Oppiidae,

Hugo-Coetzee, Elizabeth A., 2014, New Oppiidae (Acari: Oribatida) from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park in South Africa, Zootaxa 3884 (6), pp. 533-552: 534-535

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3884.6.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DFBFF523-8236-40AE-B676-20B4E9FD4109

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AC2866-FFC9-6351-FF04-9F8882D4FB82

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scientific name

Oppiidae
status

 

Checklist of Oppiidae  taxa from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Subfamily: Lanceoppiinae  Drepanoppia falxa ( Kok, 1967)  . Distribution: South Africa

Setoppia quattuor ( Kok, 1967)  . Distribution: South Africa

Lanceoppia (Lanceoppia) scytheae  sp. nov. Distribution: South Africa Subfamily: Oppiinae 

Neoamerioppia africana ( Kok, 1967)  . Distribution: Ethiopian region ( South Africa, Zambia), subantarctic

(Amsterdam and Saint Paul Islands)

Subfamily: Multioppiinae 

Multioppia wilsoni Aoki, 1964  . Distribution: cosmopolitan

Ramusella filamentosa (Mahunka, 1985)  ( Mahunka 1985 a). Distribution: South Africa Subfamily: Arcoppiinae 

Arcoppia fenestralis ( Wallwork, 1961)  . Distribution: western Africa and South Africa. This is a new species

record for South Africa.

Subfamily: Brachioppiinae

Brachioppia louwi  sp. nov. Distribution: South Africa

Brachioppiella (Brachioppiella) dawidi  sp. nov. Distribution: South Africa

Brachioppiella (Brachioppiella) goblina  sp. nov. Distribution: South Africa

Brachioppiella (Gressittoppia) orkneyensis ( Kok, 1967)  . Distribution: South Africa

Brachioppiella (Gressittoppia) moresonensis ( Kok, 1967)  . Distribution: South Africa

Kokoppia longisetosa ( Kok, 1967)  . Distribution: South Africa

Kokoppia mandelai  sp. nov. Distribution: South Africa

Pletzenoppia pletzenae ( Kok, 1967)  . Distribution: South Africa Subfamily: Oppiellinae 

Oppiella (Oppiella) nova ( Oudemans, 1902)  . Distribution: cosmopolitan

Oppiella (Quattoppiella) goldengatensis  subgen. nov., sp. nov. Distribution: South Africa

In summary, during taxonomic studies of the Oppiidae  of Golden Gate Highlands National Park, six subfamilies, 12 genera and 17 species were identified. One species, Arcoppia fenestralis  , is recorded from South Africa for the first time. One new subgenus and six new species were found.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Sarcoptiformes

Family

Oppiidae

Loc

Oppiidae

Hugo-Coetzee, Elizabeth A. 2014
2014
Loc

Ramusella filamentosa

Mahunka 1985
1985
Loc

Setoppia quattuor (

Kok 1967
1967
Loc

Neoamerioppia africana (

Kok 1967
1967
Loc

Brachioppiella (Gressittoppia) orkneyensis (

Kok 1967
1967
Loc

Brachioppiella (Gressittoppia) moresonensis (

Kok 1967
1967
Loc

Kok 1967
1967
Loc

Pletzenoppia pletzenae (

Kok 1967
1967
Loc

Multioppia wilsoni

Aoki 1964
1964
Loc

Arcoppia fenestralis (

Wallwork 1961
1961
Loc

Oppiella (Oppiella) nova (

Oudemans 1902
1902