Centrouropoda, Berlese, 1917

Abo-Shnaf, Reham I. A. & Allam, Sally F. M., 2019, A new species of Centrouropoda (Acari: Uropodidae: Uropodina), with a key to the world species of the genus, Zootaxa 4706 (4), pp. 501-516: 513

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4706.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:579271C4-704A-47CF-8F28-4FB9DFF71EB9

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/08517E0B-617E-8668-96C1-C2D5FA77B514

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scientific name

Centrouropoda
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Key to known Centrouropoda   species based on deutonymphs

Centrouropoda (Aegyptus) zaheri ( Abd El-Ghani, 2009)   was not included in the present key because we were unable to check the deutonymphs of this species, the original description was based only on the adult female. Also Centrouropoda rackae Hirschmann, 1975   was not included because there is no available descriptions of deutonymphs of this species:

1. Submarginal ventral surface ornamented with a row of irregular structures, stigmata enlarged......................... 2

- Submarginal ventral surface smooth, stigmata in normal size................................................... 3

2. Sternum with 21–24 small roundish reticulations........................................................................ Centrouropoda securiformis Wiśniewski & Hirschmann, 1992 in Wiśniewski, Hirschmann & Hiramatsu, 1992  

- Sternum with 13–16 small roundish reticulations....................................................................... Centrouropoda pelekymorpha Hirschmann & Wiśniewski, 1992 in Wiśniewski, Hirschmann & Hiramatsu, 1992  

3. All dorsal shield setae of equal length..................................................................... 4

- Some dorsal shield setae longer than other setae............................................................................. Centrouropoda solmani Wiśniewski & Hirschmann, 1992 in Wiśniewski, Hirschmann & Hiramatsu, 1992  

4. Seta h2 short, stout and smooth.......................................................................... 5

- Seta h2 long, acicular and smooth........................................................................ 6

5. With three pairs of short and aciculate submarginal ventral setae and a pair of long pilose setae................................................................................................ Centrouropoda bahariyaensis   n. sp.

- With 11 pairs of short and aciculate submarginal ventral setae..................................................................................................... Centrouropoda rhynchophorus ( El-Bishlawy & Allam, 2007)  

6. Dorsal shield smooth, setae h4 and h2 of equal length or not................................................... 7

- Dorsal shield punctate, setae h4 and h2 of equal length........................ Centrouropoda daelei Hirschmann, 1981  

7. Seta h4 and h2 of equal length........................................................................... 8

- Seta h4 shorter than h2 ................................... Centrouropoda peruana Wiśniewski & Hirschmann, 1992  

8. Dorsal marginal shield punctate........................... Centrouropoda brasiliana Wiśniewski & Hirschmann, 1992  

- Dorsal marginal shield smooth.......................................................................................... Centrouropoda almerodai Hiramatsu & Hirschmann 1992   , in Wiśniewski, Hirschmann & Hiramatsu, 1992