped, curved laterally, their tips pointed and well separate from each other ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 a). Idiosoma   1210–1275 long. Australia: Northeast Queensland. Neofedrizzia brooksi Womersley  

- Presternal processes rectangular, directed anteriorly................................................................................. 16

16. Sternal setae st 2> 15 long. Presternal processes directed anteriorly, not bent inwards. Idiosoma   1020– 1060 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland ....................................... Neofedrizzia gorirossiae   Womersley

- Sternal setae st 2 minute. Presternal processes directed anteriorly or bent slightly inwards...................... 17

17. Genital opening surrounded by no more than 12 pores, usually 8–10 pores. Presternal processes bent slightly inwards ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 b). Idiosoma   1110–1210 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland, Northern New South Wales................................................................................................ Neofedrizzia camini   Womersley

- Genital opening surrounded by 14–15 pores. Presternal processes directed anteriorly ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 f). Idiosoma   1050–1070 long. Australia: Northeast Queensland. ( Figs 51–52 View FIGURES 51 – 52 ) ..................... Neofedrizzia lepas   sp. nov.