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  Subcohort Hydrachnidiae

Superfamily Hydryphantoidea

    Family Hydryphantidae -- midwestern North America.
    Family Hydrodromidae -- North America.
    Family Rhynchohydracaridae -- North America.
    Family Thermacaridae -- North America.
    Family Ctenothyadidae
    Family Teratothyadidae
    Family Zelandothyadidae
    Family Eupatrellidae
    Family Malgasacaridae

Taxon Information

The Superfamily Hydryphantoidea 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

  • Hydryphantoidea, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Hydryphantoidea, (Lindquist et al., 2009).
  • Hydryphantoidea, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 410 species worldwide] (Di Sabatino et al., 2008).
  • Hydryphantae [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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