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  Subcohort Hydrachnidiae

Superfamily Lebertioidea

    Family Lebertiidae -- midwestern North America.
    Family Oxidae -- midwestern North America.
    Family Anisitsiellidae -- North America.
    Family Rutripalpidae -- North America.
    Family Teutoniidae -- North America.
    Family Torrenticolidae -- North America.
    Family Acucapitidae
    Family Stygotoniidae

Taxon Information

The Superfamily Lebertioidea 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

  • Lebertioidea, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Lebertioidea, (Lindquist et al., 2009).
  • Lebertioidea, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 1,015 species worldwide] (Di Sabatino et al., 2008).
  • Lebertiae [sic], (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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