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  Order Sarcoptiformes

Suborder Oribatida

    infraorder Desmonomata -- midwestern North America.
    infraorder Enarthronota -- midwestern North America.
    infraorder Mixonomata -- midwestern North America.
    infraorder Palaeosomata
    infraorder Parhyposomata

Taxon Information

The Suborder Oribatida 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

  • Oribatida, (Lindquist et al., 2009).
  • Oribatei, [North America] (Newell, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Subías, L.S. 2012. Listado sistemático y biogeográfico de los ácaros oribátidos (Acariformes: Oribatida) del mundo. [Available online]
  • Schatz, H., V.M. Behan-Pelletier, B.M. O'Connor & R.A. Norton. 2011. Suborder Oribatida van der Hammen, 1968. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 141-148. [Available online]
  • 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.
  • Schatz, H. & V. Behan-Pelletier. 2008. Global diversity of oribatids (Oribatida: Acari: Arachnida). Hydrobiologia 595: 323-328. [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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