Fedrizzia

Seeman, Owen D., 2007, Revision of the Fedrizziidae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Fedrizzioidea), Zootaxa 1480, pp. 1-55: 8-9

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/EC78715A-636B-FF9C-FF43-465CFA1CFC5A

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scientific name

Fedrizzia
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Key to adult female Fedrizzia  

Idiosomal lengths and countries of origin are given for each species and are given to help eliminate some, but not all, species in couplets.

1. Femur III and IV with large lamellae, seta pv 1 thickened. Pedofossae III present. Exopodal patterning between CxII –III striped. Idiosoma   1120–1280 long. Papua New Guinea.. Fedrizzia scutata   (Womersley)

- Femur III and IV without large lamellae, sometimes small distal lamella present ( Fig. 16 View FIGURE 16 ), seta pv 1 not significantly thickened. Pedofossae III absent. Exopodal patterning between CxII –III spotted................. 2

2. Femur III and IV with small distal lamellae ( Fig. 16 View FIGURE 16 b)............................................................................... 3

- Femur III and IV without lamellae ( Fig. 16 View FIGURE 16 a) ............................................................................................. 4

3. Posterior of sternogynial shield not flanked by a cluster of pores. Ventral shield with small flange that overlaps the posterior of sternogynial shield. Idiosoma   1140–1160 long. Thailand. ( Figs 33–34 View FIGURES 33 – 34 )............... ............................................................................................................................ Fedrizzia gilloglyi   sp. nov.

- Posterior of sternogynial shield flanked by a cluster of 6–9 pores. Ventral shield does not overlap sternogynial shield. Idiosoma   745–780 long. Australia: Northern New South Wales, Southeast Queensland ......... ................................................................................................................... Fedrizzia oudemansi   Womersley

4. Ventral shield entirely lineate-reticulate ( Fig. 17 View FIGURE 17 b) ..................................................................................... 5

- Ventral shield with mesh-like pattern laterally and sometimes postero-medially ( Fig. 17 View FIGURE 17 a) ...................... 7

5. Process of palp trochanter without blunt process ( Fig. 30 View FIGURES 27 – 32 ). Sternogynial shield 173–176 long. Idiosoma   1000–1040. Australia: Southeast Queensland. ( Figs 35–36 View FIGURES 35 – 36 ) ........................... Fedrizzia parvipilus   sp. nov.

- Process of palp trochanter with blunt process ( Figs 27–29 View FIGURES 27 – 32 ). Sternogynial shield <150 long..................... 6

6. Setae st 2 5–8 long. Sternogynial shield smooth. Idiosoma   800–850. Papua New Guinea........................... .......................................................................................................................... Fedrizzia carabi   Womersley

- Setae st 2 25 long. Sternogynial shield lineate-reticulate. Idiosoma   850–860. Indonesia: Buru.................... ....................................................................................................................... Fedrizzia strandi   (Oudemans)

7. Smooth area surrounding sternogynial shield delineated by a suture, the area extensive, extending well past level of CxIII –IV ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 a). Idiosoma   1020–1070 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland. ( Figs 22– 26 View FIGURES 22 – 26 ) ................................................................................................................. Fedrizzia abradoalves   sp. nov.

- Smooth area surrounding sternogynial shield either narrow, the area not extending past level of CxIII –IV, or not extensive and not delineated by a suture........................................................................................... 8

8. Ventrianal shield with mesh-like reticulation. Idiosoma   900. Australia: Queensland................................... ....................................................................................................................... Fedrizzia grossipes   Canestrini

- Ventrianal shield lineate-reticulate or with weak mesh-like reticulation anteriorly; if with mesh-like reticulation, then idiosoma   > 1100 ...................................................................................................................... 9

9. Lateral setae of ventrianal shield 20–30 long; sternogynial shield with strong honeycomb-like reticulation ( Fig. 18 View FIGURE 18 a). Idiosoma   1160–1260 long. Australia: Southeast Queensland, Northern New South Wales....... ....................................................................................................................... Fedrizzia sellnicki   Womersley

- Lateral setae of ventrianal shield 10–20 long; sternogynial shield reticulated, but not in a strong honeycomb pattern ( Fig. 18 View FIGURE 18 b). Idiosoma   <1100 long ........................................................................................ 10

10. Setae st 3> 20, st 4> 10. Ventrianal shield 127 long, 260 wide. Idiosoma   930 long. Australia: Northeast Queensland .................................................................................................... Fedrizzia derricki   Womersley

- Setae st 3 <15, st 4 <10. Ventrianal shield 139 long, 406 wide. Idiosoma   930–1000 long. Australia: Southeast, Northeast Queensland .................................................................... Fedrizzia bornemisszai   Womersley