Dolichodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971

Hernandes, Fábio A. & Valim, Michel P., 2006, Two new species of the feather mite subfamily Pterodectinae (Acari: Astigmata: Proctophyllodidae) from Brazil, Zootaxa 1235 (1), pp. 49-61 : 59-60

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1235.1.2

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A607F9E8-F16D-4C5C-BAC9-F7930C8752E0

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5067098

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/DC45879E-FFF0-0A36-0077-9FEFFA99FA72

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scientific name

Dolichodectes Park & Atyeo
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Key to species of the genus Dolichodectes Park & Atyeo

(Males and females)

1. Aedeagus extending beyond the level of anal discs...................................................... 2

­ Aedeagus shorter, not extending beyond the level of anal discs................................... 3

2. Aedeagus reaches the level of bases of seta h3. (Females unknown) ............................. .................................................................................... D. allocaulus (Gaud & Mouchet)

­ Aedeagus only reaches the level of anterior end of terminal cleft; females with dilation on primary duct near the head of spermatheca ........ D. glyphonotus (Gaud & Mouchet)

3. Males with coxal fields II open; in females, setae h3 long, at least half the length of terminal appendages...................................................................................................... 4

­ Males with coxal fields II closed; in females setae h3 short, not reaching 1/4 the length of terminal appendages.................................................................................................. 5

4. Epimerites I fused as a narrow U, and setae ps2 slightly extending beyond lobar apices in males; no dilatation on primary duct of spermatheca in females................................ ........................................................................ D. neotropicus Hernandes & Valim sp.n.

­ Epimerites I fused as a Y, and setae ps2 extending to midlevel of terminal cleft in males; females with dilation on primary duct near the head of spermatheca ................. .................................................................................. D. diplocercus (Gaud & Mouchet)

5. In males, lobar apices bluntly rounded, setae ps2 extending beyond lobar apices; in females, anterior hysteronotal shield and lobar shield separated by narrow band of soft tegument ............................................................... D. platynocercus (Gaud & Mouchet)

­ In males, lobar apices acute, setae ps2 not extending beyond lobar apices; in females, anterior hysteronotal shield and lobar shield not split .................................................. 6

6. Prodorsal and hysteronotal shields separated by large area of striated tegument (distance between these shields in males about 35 µm, in females about 70 µm). In males, aedeagus reaches the mid level of adanal discs; hysteronotal shield with transverse striae. In females, anterior margin of hysteronotal shield concave, prodorsal shield without lacunae ........................................................................ D. edwarsi (Trouessart)

­ Prodorsal and hysteronotal shields separated by a thin band of soft tegument (distance between these shields about 10 µm in males and females). In males, aedeagus does not reach the level of anal discs, hysteronotal shield with numerous small lacunae. In females anterior margin of hysteronotal shield slightly convex, prodorsal shield with small lacunae in anterior part ................................ D. myrmecocichlae Mironov & Fain