Rhinoppia Balogh, 1983,

Toluk, Ayşe & Ayyildiz, Nusret, 2009, Three new species of Oppiidae from Turkey (Acari: Oribatida), Zootaxa 1988, pp. 33-47: 34

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Rhinoppia Balogh, 1983


Rhinoppia Balogh, 1983 

Type-species: Oppia nasuta Moritz, 1965 

Diagnosis: Rostrum smooth or incised; costulae absent or reduced to the bothridial costulae that exist between the bothridia and the interlamellar setae; interbothridial tubercles present; sensilli fusiform or pectinate; setae c 2 present; notogastral cristae absent; anterior edge of notogaster without humeral process; ten pairs of notogastral setae; genital plates with six pairs of setae, exceptionally five; lyrifissures iad paraanal in position.

Remarks: Here, we do not consider the pair of short ridges extending across the sejugal groove—present in all Rhinoppia  —as cristae. Rhinoppia  are distinguished from Oppiella  by the absence of costulae (or reduction to bothridial costulae), notogastral cristae, and humeral process on the anterior notogaster.