Rotundabaloghia

Kontschán, Jenõ, 2008, Four new species of Rotundabaloghia Hirschmann, 1975 from East Africa (Acari: Uropodidae), Zootaxa 1853, pp. 18-30: 28-29

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5616971

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F56487DF-9D49-FFEE-60DF-F98649BAF9C4

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scientific name

Rotundabaloghia
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Key to the East African species of Rotundabaloghia  

1. Ventral shield with strongly sclerotised transverse depression ....... R   . magnafoveolata Hirschmann, 1992 a

- Ventral shield without strongly sclerotised transverse depression............................................................... 2

2. Ventral shield with ornamentation ............................................................................................................... 3

- Ventral shield without ornamentation........................................................................................................ 10

3. Genital shield of female with anterior process ............................................................................................ 4

- Genital shield of female without anterior process ....................................................................................... 5

4. Sternal setae St 2 and St 3 equal in length to St 1 ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 3 ) ............................... R   . rwandae Hirschmann, 1984

- Sternal setae St 2 and St 3 twice as long as St 1 ( Fig. 26 View FIGURES 24 – 29 ) .......................................... R   . bukavuensis sp. nov.

5. V 7 and V 8 setae smooth and pointed .......................................................................................................... 6

- V 7 and V 8 setae modified, distally pilose or subdivided ............................................................................ 7

6. V 6 shorter than V 7 and V 8, pattern of genital shield of female maculate .... R   . spatulata Kontschán, 2004

- V 6 as long as V 7 and V 8, pattern of genital shield of female alveolar ..... R   . lupangae Hirschmann, 1992 a

7. V 6 setae with short pilosity ................................................................. R   . uluguruensis Hirschmann, 1992 a

- V 6 setae smooth........................................................................................................................................... 8

8. V 7 trifurcate, V 8 star-like ( Fig. 21 View FIGURES 19 – 23 ) .............................................................................. R   . erinacea sp. nov.

- V 7 and V 8 setae distally pilose ................................................................................................................... 9

9. Ventral shield with ornamentation near anal platelets; genital shield of female with alveolar ornamentation over whole surface .............................................................................. R   . ukoguruensis Hirschmann, 1992 a

- Ventral shield without ornamentation near anal platelets; central region of genital shield of female without ornamentation ............................................................................................ R   . dodomae Hirschmann, 1992 a

10. Sternal shield of male and genital shield of female ornamented ............................................................... 11

- Sternal shield of male and genital shield of female without ornamentation (e.g. Fig. 10 View FIGURES 8 – 13 )........................ 17

11. Genital shield of female with small alveolar ornamentation ..................................................................... 12

- Genital shield of female with large alveolar ornamentation on................................................................. 14

12. Genital shield of female scutiform............................................................................................................. 13

- Genital shield of female linguliform ....................................................... R   . nguruensis Hirschmann, 1992 a

13. Setae V 6, V 7, V 8 long; V 6 long enough to reach past base of V 8, V 7 projecting well beyond margin of idiosoma ........................................................................................................... R   . pocsi Hirschmann, 1992 a

- Setae V 6, V 7, V 8 short; V 6 not reaching V 8, V 7 not reaching margin of idiosoma .................................... .................................................................................................................. R   . tanzaniae Hirschmann, 1992 a

14. Genital shield of female with small anterior process .......................................... R   . kikuyu Kontschán, 2004

- Genital shield of female without anterior process ..................................................................................... 15

15. V 6 setae inserted near V 2 ......................................................................... R   . meruensis Hirschmann, 1992 a

- V 6 setae well separated from V 2 ............................................................................................................... 16

16. Distance between V 6 and V 2 equal to distance between V 6 and V 7 ...... R   . heterochaeta Kontschán, 2004

- Distance between V 6 and V 2 shorter than distance between V 6 and V 7 ... R   . africana Hirschmann, 1992 a

17. All ventral setae smooth ............................................................................................................................ 18

- Ventral setae V 6 and V 7 with short pilosity ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 8 – 13 ) ................................................. R   . splendida sp. nov.

18. Apical part of genital shield as wide as basal part ............................................ R   . feherdii Kontschán, 2004

- Apical part of genital shield narrower than basal part (e.g. Fig. 15 View FIGURES 14 – 18 ) ......................................................... 19

19. Distance between V 6 and V 8 equal to distance between V 7 and V 8 ........................................................ 20

- Distance between V 6 and V 8 shorter than distance between V 7 and V 8 .. R. kimbozae Hirschmann, 1992   a

20. V 6 as long as V 7 and V 8 ............................................................................ R   . lindqvisti Hirschmann, 1992 a

- V 6 shorter than V 7 and V 8 ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 14 – 18 ) ................................................................. R   . lindqvistiformis sp. nov.