Proterothrix paradisiaca ( Trouessart, 1885 )

Constantinescu, Ioana Cristina, Chișamera, Gabriel Bogdan & Adam, Costică, 2018, Redescription of six feather mite species of the genus Proterothrix Gaud, 1968 (Analgoidea: Proctophyllodidae: Pterodectinae) from the “ Édouard Louis Trouessart ” Collection, Zootaxa 4486 (4), pp. 451-479 : 461-465

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4486.4.3

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5998803

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Proterothrix paradisiaca ( Trouessart, 1885 )
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Proterothrix paradisiaca ( Trouessart, 1885)

( FIGS. 9–12 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 View FIGURE 12 )

Proctophyllodes (Pterodectes) paradisiacus Trouessart 1885: 80 .

Pterodectes paradisiacus, Canestrini and Kramer 1899: 125 .

Proterothrix paradisiaca, Park and Atyeo 1971: 69 .

Material examined. MALe LecTOTYPe (MNHN 44J4), 1 MALe PARALecTOTYPe (MNHN 44J9), 2 FeMALe PARALecTOTYPeS (MNHN 30B12, MNHN 44J3) FROM Paradisaea minor SHAW (CORVIDA: PARADISAeIDAe ), NEW GUINEA, NO OTHeR DATA. LecTOTYPe AND PARALecTOTYPeS DeSIGNATeD HeRe.

Additional material. 13 MALe ( ANA 906–918) AND 9 FeMALe ( ANA 918–927) FROM Paradisaea minor SHAW , NeW GUINeA, NO OTHeR DATA, IN MGAB cOLLecTION.

Description. MALE (LecTOTYPe, PARALecTOTYPe IN PAReNTHeSIS) ( FIGS. 9A, B View FIGURE 9 , 10A–E View FIGURE 10 ). LeNGTH OF IDIOSOMA 250 (280), WIDTH 110 (126), LeNGTH OF HYSTeROSOMA 182 (186). PRODORSAL SHIeLD eNTIRe, ANTeROLATeRAL eXTeNSIONS WIDe, cONNecTeD WITH BASeS OF ePIMeRITeS IA, LATeRAL MARGINS WITHOUT INcISIONS, POSTeRIOR MARGIN SLIGHTLY cONVeX, POSTeRIOR ANGLeS ROUND, LeNGTH 83 (93), WIDTH 86 (97), SURFAce WITHOUT ORNAMeNTATION ( FIG. 9A View FIGURE 9 ). ScAPULAR SeTAe se SePARATeD BY 52 (50). ScAPULAR SHIeLDS NARROW. HUMeRAL SHIeLDS NARROW, NOT FUSeD WITH OUTeR ScLeROTIZeD AReAS OF ePIMeRITeS III. SeTAe cp SITUATeD VeNTRALLY ON SOFT TeGUMeNT. SeTAe c2 FILIFORM, SITUATeD DORSALLY ON SOFT TeGUMeNT. SUBHUMeRAL SeTAe c3 LANceOLATe, 17 (18) × 6 (5). HYSTeRONOTAL SHIeLD WITH ANTeRIOR MARGIN SLIGHTLY cONcAVe, ANTeRIOR ANGLeS ROUNDeD, DISTANce FROM ANTeRIOR MARGIN TO BASeS OF SeTAe h3 158 (164), GReATeST WIDTH IN ANTeRIOR PART 94 (110), SURFAce WITHOUT ORNAMeNTATION. OPISTHOSOMAL LOBeS SHORT AND SLIGHTLY NARROWeD POSTeRIORLY (ROUGHLY TRAPeZOIDAL), WITHOUT MeMBRANe, WITH SHORT AND BLUNT eXTeNSIONS AT BASeS OF SeTAe h3 AND h2. TeRMINAL cLeFT WIDe, U-SHAPeD, 8 (10) IN LeNGTH. SUPRANAL cONcAVITY TRIANGULAR, cLeARLY OUTLINeD. SeTAe f2 SLIGHTLY POSTeRIOR TO BASeS OF SeTAe ps2. SeTAe h1 AT MIDLeVeL OF SUPRANAL cONcAVITY, DISTANT FROM LATeRAL MARGINS OF OPISTHOSOMA. SeTAe ps1 FILIFORM, LeNGTH 8 (7), SITUATeD NeAR INNeR MARGINS OF OPISTHOSOMAL LOBeS, ANTeRIOR TO BASeS OF SeTAe h3. SeTAe c1 PReSeNT, SeTAe f2 FILIFORM, SeTAe h3 64 (65) X 4 (4) AND h2 70 (71) X 4 (4). DORSAL MeASUReMeNTS: c2–d2 60 (61), d2–e2 74 (73), e2–h3 32 (33), d1–d2 40 (41), e1– e2 32 (33), h1–ps2 26 (26), h2–h2 40 (41), h3–h3 24 (23), ps2–ps2 52 (50).

EPIMeRITeS I FUSeD INTO A V, POSTeRIOR eND cONNecTeD WITH ePIMeRITeS II BY TRANSVeRSe ScLeROTIZeD BANDS. EPIMeRITeS II LONG, WITH POSTeRIOR eNDS FRee. RUDIMeNTARY ScLeRITeS REPIIA ABSeNT. COXAL FIeLD II OPeN, cOXAL FIeLD III ALMOST cLOSeD, cOXAL FIeLDS IV WITHOUT WIDe ScLeROTIZeD AReAS AT BASeS OF TROcHANTeRS IV. EPIMeRITeS IVA ABSeNT ( FIG. 9B View FIGURE 9 ). GeNITAL ARcH 19 (20) LONG, 22 (24) WIDe, BASAL ScLeRITe OF GeNITAL APPARATUS INVeRTeD TRAPeZOID SHAPe; AeDeAGUS 98 (96) LONG, eXTeNDING BeYOND POSTeRIOR MARGIN OF IDIOSOMA. GeNITAL PAPILLAe SITUATeD AT THe LeVeL OF GeNITAL ARcH. PARAGeNITAL APODeMeS ABSeNT. OPISTHOVeNTRAL SHIeLDS VeRY NARROW. ADANAL SHIeLDS ReDUceD TO SMALL cIRcLULAR ScLeRITeS SURROUNDING BASeS OF SeTAe ps3. SeTAe ps2 SITUATeD ON BLUNT LATeRAL eXTeNSIONS. ANAL SUcKeRS 10 (12) IN DIAMeTeR, cOROLLA WITHOUT INDeNTATIONS. SeTAe ps2 LANceOLATe, WITH FILIFORM APeX. VeNTRAL MeASUReMeNTS: 3a–4b 18 (16), 4b–4a 36 (34), 4a–g 30 (31), g–ps3 22 (23), ps3–ps3 14 (16), ps3–h3 32 (28).

LeGS I SLIGHTLY LONGeR THAN LeGS II, FeMORA I AND II eAcH WITH A VeNTRAL cReST ( FIG. 10A, B View FIGURE 10 ). SeTA e OF TARSUS I FILIFORM, SeTAe mG II THIcKeNeD BASALLY, WITH FILIFORM APeX. SeTAe d OF TARSI II, III MUcH SHORTeR THAN cORReSPONDING SeTAe f. TARSUS IV 25 (26) LONG, SeTAe d, e BUTTON-LIKe, SITUATeD IN BASAL AND APIcAL PARTS OF SeGMeNT, ReSPecTIVeLY ( FIG. 10D View FIGURE 10 ). LeNGTH OF SOLeNIDIA: ω 1 I 14 (14), ω 1 II 10 (10), φ I 50 (54), φ II 48 (52), φ III 15 (18), φ IV 32 (34).

FEMALE (RANGe FOR 2 PARALecTOTYPeS) ( FIGS 11A, B View FIGURE 11 , 12A–E View FIGURE 12 ). LeNGTH OF IDIOSOMA 372–380, WIDTH 148–152, AND LeNGTH OF HYSTeROSOMA 260–268. PRODORSAL SHIeLD eNTIRe, ANTeROLATeRAL eXTeNSIONS WIDe, cONNecTeD WITH BASeS OF ePIMeRITeS IA, LATeRAL MARGINS WITHOUT INcISIONS, POSTeRIOR MARGIN SLIGHTLY cONVeX, POSTeRIOR ANGLeS ROUND, LeNGTH 102–104, WIDTH 110–128, SURFAce WITHOUT ORNAMeNTATION ( FIG.11A View FIGURE 11 ). ScAPULAR SeTAe se SePARATeD BY 62–66. ScAPULAR SHIeLDS NARROW. HUMeRAL SHIeLDS NARROW, NOT FUSeD WITH OUTeR ScLeROTIZeD AReAS OF ePIMeRITeS III. SeTAe cp SITUATeD VeNTRALLY ON SOFT TeGUMeNT. SeTAe c2 FILIFORM, SITUATeD DORSALLY ON SOFT TeGUMeNT. SUBHUMeRAL SeTAe c3 LANceOLATe, 20–21 × 6–7. ANTeRIOR HYSTeRONOTAL SHIeLD ROUGHLY RecTANGULAR, ANTeRIOR AND POSTeRIOR MARGINS cONcAVe, GReATeST LeNGTH 186–192, GReATeST WIDTH IN ANTeRIOR PART 108–114, SURFAce WITHOUT ORNAMeNTATION. SeTAe c1 PReSeNT. LeNGTH OF LOBAR ReGION 70–76, WIDTH AT LeVeL OF SeTAe h2 40–41. TeRMINAL cLeFT U-SHAPeD, PARALLeL-SIDeD, LeNGTH 40– 41. SUPRANAL cONcAVITY WeLL DeVeLOPeD, cIRcULAR, WeLL OUTLINeD. SeTAe h1 ON LOBAR SHIeLD, AT MIDLeVeL OF SUPRANAL cONcAVITY, SURFAce OF LOBAR SHIeLD WITHOUT ORNAMeNTATION. SeTAe h2 SPINDLe-SHAPeD, WITH TeRMINAL FILAMeNT 55–60 × 4–6. SeTAe ps1 cLOSeR TO INNeR MARGINS THAN OUTeR MARGINS OF OPISTHOSOMAL LOBeS, SeTAe h3 LANceOLATe, WITH FILIFORM APeX, 46–48 LONG, ABOUT 2/3 THe LeNGTH OF TeRMINAL APPeNDAGeS. DORSAL MeASUReMeNTS: c2–d2 70–71, d2–e2 62–63, e2–h2 60–61, h2–h 3 30–31, d1–d2 40–42, e1–e2 44–45, h1–h2 36–38, h2–ps 1 28–30, h1–h1 45–46, h2–h2 68–70.

EPIMeRITeS I FUSeD AS A V, WITH SHORT LATeRAL eXTeNSIONS . COXAL FIeLDS I, II WITHOUT LARGe ScLeROTIZeD AReAS, ePIMeRITeS IVA ABSeNT ( FIG. 11B View FIGURE 11 ). TRANSLOBAR APODeMeS OF OPISTHOSOMAL LOBeS PReSeNT, FUSeD TO eAcH OTHeR ANTeRIOR TO TeRMINAL cLeFT. EPIGYNUM HORSeSHOe-SHAPeD, GReATeST WIDTH 52–54. DISTANce BeTWeeN PSeUDANAL SeTAe: ps2–ps2 50–52, ps3–ps 3 18–20, ps2–ps 3 23–24.

LeGS I SLIGHTLY LONGeR THAN LeGS II; FeMORA II WITH WIDe VeNTRAL cReST. SeTAe d OF TARSI II–III MUcH SHORTeR THAN cORReSPONDING SeTAe f. SeTAe mG II THIcKeNeD BASALLY, WITH FILIFORM APeX. LeNGTH OF SOLeNIDIA: ω 1 I 12–14, ω 1 II 12– 14, φ I 70 –71, φ II 60 –62, φ III 27–30, φ IV 18–20 ( FIG. 12A–D View FIGURE 12 ).

ANA

Orange County Department of Agriculture

MGAB

Muzeul de Istorie Naturala "Grigore Antipa"

NOT

Nottingham City Natural History Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Proctophyllodidae

Genus

Proterothrix

Loc

Proterothrix paradisiaca ( Trouessart, 1885 )

Constantinescu, Ioana Cristina, Chișamera, Gabriel Bogdan & Adam, Costică 2018
2018
Loc

Proctophyllodes (Pterodectes) paradisiacus

Trouessart 1885 : 80
Loc

Pterodectes paradisiacus

Canestrini and Kramer 1899 : 125
Loc

Proterothrix paradisiaca, Park and Atyeo 1971 : 69

Park and Atyeo 1971 : 69