Rafapicobia

Skoracki, Maciej, Sikora, Bozena & Spicer, Greg S., 2016, A review of the subfamily Picobiinae Johnston and Kethley, 1973 (Acariformes: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae), Zootaxa 4113 (1), pp. 1-95: 93

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4113.1.1

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scientific name

Rafapicobia
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Key to species of the genus Rafapicobia 

(Females)

1. Setae ve situated distinctly posteromedial to setae vi .......... R. brotogeris Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000  comb. nov.

- Setae ve situated posterior or posterolateral to setae vi, both setae in close proximity............................... 2

2. Setae ag 2 45–60 long................................................................................. 3

- Setae ag 2 10–20 long................................................................................. 4

3. Each lateral branch of peritremes with 4–5 well visible chambers. Length ratios of setae vi: si and f 1: f 2 1: 3 and 1: 1.5 respec- tively. Genital plate absent.......................................................... R. zirnitra Skoracki, 2011 

- Each lateral branch of peritremes with ill-visible chambers. Length ratios of setae vi: si and f 1: f 2 1: 5–5.6 and 1: 5 respectively. Genital plate present............................................. R. toxostoma Sikora, Fajfer and Skoracki, 2011 

4. Two longitudinal agenital plates present.................................................................. 5

- Agenital plates absent................................................................................. 6

5. Agenital plates punctate. Two hysteronotal shields present. Length of setae h 1 65–70 ................................................................................................. R. thamnophili Glowska and Schmidt, 2014 

- Agenital plates apunctate. Hysteronotal shields absent. Length of setae h 1 7–10 .................................................................................................. R. lepidocolaptesi Skoracki and Solarczyk, 2012 

6. Hysteronotal shields present............................................................................ 7

- Hysteronotal shields absent............................................................................ 8

7. Length ratios of setae f 1: f 2 and f 1: h 1 1: 4.8–5.5 and 2: 1 ................ R. dendrocolaptesi Skoracki and Solarczyk, 2012 

- Length ratios of setae f 1: f 2 and f 1: h 1 1: 1 and 1: 2–3.5 ........................ R. milenskyi Glowska and Schmidt, 2014 

8. Lenght ratios of setae f 1: f 2 and f 1: h 1 1: 5 and 1: 1 respectively. Coxal fields III and IV punctate............................................................................. R. melzeri Skoracki, Unsoeld, Skorupski and Kavetska, 2014 

- Lenght ratios of setae f 1: f 2 and f 1: h 1 1: 2.2–2.3 and 2: 1 respectively. Coxal fields III and IV punctate....................................................................... R. ramphastos Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000  comb. nov.