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  Superfamily Halacaroidea

Family Halacaridae

    Subfamily Copidognathinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Halacarinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Limnohalacarinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Porohalacarinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Porolohmannellinae -- North America.
    Subfamily Ropohalacarinae -- North America.
    Genus Stygohalacarus -- North America.
    Subfamily Acarochelopodinae
    Subfamily Actacarinae
    Subfamily Anomalohalacarinae
    Subfamily Astacopsiphaginae
    Subfamily Australacarinae
    Subfamily Enterohalacarinae
    Subfamily Halixodinae
    Subfamily Lohmannellinae
    Subfamily Mictognathinae
    Genus Peregrinacarus
    Subfamily Rhombognathinae
    Subfamily Simognathinae
    Subfamily Spongihalacarinae

Taxon Information

The Family Halacaridae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Halacaridae, [North America] (Newell, 1959).

Bibliography

  • Bartsch, I. 2011. North American freshwater Halacaridae (Acari): Literature survey and new records. International Journal of Acarology 37(6): 490-510.
  • Bartsch, I. 2008. Global diversity of halacarid mites (Halacaridae: Acari: Arachnida) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 317-322. [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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