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Table 1 Comparison of some characters of the Neomicrodispus gen. nov. with five genera

From: A new genus and species of the family Microdispidae (Acari: Prostigmata) associated with Oryctes nasicornis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and redescription of the monotypic genus Vietodispus Mahunka, 1975

  Microdispus Paramicrodispus Premicrodispus Punicodoxa Vietodispus Neomicrodispusgen. nov.
Setae 4a + + ± +
Stigma Elongate Elongate Elongate (the length 4 times longer than the width) Elongate Small and rounded Elongate
Cupuli Rounded Rounded Rhombic ? Rounded Rounded
Posterior margin of the posterior sternal plate Entire Entire Tripartite Entire Tripartite Entire
Ps setae 3 pairs 3 pairs (ps 2 vestigial) 2 pairs, rarely 3 pairs 2 pairs 3 pairs 3 pairs
Number of setae on tibiotarsus І 13 14 15 ? 15 14
Number of solenidia on tibiotarsus І 3 3 3 to 4 3 3 3
Number of setae on tibia IV 4 4 4 4 4 3