Raphignathus zhaoi Fan and Yin, 2000

Akyol, Mustafa, Kami & Koç, L, 2006, Raphignathus mites from Turkey (Acari: Raphignathidae), Journal of Natural History 40 (17 - 18), pp. 1149-1165: 1160-1162

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930600869168

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/404487FE-FFB4-FFCE-B981-2D519BCB0C12

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Carolina

scientific name

Raphignathus zhaoi Fan and Yin, 2000
status

 

Raphignathus zhaoi Fan and Yin, 2000  

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Material examined

One female from litter under Populus   sp., Yakasenek, 1050 m, Sultandağı district, 21 July 2004; one female from litter under Juniperius oxicedrus, Emirdağları, Karapınar   place, 1560 m, B. Karabag˘, Bolvadin district, 16 October 2004; two females from litter under Populus   sp., Taşköprü place, 950 m, Sultandağı district, 18 December 2004; one female from litter under Quercus   sp., Akdag˘, 900 m, Dinar district, 19 May 2005; one female from litter under wild plum, Prunus   sp. and two females from litter under Juniperius oxicedrus, Emirdağları, Kocataş   place, 1550 m, B. Karabag˘, Bolvadin district, 20 May 2005; one female from litter under Quercus   sp., Özdilek, Zafer memorial, 1040 m, Afyonkarahisar, 22 May 2005; one female from litter under wheat, Triticum   sp., field, Gökkoyak place, 1300 m, B. Karabag˘, Bolvadin district, 21 July 2005; eight females from litter under Quercus   sp., Kestanelik place, 1100 m, Çakırköy, 18 August 2005, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, leg. M. Akyol.

Female

Length of body (including gnathosoma) 405 (405–410); length of body excluding gnathosoma 341 (336–346); width 171 (171–207).

Gnathosoma. Length of gnathosoma 64. Subcapitulum with two pairs of long setae (n 541, m 543) and two pairs of pilose adoral setae (or 122). Dorsal stylophore with striae. Palp setal formula (from femur to tarsus): 32223+1 claw, 4+1 v +4 eupathidia.

Dorsum. Podosoma with one median and two lateral shields separated by striae; podosoma with one pair of small shields behind median podosomal shield; opisthosoma with a large opisthosomal shield; dorsal setae simple; median shield bearing three pairs of setae; lateral shields bearing three pairs of setae, one pair of eyes, and one pair of lyrifissures (ia); five pairs of setae and two pairs of lyrifissures on opisthosomal shield (im and ip); im situated on or near anterolateral margin; d 1 only setae located on small plates on the interscutal membrane; all dorsal shields punctuated; body surface striated between podosomal and opisthosomal shields. Dimensions of dorsal setae as follows (measurements in parentheses are variations): υi 532 (32–35), sci 543 (43–49), υe 541 (41–46), sce 541 (41–43), c 1541 (41–49), c 2541 (41–46), d 1538 (38–46), e 1541 (41–54), f 1549 (46–49), h 1543 (43–54), h 2538 (38–49), h 3530 (30–38); distances between setae: υi–υi 530 (27–30), υi–υe 568 (62–68), υi–sci 535 (32–35), υe–υe 5116 (116–122), υe–sci 535 (35–41), sci–sci 554 (43– 54), υe–sce 524 (24–27), sce–sce 5157 (157–179), sce–c 15100 (100–116), c 1 – c 1516 (16– 19), c 1 – c 2562 (62–65), c 2 – c 25135 (133–135), c 1 – d 1560 (54–60), d 1 – d 15114 (108–114), d 1 – e 1543 (43–46), e 1 – e 1581 (81–89), e 1 – f 1535 (32–35), f 1 – f 15122 (116–136), f 1 – h 1554 (54–57), h 1 – h 1532 (32–35), h 1 – h 2532 (32–38), h 2 – h 2554 (54–60), h 2 – h 3511 (11–27), h 3 – h 35103 (81–103).

Venter. With two pairs of coxisternal shields, one pair between coxae I and II, one pair between coxae III and IV; venter striated and three pairs of setae, ag 516; three pairs of genital setae, g 15 g 25 g 3513; genital and coxisternal shield punctuated; one pair of lyrifissures (ih) located laterally to genital shield; anal shield with three pairs of setae, ps 1516, ps 2516, ps 3513.

Legs. Lengths of legs (from base of femur to tip of tarsal claw): leg I 192 (192–207), leg II 186 (186–202), leg III 213 (213–224), leg IV 266 (266–277); setal formulae of legs I–IV: coxae 1 a +22223 a +221, trochanters 1212221, femora 6252322, genua 6(k)26(k)2424, tibiae 6(v)26(v)26(v)25(v), tarsi 21(WR, v)216(v)214(v)214(v).