Torrenticola nanshihensis

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Pešić V, Semenchenko K, Chatterjee T, Yam R, Chan B (2011) New records of water mites of the family Torrenticolidae (Acari, Hydrachnidia) with descriptions of two new species from Nanshih River system in Taiwan and redescription of Torrenticola ussuriensis (Sokolow, 1940) from the Russian Far East. ZooKeys 116 : 1–14, doi. Versioned wiki page: 2011-07-07, version 12544, https://species-id.net/w/index.php?title=Torrenticola_nanshihensis&oldid=12544 , contributors (alphabetical order): Pensoft Publishers.

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@article{Pešić2011ZooKeys116,
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journal = {ZooKeys},
publisher = {Pensoft Publishers},
title = {New records of water mites of the family Torrenticolidae (Acari, Hydrachnidia) with descriptions of two new species from Nanshih River system in Taiwan and redescription of Torrenticola ussuriensis (Sokolow, 1940) from the Russian Far East},
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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Trombidiformes
Familia: Torrenticolidae
Genus: Torrenticola

Name

Torrenticola nanshihensis Pešić & Semenchenko & Chatterjee & Yam & Chan, 2011 sp. n.Wikispecies linkZooBank linkPensoft Profile

Type material

Holotype male (NMNS-6600-001), dissected and slide mounted, Taiwan, Xindian River, 24°56'19.41"N, 121°31'38.38"E , 26.viii.2009.

Diagnosis

Frontal platelets broad (L/W ratio about 1.5); medial suture line Cx-2+3 relatively short; Cx-4 with a prominent suture line of starting at right angle from genital field, laterally curved anteriorly; capitulum deep with a short rostrum; palp robust and compact, P-2 shorter than P-4.

Description

Male. Idiosoma (ventral view: Fig. 6B) L 700, W 587; dorsal shield (Fig. 6A) L 641, W 481, L/W ratio 1.33; dorsal plate L 578; frontal plate L 123–125, W 81–84, L/W ratio 1.49–1.52; shoulder plate L 184, W 83, L/W ratio 2.2; L shoulder/frontal plate ratio 1.47; gnathosomal bay L 109, Cx-1 total L 253, Cx-1 medial L 142, Cx-2+3 medial 94; ratio Cx-1 L/Cx-2+3 medial L 2.7; Cx-1 medial L/Cx-2+3 medial L 1.5; genital field L/W 159/123, L/W ratio 1.3, ejaculatory complex conventional in shape, L 256; distance genital field–excretory pore 141, genital field–caudal idiosoma margin 194; capitulum (Fig. 6C) ventral L 269; chelicera total L 290; palp (Figs 6D–E) total L 303, L: P-1 34, P-2 89, P-3 62, P-4 93, P-5 25; L P-2/P-4 ratio 0.96; P-4 with well developed ventral tubercles.

Etymology

The species is named after Nanshih River system where it was collected.

Remarks

Due to the deep capitulum with a short rostrum, a prominent suture line of Cx-4 starting at right angle from genital field, a relatively short medial suture line of Cx-2+3 and the similar shape of the palp with robust and compact segments, P-2 shorter than P-4, and P-4 with well developed ventral tubercles, the new species resembles Torrenticola brevirostris (Halbert, 1911). Torrenticola nanshihensis sp. n., can be easily distinguished from the latter species in having broad frontal platelets (L/W ratio about 1.5).

Disribution

Taiwan; known only from the locus typicus.

Original Description

  • Pešić, V; Semenchenko, K; Chatterjee, T; Yam, R; Chan, B; 2011: New records of water mites of the family Torrenticolidae (Acari, Hydrachnidia) with descriptions of two new species from Nanshih River system in Taiwan and redescription of Torrenticola ussuriensis (Sokolow, 1940) from the Russian Far East ZooKeys, 116: 1-14. doi

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