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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.3 no.6 Curitiba  1986

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751986000200001 

A revision of the Plateremaeidae (Acari: Oribatei)

 

 

Adilson D. Paschoal

Departamento de Zoologia, Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, Universidade de São Paulo, Piracicaba, SP

 

 


ABSTRACT

The family Plateremaeidae is revised, and includes the following taxa: Plateremaeus Berlese, with the only species P. ornatissimus (Berlese), from Brazil; Allodamaeus Banks, with the species ewingi (Banks), from the USA, coralgablensis, sp. n. (type-locality: USA, Flórida, Coral Gables), and ornatos Balogh & Csiszár, from Argentina; Lophoremaeus, gen. n., with two species: mirabilis Csiszár, from Bulgaria, the type-species, and laminipes (Berlese), n. comb., from Italy; Paralopheremaeus, gen. n., with the species legendrei (Balogh), n. comb., from Madagascar; Calipteremaeus, gen. n., with the species yaginumai (Aoki), n. comb., from Japan; the following species are considered incertae sedis: Plateremaeus carinulatus (Berlese), from Brasil, P. complanatus (Berlese), from Chile, P. rotundatus Berlese, from Japan, and P. tunicatus ( Balogh, from Zaire.


RESUMO

A família Plateremaeidae é revista, e inclui os seguintes táxons: Plateremaeus Berlese, com a única espécie P. ornatissimus (Berlese), do Brazil; Allodamaeus Banks, com as espécies ewingi (Banks), dos Estados Unidos, coralgablensis, sp. n. (localidade-tipo: Estados Unidos, Flórida, Coral Gables) e ornatos Balogh & Csziszár, da Argentina; Lophoremaeus, gen. n., com duas espécies: mirabilis Csiszár, da Bulgária, espécie-tipo, e laminipes (Berlese), n. comb., da Itália; Paralopheremaeus, gen. n., com a espécie legendrei (Balogh), n. comb., de Madagascar; Calipteremaeus. gen. n., com a espécie yaginumai (Aoki), n. comb., do Japão; as seguintes espécies são consideradas incertae sedis: Plateremaeus carinulatus (Berlese), do Brasil, P. complanatus (Berlese), do Chile, P. rotundatus Berlese, do Japão, e P. tunicatus (Balogh), do Zaire.


 

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