Nasutidania orientalis

Khaustov, Alexander A. & Frolov, Andrey V., 2018, New taxa of pygmephoroid mites (Acari: Pygmephoroidea: Pygmephoridae, Neopygmephoridae) phoretic on Enoplotrupes sharpi (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae) from Thailand, Zootaxa 4442 (2), pp. 277-292: 285-287

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4442.2.5

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8EB2105E-3EAA-444A-A20E-819AD215B3C3

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A1192263-FE5F-BD38-C7E1-004D42BBFD67

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Plazi

scientific name

Nasutidania orientalis
status

sp. nov.

Nasutidania orientalis  sp. nov.

( Figs. 6–10View FIGURE 6View FIGURE 7View FIGURE 8View FIGURE 9View FIGURE 10)

Description. FEMALE ( Figs 6–10View FIGURE 6View FIGURE 7View FIGURE 8View FIGURE 9View FIGURE 10). Length of idiosoma 185 (190–220), width 105 (110–125).

Gnathosoma ( Fig. 7 View Figure ). Length of gnathosoma 57 (57–59), width 21 (21–23). Dorsal median apodeme well developed. Cheliceral setae smooth and pointed. Setae сha 8 (8–13) distinctly shorter than сhb 14 (14–18). Postpalpal setae (pp) short, needle-like, situated anterolaterally to bases of сha. Setae dFe very short, needle-like; setae dGe, smooth and pointed. Subcapitular setae m 9 smooth and pointed.

Idiosomal dorsum ( Figs 6A View Figure , 10A, C, E, G View Figure ). All dorsal shields with numerous very small dimples ( Figs 10A, C, E, G View Figure ). Setae v 2 smooth, other dorsal setae barbed. Setae v 2, sс 2, с 2, and h 2 pointed, other dorsal setae moderately blunt-ended. Trichobothria with long stem, clavate, sparsely barbed, with pointed apex. Tergite C with two pairs of porous areas, one of which located between setae с 1 and с 2, and another pair located anteromedially to bases of с 1; tergite H with a pair of round porous areas in anterior part covered by tergite EF. Posterior margin of tergite H evenly rounded. Lengths of dorsal setae: v 2 8 (7–8), sс 2 48 (51–53), с 1 46 (45–49), с 2 58 (55–59), d 43 (45–47), e 24 (24–26), f 58 (60–62), h 1 58 (60–61), h 2 57 (57–60). Distances between setae: v 2 –v 2 26 (26–28), sс 2 –sс 2 30 (28–31), с 1– с 1 50 (49–52), с 1– с 2 19 (19–21), d–d 48 (50–52), e–f 9 (9–10), f–f 48 (51–53), h 1– h 1 29 (30–31), h 1– h 2 9 (9–10).

Idiosomal venter ( Figs 6B View Figure , 10B, D, F, H, I View Figure ). Ventral plates with numerous very small dimples ( Figs 10B, D, F, H View Figure ). All ventral setae pointed. Setae 1 a, 1 b, and 2 a barbed, other ventral setae smooth. Posterior margin of aggenital plate straight. Mgs very large, round, weaker sclerotized than ags and pgs ( Fig. 10I View Figure ). Lengths of ventral setae: 1 a 24 (27–29), 1 b 23 (27–29), 2 a 26 (30–31), 2 b 17 (19–21), 3 a 26 (20–22), 3 b 23 (22–25), 3 с 20 (20–22), 4 a 17 (19–22), 4 b 29 (30–33), 4 с 22 (23–26), ps 1, 2 26 (25–29), ps 3 19 (21–22).

Legs ( Figs. 8 View Figure , 9 View Figure ). Leg I ( Fig. 8A View Figure ). Lengths of solenidia ω 1 9 (9–10), ω 2 4 (3–4), φ 1 9 (9), φ 2 4 (4–5); φ 1 thick, clavate, ω 1 finger-shaped, ω 2 and φ 2 weakly clavate; ω 2 not striated. Seta l’ of femur short and blunt-ended; other leg setae (except eupathidia) pointed. Setae l’ of femur and k smooth; other leg setae (except eupathidia) barbed. Leg II ( Fig. 8B View Figure ). Tarsus with symmetrical padded claws and flipper-like empodium. Solenidia ω 7 (6–7) and φ 4 (4) weakly clavate. Seta d of femur blunt-ended; other leg setae pointed. Setae l’ of femur and tс” of tarsus smooth; other leg setae barbed. Trochanter with short spine-like projection near base of seta v’. Leg III ( Fig. 9A View Figure ). Claws and empodium as on tarsus II. Solenidion φ 4 (4) weakly clavate. All leg setae barbed. Seta d of femur blunt-ended; other leg setae pointed. Leg IV ( Fig. 9B View Figure ). Tarsus with symmetrical simple hooked claws and small flipper-like empodium. Solenidion φ 4 (4) weakly clavate. All leg setae barbed. Setae d of femur and v” of tibia blunt-ended; other leg setae pointed. Trochanter with short dorsal u-like projection.

MALE and LARVA unknown.

Type material. Female holotype, slide ZISPAbout ZISP T-Neop-001, Thailand, Chiang Mai, Mae Ai , VII.1992, N.Kagana  ; paratypes: 24 females, same data  .

Type deposition. The holotype and four paratypes are deposited in the collection of the Zoological Institute of RASAbout RAS, Saint Petersburg, Russia  ; 20 paratypes are deposited in the collection of the Tyumen State University Museum of Zoology , Tyumen, Russia. 

Etymology. The name of the new species refers to its distribution in the Oriental region.

ZISP

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

RAS

Union of Burma Applied Research Institute