Rotundabaloghia ukoguruensis Hirschmann

Kontschán, Jenõ, 2008, Four new species of Rotundabaloghia Hirschmann, 1975 from East Africa (Acari: Uropodidae), Zootaxa 1853, pp. 18-30: 21-22

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.183457

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5616961

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scientific name

Rotundabaloghia ukoguruensis Hirschmann
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Rotundabaloghia ukoguruensis Hirschmann  

( Figs 4–7 View FIGURES 4 – 7 )

Rotundabaloghia ukoguruensis Hirschmann, 1992 a: 39   .

Material examined. Two males, Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Rotian Glade at the outer ENE side of Ngorongoro Crater, 2100 m a.s.l., 30 December 1988, T. Pócs & S. Chuwa coll.

Redescription. Male. Length of idiosoma 410 µm, width 370 µm (n= 2). Shape circular, posterior margin rounded.

Dorsal idiosoma ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 4 – 7 ). Marginal and dorsal shields fused anteriorly. Surface of dorsal shield with alveolar ornamentation. Setae j 1 distally pennate ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 4 – 7 ). Other dorsal setae needle-like, with short pilosity on apical margin ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 4 – 7 ).

Ve n t r a l idiosoma ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 4 – 7 ). Tritosternum with narrow basis, the apical part of base bear two spines. Laciniae with one long central branch and with several lateral spines. Sternal and ventral shields with alveolar ornamentation. Sternal setae short, smooth and needle-like. Genital shield circular, located between coxae IV. Ventral setae V 2 shorter than other ventral setae and needle-like; V 6 long, smooth and needle-like; V 7 and V 8 as long as V 6, but with short apical pilosity; V 6, V 7 and V 8 situated near the metapodal line; V 4 as long as V 2. Stigmata located between coxae II and III. Peritreme hook-shaped.

Gnathosoma   . Internal malae long and smooth. Hypostomal setae h 1 long, smooth, setiform; h 2 short, setiform, with serrated basal margins; h 3 and h 4 not clearly visible (covered by coxae I). Basal part of epistome not clearly visible (covered by coxae I), apical part with two short branches, which bear short hairs. Chelicerae not clearly visible. Apical part of palp with simple smooth setae, the basal part not clearly visible (covered by coxae I).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Uropodidae

Genus

Rotundabaloghia

Loc

Rotundabaloghia ukoguruensis Hirschmann

Kontschán, Jenõ 2008
2008
Loc

Rotundabaloghia ukoguruensis

Hirschmann 1992: 39
1992