Neofedrizzia brooksi Womersley

Seeman, Owen D., 2007, Revision of the Fedrizziidae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Fedrizzioidea), Zootaxa 1480, pp. 1-55: 32

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

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scientific name

Neofedrizzia brooksi Womersley
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Neofedrizzia brooksi Womersley  

Neofedrizzia brooksi Womersley, 1959: 31   .

Type specimens. Holotype, F, AUSTRALIA: Queensland: Eubanangee nr Innisfail, 11.xii. 1945, J. C. Brooks, ex passalid in rainforest (N 1952308). In SAMA. Paratypes, M, F, same data as holotype (N 1952309 ac, N 1952310). In SAMA.

Other specimens. Queensland, Atherton Tableland: 3 F, 3 M, Curtain Fig, 6.v. 1995, D. E. Walter ( S 74081 View Materials - 86). 2 F, Wongabel, 28.i. 1996, O. Seeman ( S 74087 View Materials - 88). F, 2 M, Wright’s Ck, 28.i. 1996, O. Seeman ( S 74089 View Materials - 91). All collected from M. australasicus   and deposited in QM.

Diagnosis. Both sexes: idiosoma   1210–1275 long; anterior hyaline projection does not extend past CxI; exopodal patterning between CxII –III striped; pedofossae III present, IV absent; seta h 1 with 4 barbs; distal spine-like process on palp femur minute or absent; one non-filamentous excrescence ribbon-like, the other a short serrated blade; femur III and IV with large lamellae. Female: sternal shield reticulated; seta st 1 63–83 long, as long or longer than base of tritosternum; setae st 2 75 long; sternogynial shield smooth, anterior margin straight. Male: tetartosternum absent, presternal processes articulated with sternoventral shield, symmetrical, crescent-shaped, directed outwards ( Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 a); sternoventral shield (anterior of genital opening) smooth; seta st 1 40–45 long; genital opening placed between CxII –III, flanked by 16–20 pores.

Remarks. The holotype and paratype males are in very poor condition. The female paratype (N 1952309 a –c) is in good condition. This species occurs in northern Queensland on M. australasicus   .

SAMA

South Australia Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Fedrizziidae

Genus

Neofedrizzia

Loc

Neofedrizzia brooksi Womersley

Seeman, Owen D. 2007
2007
Loc

Neofedrizzia brooksi

Womersley 1959: 31
1959