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  Superfamily Arrenuroidea

Family Mideopsidae (+ Nudomideopsidae)

    Subfamily Mideopsinae -- midwestern North America.
    Subfamily Guineaxonopsinae
    Subfamily Mideopsellinae
    Subfamily Phreatomideopsinae

Taxon Information

The Family Mideopsidae 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

  • Mideopsidae, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Nudomideopsidae, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Mideopsidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 8 genera worldwide] (Di Sabatino et al., 2008).
  • Nudomideopsidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Australasian; 3 genera worldwide] (Di Sabatino et al., 2008).
  • Mideopsidae, [North America] (Newell, 1959).


  • 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.
  • 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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