Rotundabaloghia rwandae Hirschmann

Kontschán, Jenõ, 2008, Four new species of Rotundabaloghia Hirschmann, 1975 from East Africa (Acari: Uropodidae), Zootaxa 1853, pp. 18-30: 20-21

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5616957

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F56487DF-9D41-FFE6-60DF-FF544F01FE97

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scientific name

Rotundabaloghia rwandae Hirschmann
status

 

Rotundabaloghia rwandae Hirschmann  

( Figs 1–3 View FIGURES 1 – 3 )

Rotundabaloghia rwandae Hirschmann, 1984: 25   .

Material examined. One female, Uganda, Kabana Gap, Ichuya Forest Reserve, secondary mountain forest, Redescription. Female. Length of idiosoma 450 µm, width 380 µm (n= 1). Shape circular, posterior margin rounded.

Dorsal idiosoma ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 3 ). Marginal and dorsal shields fused anteriorly. Surface of dorsal shield with alveolar ornamentation. All dorsal shield setae distally pennate ( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 3 ).

Ve n t r a l idiosoma ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 3 ). Tritosternum with narrow base, laciniae with one long central branch and several narrow lateral branches. Sternal shield without ornamentation, sternal shield setae short, smooth and needle like. Genital shield scutiform, with alveolar ornamentation, anterior margin with finger-like process. Posterior ventral shield with alveolar ornamentation. Ventral seta V 2 shorter than other ventral setae, needlelike; V 6 long, smooth and needle-like; V 7 and V 8 as long as V 6, but distally pennate; V 8 situated near the metapodal line; V 4 as long as V 2. Stigmata situated 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 basally serrated margins; h 3 smooth, setiform, as long as h 2; h 4 shorter than h 3, setiform, marginally serrated. Apical margin of labrum serrated. Basal part of epistome with three pairs of spines, apical part with two short branches which bear short hairs. Chelicerae not clearly visible. Palps with smooth simple setae, except two ventral setae on trochanter finely denticulate.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Uropodidae

Genus

Rotundabaloghia

Loc

Rotundabaloghia rwandae Hirschmann

Kontschán, Jenõ 2008
2008
Loc

Rotundabaloghia rwandae

Hirschmann 1984: 25
1984