Oribatella reticulatoides Hammer, 1955

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Walter, David E., 2012, 3432, Zootaxa 3432, pp. 1-62: 43

publication ID

1175­5334

persistent identifier

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Felipe

scientific name

Oribatella reticulatoides Hammer, 1955
status

 

Oribatella reticulatoides Hammer, 1955  

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Oribatella reticulatoides Hammer, 1955, p. 25  

Oribatella reticuloides Hammer, 1955   (lapsus) in Marshall et al. 1987

Material examined. Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Tamarack Trail, 2560m, 19.vii.1986 ( VBP) from Phacelia sericea (Graham) A. Gray   , Oxytropis campestris   (L.) DC. var. spicata Hook   , Arenaria   litter on rocks; Cypress Hills Provincial Park, Lodgepole Pine Campground area, 1 mi S Elkwater, 20–27.vii.1978 ( EEL) from rotten stump with moss, from moist woddy debris, from lodgepole pine litter, from fallen squirrel’s nest; ABMI-33 (59.64667511, -112.275978), along Pine Lake Road, Wood Buffalo National Park, 14.vi.2009, from soil organic layers in mesic upland pine forest, understory low-bush cranberry, buffalo-berry, blueberry, rose, 2 females; ABMI- 359 (57.45488358, -111.054222), 50 km NE of Fort Mackay, 15.vi.2007, from soil organic layers in mesic upland aspen mixed woodland, understory low-bush cranberry, buffalo-berry, blueberry, rose, 1 female, 1 male; ABMI- 539 (56.50687027, -112.16037), SE of Grand Rapids Wildland SE of Fort McMurry, 28.v.2009, from soil organic layers in mesic upland aspen woodland, understory low-bush cranberry, buffalo-berry, blueberry, rose, 1 male; ABMI-857 (54.64096451, -111.759758), 15.vi.2007, 1 male; ABMI-868 se ne (55.05971909, -118.335739), 2.vi.2008, from soil organic layers in mesic upland aspen woodland, understory low-bush cranberry, buffalo-berry, blueberry, rose, 1 female, 1 male; ABMI-1437 (51.10541153, -111.760864), from soil organic layers on untreed site with grasses and sedges, 8.vi.2011, 2 females; ABMI-1438 (51.10178757, -111.487175), E of Pollockville on Township Road 250, 23.vi.2011, from soil organic layer on untreed, disturbed site with grasses and sedges, one male; ABMI-PRO4 (56.36901, -117.82275), along unnamed dirt road 10 km NE of Warrensville, 30.v.2008, 1 female; ABMI-A637-1 (55.81190491, -111.004028), 14.vi.2011, 4 km SE of Chard, from soil organic layers in mesic upland aspen forest, understory low-bush cranberry, buffalo-berry, blueberry, rose, one female, 1 male; Dinosaur Provincial Park (50.452446, -111.30.58.58), from sandy soil and grass litter along creek, 13.vii.2010, ( DEW) 3 females; Moose Pasture Research Site (53.656667, -112.759444), 8 km W Chipman, from meadow soil and aspen litter in aspen parkland, 27.v.2007, 9.ix. 2007, 17.ii.2008, 16.vii.2011, ( DEW) 3 females, 5 males.

Distribution and Ecology. This species occurs throughout Alberta in the upper organic layers of aspen woodland, pine forest, and mesic, grassy areas, in addition to its distribution given in Table 1. Gravid females carry up to 4 eggs; gut contents contain dark and hyaline fungal spores and hyphae.

Remarks. This species was redescribed in Behan-Pelletier (2011).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Sarcoptiformes

Family

Oribatellidae

Genus

Oribatella

Loc

Oribatella reticulatoides Hammer, 1955

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Walter, David E. 2012
2012
Loc

Oribatella reticulatoides

Hammer, M. 1955: 25
1955