Acrotritia simile ( Mahunka, 1982 ), Mahunka, 1982

Liu, Dong & Chen, Jun, 2015, Acrotritia species (Acari: Oribatida: Euphthiracaridae) from China with description of a new species, Zootaxa 3937 (1), pp. 127-146: 140-143

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Acrotritia simile ( Mahunka, 1982 )
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Acrotritia simile ( Mahunka, 1982)  

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Measurements. Prodorsum: length 210–215, width 160–168, height 100–102, setae: ss 80–82, ro 50–55, in 100–105, le 65–72, ex 7–8, mutual distance: in – in 80–85, le –le 40–43, ro –ro 35–38; notogaster: length 360–380, width 285–295, height 305–312; c 1 60–62, c 2 55–58, c 3 55–56, c p 60–62, d 1 55–58, d 2 50–52, e 1 55 –56, e 2 50 –52, h 1 60–61, h 2 45–47, h 3 55–58, ps 1 60–62, ps 2 55–58, ps 3 50–51, mutual distance: c 1 – d 1 100–105, d 1 – e 1 125–131, e 1 – h 1 90–94, h 1 – ps 1 85–87; genito-aggenital plate 155 × 75, ano-adanal plate 190 × 55.

Colour yellowish; prodorsum with one pair of long and strong lateral carinae; sensilla setiform, slightly swollen at distal end and covered with small spines; prodorsal and notogastral setae robust, rigid and sparsely barbed in distal half, except exobothridial setae; vestigial setae f 1 not observed; 9 or 10 pairs of genital setae present, including 1 pair of setae inserted on progenital area; 2 pairs of aggenital setae located longitudinally; tarsi of legs monodactylous.

Material examined. China: Beijing: 4 adults (in alcohol, CJ-02- 7), Sanpu, from litter under broad-leaved tree, 27 Apr. 2002, leg. Jun Chen; 2 adults (in alcohol, W- 88 - 34), Changping, from leaves, 19–21 Oct. 1988, leg. Hui-Fu Wang, Xue-Zhong Zhang and Cen-Xuan Pan; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 88 - 43), from litter under weed, other data same as W- 88 - 34; 1 adult (in alcohol, CJ-02- 85), Changping, Nankou, Pusashan, from litter under broad-leaved tree, 19 Oct. 2002, leg. Jun Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 89-133), Fangshan, Yunshuidong, from litter under cypress, 30 Aug. 1989, leg. Hui-Fu Wang and Xiao-Li Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 89-134), from litter, other data same as W- 89-133; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 89-141), from leaves, other data same as W- 89-133; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 89-142), same data as W- 89-141; 2 adults (in alcohol, CJ-07- 17), Fangshan, Xiayunling, Simatai, Baicaopan, 860 m a.s.l., from moss on stone, 5 Jul. 2007, leg. Jun Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, CJ-07- 18), 850 m a.s.l., from litter under Sophora japonica   , other data same as CJ-07- 17; 1 adult (in alcohol, CJ-07- 23), Huairou, Hongluosi, Guanjingtai, from litter under pine tree, 19 Jul. 2007, leg. Yan Deng; 1 adult (in alcohol, CJ-02- 38), Huairou, Labagoumen, Wulongtan, from litter under oak, 23 Mar. 2002, leg. Jun Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, CJ-05- 3), Miyun, Shicheng, Jiudaowan, Daxiagu, Qingxintan, from litter under shrub, 13 May 2005, leg. Jun Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 97 - 19), Xiaolongmen, from leaves, 6–7 Oct. 1997, leg. Hui-Fu Wang and Jun Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 97 - 20), same data as W- 97 - 19; 1 adult (in alcohol, CJ-07- 28), Baiwangshan, from litter under pine tree and shrub, 21 Jul. 2007, leg. Jun Chen and Dong Liu; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 94 - 15), Xiangshan, from litter, Apr. 1994, leg. Guo-Xiao Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, Yao- 31), Xishan, from litter, 1 Sep. 1981, leg. Wen-Bing Yao; 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 89 - 79), 309 th Hospital, from leaves under poplar, 7 Jul. 1989, leg. Fu-Sheng Huang; 1 adult (in alcohol, Wen- 36), Beijing Medical University, from litter, 10 Sep. 1981, leg. Wen-Bing Yao; 1 adult (in alcohol, L-0167), Temple of Heaven, from soil under grass, 4 Apr. 1990; 1 adult (in alcohol, CJ-05- 11), Zhongguancun, Institute of Zoology, CAS, from litter under Cedrus deodara   , 13 Jun. 2005, Jun Chen; 1 adult (in alcohol, SXX-06- 1), China Agricultural University, from soil under Ophiopogon japonicus, 28 Jun. 2006, leg. Xiu-Xia Su. China: Hebei Province: 1 adult (in alcohol, W- 89 - 88), Tanghai 2 th Farm, from litter, 28 Jul. 1989, leg. Yun-Qi Cui. China: Fujian Province: 1 adult (in alcohol, L-0197), Dehua, from litter under Pinus massoniana   , 17 Sep. 1996, leg. Jian-Zhen Lin. China: Guangdong Province: 2 adults (in alcohol, Gh 9407 LX 1-10), Heshan, from leaves mixed forest of conifer and broad-leaved trees, Jul. 1994, leg. Chong-Hui Liao. China: Guangxi Province: 5 adults (in alcohol, Yao- 30), Guilin, from litter, 25 Jul. 1982, leg. Wen-Bing Yao. China: Guizhou Province: 2 adults (in alcohol, GZ- 06- 9), Guiyang Forest Park, from rotten wood, 16 Aug. 2006, leg. Jun Chen. China: Sichuan Province: 6 adults (in alcohol, W- 90 - 45), Maowen, 1600 m a.s.l., from litter, 29 Jun. 1990, leg. Fu-Sheng Huang. (Newly recorded species from China).

Remarks. This species is mainly distinguished from Acrotritia sinensis Jacot, 1923   by the shape of sensilla (setiform and slightly swollen at distal end in A. simile   versus with fusiform head in A. sinensis   ).

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