Oribatellidae, Jacot, 1925

Ermilov, Sergey G. & Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M., 2014, Revision of Fenestrobates (Acari, Oribatellidae) with description of F. marauni sp. nov., from South America, and new diagnosis for Oribatellidae, Zootaxa 3827 (2), pp. 258-272: 270

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3827.2.7

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4921513

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Oribatellidae
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Key to genera of Oribatellidae  

1. Rostral setae spinose. Tutorium without cusp ( Bernini 1983, Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1–3 ), not extending anterior of rostral seta...... Siciliotrichus  

- Rostral seta setose with large barbs. Tutorium with cusp, extending anterior of rostral seta........................... 2

2(1) Interlamellar pocket large, box-like, reaching posterior of dorsosejugal scissure. Medial longitudinal ridge on coxisternum present.................................................................................... Ferolocella  

- Interlamellar pocket present or absent, if present, never large, box-like, never reaching posterior of dorsosejugal scissure. Medial longitudinal ridge on coxisternum absent............................................................. 3

3(2) Notogastral setae lm positioned lateral to porose area Aa and lp positioned lateral to A1 (Behan-Pelletier 2013 Fig. 10 View FIGURES 4–11 ). Dentes of lamellar cusps short and broadly tapered..................................................... Ophidiotrichus  

- Notogastral setae lm positioned medial or posterior to porose area Aa and lp positioned lateral or anterior to A1. Dentes of lamellar cusps long and sharply tapered................................................................... 4

4(3) Lamellar cusp with ventral keel (Behan-Pelletier 2013 Fig. 2F View FIGURES 1–3 ). Translamella without tooth...................... Joelia  

- Lamellar cusp without ventral keel. Translamella with or without tooth........................................... 5

5(4) Notogastral cavities present ( Bernini 1975 Fig. 16b View FIGURES 16–20 ). Custodium absent................................... Fberninia  

- Notogastral cavities absent. Custodium present.............................................................. 6

6(5) Anterior margin of notogaster distinctly undulating with 5 or more fine ridges lateral of bothridium ( Behan-Pelletier 2011 Fig. 20A View FIGURES 16–20 ). Pouch-like depression positioned ventrally between pedotectum I and the lateral body wall absent. Epimeral setae 1c and 4c present................................................................................ Oribatella  

- Anterior margin of notogaster weakly undulating with no ridges lateral of bothridium. Pouch-like depression positioned ventrally between pedotectum I and the lateral body wall present ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1–3 , 16 View FIGURES 16–20 ). Epimeral seta 1c present or absent, 4c absent.............................................................................................. Fenestrobates