CSIRO Publishing blank image blank image blank image blank imageBooksblank image blank image blank image blank imageJournalsblank image blank image blank image blank imageAbout Usblank image blank image blank image blank imageShopping Cartblank image blank image blank image You are here: Journals > Invertebrate Systematics   
Invertebrate Systematics
Journal Banner
  Systematics, Phylogeny and Biogeography
 
blank image Search
 
blank image blank image
blank image
 
  Advanced Search
   

Journal Home
About the Journal
Editorial Board
Contacts
Content
Current Issue
Just Accepted
All Issues
Special Issues
Virtual Issues
Sample Issue
For Authors
General Information
Notice to Authors
Submit Article
Open Access
For Referees
Referee Guidelines
Review an Article
Annual Referee Index
For Subscribers
Subscription Prices
Customer Service
Print Publication Dates

blue arrow e-Alerts
blank image
Subscribe to our Email Alert or RSS feeds for the latest journal papers.

red arrow Connect with us
blank image
facebook twitter youtube

red arrow Supplementary Series
blank image
All volumes of the Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series are online.

 

Article << Previous     |     Next >>   Contents Vol 27(3)

Phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis of the genus Caribeacarus (Acari : Opilioacarida), with description of a new South American species

Leopoldo Ferreira de Oliveira Bernardi A F , Fernando Augusto Barbosa Silva B , Mauricio Sergio Zacarias C , Hans Klompen D and Rodrigo Lopes Ferreira E

A Pós-Graduação, Ecologia Aplicada, Bolsista CAPES, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Campus Universitário, Zip Code 37200-000, PO BOX 3037, Lavras, MG, Brazil.
B Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Pará, Campus Universitário, Belém, PA, Brazil.
C Embrapa Café/EPAMIG, Lavras, MG, Brazil.
D Museum of Biological Diversity, Ohio State University, 1315 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH 43212-1192, USA.
E Laboratório de Ecologia Subterrânea, Setor de Zoologia/Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Campus Universitário, Lavras, MG, Brazil.
F Corresponding author. Email: leopoldobernardi@yahoo.com.br

Invertebrate Systematics 27(3) 294-306 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/IS12041
Submitted: 25 March 2012  Accepted: 4 February 2013   Published: 25 June 2013


 
PDF (2 MB) $40
 Export Citation
 Print
  
Abstract

The mite order Opilioacarida is widely distributed in the tropical and sub-tropical zones of the world, where it is rare and poorly known. On the American continent only two genera, 14 species and one subspecies are known. This work aimed to describe a new species of Caribeacarus from the state of Pará, in the eastern part of the Brazilian Amazon. A phylogenetic analysis of the species in this genus is also presented, and interpreted along with the historical biogeography of this genus in Central and South America. A key to the species of Caribeacarus is provided.

Additional keywords: Amazon, Biogeography, Brazil, Opilioacaridae, Parasitiformes.


References

Croizat, L. (1958). ‘Panbiogeography.’ Published by the author: Caracas, Venezuela.

Goloboff, P. A. (1993). ‘Nona ver. 2.0.’ Software y documentación.

Grandjean, F. (1936). Un acarien synthétique: Opilioacarus segmentatus With. Bulletin de la Société d’Histoire Naturelle de l’Afrique du Nord 27, 413–444.

Hoorn, C., Wesselingh, F. P., ter Steege, H., Bermudez, M. A., Mora, A., Sevink, J., Sanmartín, I., Sanchez-Meseguer, A., Anderson, C. L., Figueiredo, J. P., Jaramillo, C., Riff, D., Negri, F. R., Hooghiemstra, H., Lundberg, J., Stadler, T., Särkinen, T., and Antonelli, A. (2010). Amazonia through time: Andean uplift, climate change, landscape evolution, and biodiversity. Science 330, 927–931.
CrossRef | CAS | PubMed |

Iturralde-Vinent, M. A. (2004/2005). La Paleogeografía del Caribe y sus implicaciones para la biogeografía histórica. Revista del Jardin Botânico Nacional 25/26, 49–76.

Iturralde-Vinent, M. A., and MacPhee, R. D. E. (1999). Paleogeography of the Caribbean region: implications for cenozoic biogeography. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 238, 1–95.

Lindenmayer, Z. G., Laux, J. H., and Teixeira, J. B. G. (2001). Considerações sobre a origem das formações ferríferas da Formação Carajás, Serra dos Carajás. Revista Brasileira de Geociencias 31, 21–28.

Naudo, M. H. (1963). Acariens Notostigmata de l’Angola. Publicações Culturais da Companhia de Diamante de Angola 63, 13–24.

Nixon, K. C. (2002). ‘WinClada ver. 1.00.08.’ Published by the author: Ithaca, NY.

Pindell, J. L. (1994). Evolution of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. In: ‘Caribbean Geology, an Introduction’. (Eds S. K. Dovan and T. A. Jackson.) pp. 13–39. (The University of the West Indies Publishers’ Association: Jamaica.)

Van der Hammen, L. (1969). Studies on Opilioacarida (Arachinida) III. Opilioacarus platensis Silvestri, and Adenacarus arabicus (With). Zoologische Mededeelingen 44, 113–131.

Van der Hammen, L. (1976). ‘Glossaire de la Terminologie Acarologique (Glossary of Acarological Terminology). Volume II Opilioacarida.’ (Junk: The Hague, Netherlands.) 144 pp.

Vázquez, M. M., and Klompen, H. (2002). The family Opilioacaridae (Acari: Parasitiformes) in North and Central America, with description of four new species. Acarologia 42, 299–322.

Vázquez, M. M., and Klompen, H. (2009). New species of New World Opilioacaridae (Acari: Parasitiformes) with the description of a new genus from the Caribbean region. Zootaxa 2061, 23–44.

Vázquez, M. M., and Klompen, H. (2010). The genus Salfacarus (Acari: Opilioacarida) in Madagascar. Zootaxa 2482, 1–21.

Walter, D. E., and Harvey, M. S. (2009). Order Opilioacarida. In: ‘A Manual of Acarology, 3rd edn’. (Eds G. W. Krantz and D. E. Walter.) pp. 105–106. (Texas Tech University Press: Lubbock, TX.)

Walter, D. E., and Krantz, G. W. (2009). Collecting, rearing, and preparing specimens. In: ‘A Manual of Acarology, 3rd edn’. (Eds G. W. Krantz and D. E. Walter.) pp. 83–95. (Texas Tech Univeristy Press: Lubbock, TX.)


   
Subscriber Login
Username:
Password:  

 
    
Legal & Privacy | Contact Us | Help

CSIRO

© CSIRO 1996-2014