PRIMITIVE ORIBATID MITES,

van der Hammen, L., 1959, Berlese's Primitive Oribatid Mites, Zoologische Verhandelingen 40, pp. 1-93: 3-4

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scientific name

PRIMITIVE ORIBATID MITES
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KEY TO THE GROUPS OF PRIMITIVE ORIBATID MITES 

1. The legs of the adults have 2 femora; in some or in all immature stages the legs are not monodactyle. Gnathosoma visible from above. Absence of notogaster and latero-abdominal gland.............. Palaeacaroidea 

- The legs of the adults have i femur, and are monodaetyle in all immature stages. The notogaster is present ...............2

2. Notogaster divided by dorsal and superpleural "coupures". Gnathosoma visible or invisible from above. Absence of the latero-abdominal gland. One family ( Protoplophoridae  ) is ptychoid............. Enarthronota 

- Notogaster divided in a different way, or undivided........3

3. Gnathosoma visible from above. Notogaster transversely divided, although ill-defined. Presence of latero-abdominal gland. Aptychoid.............. Parhypochthonoidea 

- Gnathosoma not visible from above............4

4. Ptychoid....................5

- Aptychoid...................6

5. Genital and anal openings of the adults separated by a part of the ventral plate. Nymphs scleritized and ptychoid......... Mesoplophoroidea 

- Genital and anal openings of the adults not separated by a part of the ventral plate. Nymphs not scleritized............ Phthiracaroidea 

6. Protero-hysterosomatic articulation......... Perlohmannoidea 

- Absence of protero-hysterosomatic articulation.......... Nothroidea 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Acari

Family

Oribatidae