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  Superfamily Lebertioidea

Family Anisitsiellidae (+ Anisitsiellinae)

    Genus Bandakia -- North America.
    Genus Bandakiopsis -- North America.
    Genus Cookacarus -- North America.
    Genus Mamersella -- North America.
    Genus Mamersellides -- North America.
    Genus Oregonacarus -- North America.
    Genus Utaxatax -- North America.
    Genus Anisitsidartia
    Genus Anisitsiella
    Genus Anisitsiellides
    Genus Bharatonia
    Genus Bitabulata
    Genus Gilatonia
    Genus Hydrobaumia
    Genus Limnolegeria
    Genus Mahemamersides
    Genus Mamersides
    Genus Mamersopsides
    Genus Mamersopsis
    Genus Manotonia
    Genus Navamamersides
    Genus Nilgiriopsis
    Genus Nilotonia
    Genus Platymamersopsis
    Genus Psammotorrenticola
    Genus Ranautonia
    Genus Rubicundula
    Genus Rutacarus
    Genus Sigthoria
    Genus Sigthoriella
    Genus Sotropalpus
    Genus Stygomamersopsis
    Genus Zelandatonia

Taxon Information

The Family Anisitsiellidae 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

  • Anisitsiellidae, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Anisitsiellinae, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Anisitsiellidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian; 33 genera worldwide] (Di Sabatino et al., 2008).
  • Anistisiellidae [sic], (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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