Javalbia

Smit, H., 2016, The water mite family Aturidae Thor, 1900 from Southeast Asia (Acari: Hydrachnidia) with the description of one new genus and 14 new species, Acarologia 56 (3), pp. 341-365 : 354-357

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1051/acarologia/20162248

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0389875B-A850-FFE0-5F9A-F987A802FB9B

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Javalbia
status

 

Javalbia nova n. sp.

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Material examined — Holotype female, Stream crossing road to Phu Goom Khao, Nam Nao NP, Thailand, 16°38.410N 101°34.886E, alt. 803 m a.s.l., 16-xi-2007. GoogleMaps

Diagnosis — Postocularia lying anteromedially of dgl-1, A2 not fused with dorsal shield, associated setae of dgl-2 distanced of glandularia.

Description — Female: Idiosoma yellowish, dorsally 381 long and 296 wide, ventrally 373 long. Dorsal shield 373 long and 235 wide, with four pairs of glandularia; postocularia lying anteromedially of dgl-1; associated setae of dgl-2 distanced of glandularia. A2 not fused with dorsal shield, excretory pore fused with dorsal shield. Dorsal furrow with three pairs of small glandularia platelets. Cxgl-4 lying closer to genital field than to fourth leg sockets. Genital field 144 wide, with three pairs of acetabula; acetabulum 2 lying directly posterior to acetabulum 1. Length of P1-5: 22, 34, 30, 50, 30. Length of I-leg- 4-6: 50, 54, 52 (till tip of segment). Length of IV-leg- 4-6: 68, 72, 50. Legs without swimming setae. Male: Unknown.

Etymology — An obvious name for a new species.

Remarks — The combination of the postocularia lying anteromedially of dgl-1, A2 not fused with the dorsal shield and the setae of dgl-2 distanced is characteristic for the new species, and not found in any other member of Javalbiopsis .