Arknotrombium HAITLINGER 2007

Aitlinger, 2013, A new larval trombidiid, Sicilitrombium albanesianum nov. gen., nov. sp. (Acari: Prostigmata: Trombidiidae) from Sicily, Italy, with notes on Arknotrombium HAITLINGER 2007 and Javatrombium HAITLINGER 2009, Linzer biologische Beiträge 45 (2), pp. 1997-2004 : 2002

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Arknotrombium HAITLINGER 2007


Arknotrombium HAITLINGER 2007  

This genus was created for Arknotrombium   arknesianum from Montenegro ( HAITLINGER 2007). Correct diagnosis for the genus is: larva with ornamentation dorsal surface has the following features: fD 18 enlarged setae (4-4-4-4-2), fV 10 (2-2-2-2-2), fnCx 2,1,1, fnFe 5,4,4, fnTi 5,5,5, fnTa 9,9,9, IP 684. Ta III with reduced inner claw, scutalae PL relatively far from posterior border. Anterior border wide and weakly rounded.

Leg setal formula. Leg I: Ta 1, 1, 1, 9B; Ti 2, 5B; Ge 2$, 1#, 3B; Fe 5B; Tr 1B; Cx 1B, 1N.

Leg II: Ta 1, 1, 9B; Ti 2, 5B; Ge 2$, 1#, 3B; Fe 4B; Tr 1B; Cx 1B.

Leg III: Ta 9B; Ti 5B; Ge 2$, 3B; Fe 4B; Tr 1B, Cx 1B.

Gnathosoma with hypostomalae and galealae. Palptibia with three setae (2B, 1N); palptarsus with 6 setae (1, 1, 4N).