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  Superfamily Stygothrombioidea

Family Stygothrombidiidae (+ Stygothrombiidae)

    Genus Stygothrombium -- North America.
    Genus Cerberothrombium
    Genus Charonothrombium
    Genus Hydrothrombium
    Genus Victathrombium

Taxon Information

The Family Stygothrombidiidae 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

  • Stygothrombidiidae, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Stygothrombiidae, [Palearctic, Nearctic; 1 genus worldwide] (Di Sabatino et al., 2008).


  • 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]

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