Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889 )

Dwibadra, Dhian, Takaku, Gen, Ôhara, Masahiro & Ueda, Akira, 2014, Mites of the Family Macrochelidae (Acari: Gamasida) from Sungai Wain, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, Species Diversity 19 (1), pp. 43-57: 47-48

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.12782/sd.19.1.043

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DAF49072-BF15-46A1-A660-1F8703EBA795

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4730926

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0C62878D-FFEA-2159-FC6A-F9FDFDC2FDFE

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Felipe

scientific name

Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889 )
status

 

Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889)  

Holostaspis merdarius Berlese, 1889   , fasc. 52(1), fig. 103.

Macrocheles merdarius: Filipponi and Pegazzano, 1963: 83– 88   , figs V, VI, tav. XXIV; Takaku and Hartini 2001: 326– 327; Hartini and Takaku 2003a: 1265; Hartini et al. 2003: 309; Hartini et al. 2005: 204; Hartini and Takaku 2006: 32.

Material examined. Km 22: 4 females, Imperata cylindrica   grassland, 23 December 2006, ex residue in vial; Km 24: 1 female, Acacia mangium   plantation, 26 December 2006, ex residue in vial.

Diagnosis. Female. All dorsal setae simple. L. o. a. of sternal shield connected by transverse lines; punctations very faint. Genu IV with 6 setae.

Habitat. This species has been collected from the scarab beetle genera Aphodius   , Catharsius   , Copris   , Coptodactyla   , Euoniticellus   , Lepanus   , Liatongus, Notopedana   , Onthophagus   , Pentodon, Coptodactyhanaeus, and Synapsidis   , the geotropid beetle genus Geotrupes   , the histerid beetle genus Pachylister   , and from beetles of other families including Lucanidae   , Silphidae   , and Trogidae   . It has also been recorded from rodents, soil, leaf litter, cow dung, compost, manure, etc.

Distribution. Cosmopolitan. In Indonesia, this species is known from Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Bali, Lombok, Flores, Sumbawa, Sumba, and West Papua.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Macrochelidae

Genus

Macrocheles

Loc

Macrocheles merdarius ( Berlese, 1889 )

Dwibadra, Dhian, Takaku, Gen, Ôhara, Masahiro & Ueda, Akira 2014
2014
Loc

Macrocheles merdarius:

Hartini, S. & Takaku, G. 2006: 32
Hartini, S. & Takaku, G. & Kojima, J. & Katakura, H. 2005: 204
Hartini, S. & Takaku, G. 2003: 1265
Takaku, G. & Hartini, S. 2001: 326
Filipponi, A. & Pegazzano, F. 1963: 88
1963