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  Subcohort Hydrachnidiae

Superfamily Hydrachnoidea

    Family Hydrachnidae -- midwestern North America.

Taxon Information

The Superfamily Hydrachnoidea has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from midwestern states of North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Hydrachnoidea, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Hydrachnoidea, (Lindquist et al., 2009).
  • Hydrachnoidea, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 171 species worldwide] (Di Sabatino et al., 2008).
  • Hydrachnae [sic], [North America] (Newell, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Smith, I.M., D.R. Cook & B.P. Smith. 2010. Water mites (Hydrachnidiae) and other arachnids. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 485-586.
  • Lindquist, E.E., G.W. Krantz & D.E. Walter. 2009. Classification. [in] G.W. Krantz & D.E. Walter(eds.). A Manual of Acarology, 3rd Edition. Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock: 97-103.
  • Di Sabatino, A., H. Smit, R. Gerecke, T. Goldschmidt, N. Matsumoto & B. Cicolani. 2008. Global diversity of water mites (Acari, Hydrachnidia; Arachnida) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 303-315. [Available online]
  • Newell, I.M. 1959. Acari. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1080-1116.

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