Carabodidae

Mahunka, S., 1986, A survey of the family Carabodidae C. L. Koch, 1836 (Acari: Oribatida), Acta Zoologica Hungarica 32, pp. 73-135: 80-82

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Carabodidae
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Key for the genera of the family Carabodidae 

1 (20) Ten or less pairs of notogastral setae present.

2 (3) Eight pairs of notogastral setae present, no setae on the anterior third of notogaster .......... Cubabodes  Balogh et Mahunka, 1974

3 (2) Ten pairs of notogastral setae present.

4 (15) Four pairs of genital setae.

5 (10) Epimeral setal formula: 1 - 1 - 3 - 3 or 1 - 1 —2— 4. Interlamellar setae originating in interlamellar position.

6 (7) A deep cavity present in front of the genital aperture. Aggenital setae present. The distance between the anal and genital opening very small Cavernocarabodes  .......... Mahunka, 1974

7 (6) Coxisternal and ventral region normal, without deep cavity or hollow. Aggenital setae absent. Anal and genital opening far from each other.

8 (9) Apodemes short, all ending free. Epimeral setal formula: 1 —1— 2-4. Lamellae with well-developed lateral cuspis .......... Gymnobodes  Balogh, 1965

9 (8) Apodemes long, touching medially and composing a well-observable network. Epimeral setal formula: 1 - 1 - 3 - 3. Lamellae without sharp lateral cuspis .......... Klapperiches Mahunka  , 1978

10 (5) Epimeral setal formula: 3 - 1 - 3 - 3 or 2 - 1 - 3 - 3. Interlamellar setae originating on the surface of lamellae.

11 (12) Prodorsum and notogaster with very high elevation, dorsosejugal region well excavated .......... Meriocepheus Aoki  , 1973

12 (11) Prodorsum and notogaster gradually convex, without hollow or elevation.

13 (14) Setae c2 long, directed forwards, all other notogastral setae short, phylliform. Lyrifissure iad situated in adanal position .......... Flexa  Kulijew, 1977

14 (13) Setae c2 directed outwards or backwards, never forwards. No difference in the shape of c2 and c1 or d2. Lyrifissure iad absent or originating far from anal aperture .......... Carabodes  C. L. Koch, 1836

15 (4) Five-ten pairs genital setae present.

16 (17) Five pairs of genital setae present. Lamellae with long, very sharp and curved cuspis. Epimeral setal formula: 2 - 1 -3 - 3 or 3 - 1 -3 - 3 .......... Pentabodes  P. Balogh, 1984

17 (16) Six or more pairs of genital setae present. Epimeral setal formula: 1 —1— 3 - 3.

18 (19) Six pairs of genital setae present. Setae ad2 and adx in postanal position. Notogastral setae arising also in the anterior part of notogaster .......... Phyllocarabodes  Balogh et Mahunka, 1969

19 (18) Ten pairs of genital setae present. Setae ad2 in adanal, setae adi in preanal position. Notogastral setae originating near to each other, along a transversal band in the middle part of notogaster .......... Spathulocepheus  Balogh et Mahunka, 1969

20 (1) Twelve or more pairs of notogastral setae present.

21 (28) Six or more pairs of genital setae present.

22 (25) Fourteen pairs of notogastral setae present, no setae in humeral position. Notogaster without structure.

23 (24) A strong transversal prodorsal protuberance present. A median, nearly elliptical notogastral region distinct, all notogastral setae - excepting the posteromarginal four pairs (p1 - p3, r3) - arising in this region .......... Uluguroides Mahunka  , 1983

24 (23) Prodorsum without protuberances. Median part of notogaster not separated, notogastral setae arising all over the notogastral surface .......... Trichocarabodes  Balogh, 1961

25 (22) Fifteen pairs of notogastral setae present, one pair in humeral position.

26 (27) Notogaster with high protuberances and costulae, a deep hollows present in the dorsosejugal region. Prodorsum with transversal protuberances .......... Apotomocepheus Aoki  , 1965

27 (26) Notogaster with strong longitudinal costulae, prodorsum without transversal protuberances. No dorsosejugal hollow or cavity present .......... Neocarabodes  Balogh et Mahunka, 1969

28 (21) Four pairs of genital setae present.

29 (36) Less than fourteen pairs of notogastral setae present.

30 (33) Lamellae fused medially and covering the greatest part of prodorsum.

31 (32) Notogaster with three protuberances posteriorly. Two pairs of notogastral setae present near to dorsosejugal suture .......... Pasocepheus  Aoki, 1977

32 (31) Notogaster only with one, but large elevation in its posterior part. No notogastral setae present in the dorsosejugal region .......... Opisthocepheus  Aoki, 1977

33 (30) Lamellae originating far from eacb other, not fused medially. Interlamellar region free.

34 (35) Twelve pairs of notogastral setae present. No setae in humeral position .......... Tuberocepheus  Balogh et Mahunka, 1969

35 (34) Thirteen pairs of notogastral setae present. Two pairs originating on the shoulder .......... Bathocepheus Aoki  , 1978

36 (29) Fourteen or more pairs of notogastral setae present.

37 (48) Strong notogastral structure present consisting of costulae, elevations or protuberances.

38 (41) Fifteen pairs of notogastral setae present.

39 (40) Prodorsum with high transversal protuberances, interlamellar setae arising on its anterior margin .......... Machadocepheus  Balogh, 1958

40 (39) Prodorsum without transversal protuberances or elevations. Interlamellar setae arising in the interlamellar position .......... Kalloia  Mahunka, 1985

41 (38) Fourteen pairs of notogastral setae present.

42 (43) Prodorsum with a high transversal protuberance, interlamellareta es arising on its anterior margin .......... Congocepheus  Balogh, 1958

43 (42) Prodorsum without transversal protuberance or elevation. Interlamellar setae arising in the interlamellar region.

44 (45) Lamellae with a lateral projection. Five pairs setae in posteromarginal position .......... Diplobodes  Aoki, 1958

45 (44) Lamellae simple. Four pairs of setae in posteromarginal position.

46 (47) Four pairs of genital setae present .......... Gibbicepheus  Balogh, 1958

47 (46) Five pairs of genital setae present .......... Gibbibodes  gen. n.

48 (37) Notogaster without strong costulae, protuberances or elevations.

49 (58) Fifteen pairs of notogastral setae present.

50 (51) Two pairs of notogastral setae arising in the dorsosejugal region directed forwards. Six pairs of median notogastral setae composing a group and the corresponding pairs directed towards each other .......... Aokiella  Balogh et Mahunka, 1967 51 (52) No setae composing a group either in dorsosejugal region directed forwards, or in the median part.

52 (53) Rostral part of prodorsum very high and modified. Rostral and lamellar setae T-shaped (?) .......... Hardybodes  Balogh, 1970

53 (52) Rostral part of prodorsum and its setae normally developed.

54 (55) One pair of setae in humeral position. Eight pairs notogastral setae arising in the anterior half of notogaster .......... Berndobodes  gen. n.

55 (54) Two pairs of setae in humeral position. Not more than six pairs of setae arising in the anterior half of notogaster.

56 (57) Two pairs of adanal setae present. Aggenital setae arising in aggenital position. The space between the anal and genital apertures smaller than the length of genital plate .......... Archegocepheus Aoki  , 1965

57 (56) Three pairs of adanal setae present. Aggenital setae in postgenital position. The space between the genital and anal apertures much longer than the length of genital plate .......... Yoshiobodes  gen. n.

58 (49) Fourteen pairs of notogastral setae present.

59 (60) Two pairs of long setae directed forwards in the dorsosejugal region. Tutorium with long spines .......... Odontocepheus  Berlese, 1913

60 (59) No long setae directed forwards in the dorsosejugal region. Tutorium simple.

61 (62) Lamellae with an interlamellar protuberance, interlamellar setae arising on its anterior margin. Setae c1 arising much nearer to dorsosejugal suture than to setae c2 .......... Tansocepheus Mahunka  , 1983

62 (61) Lamellae simple, prodorsal surface without larger protuberances or elevations. Setae c1 and c2 arising in a transversal line .......... Austrocarabodes  Hammer, 1966