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  Subfamily Sperchontinae

Genus Sperchon

    Species S. parmatus -- North America.
    Species S. avimontis
    Species S. brevirostris
    Species S. crassipalpis
    Species S. decorellus
    Species S. glandulosus
    Species S. jasperensis
    Species S. longirostris
    Species S. mitchelli
    Species S. parvus
    Species S. plumifer
    Species S. squamosus
    Species S. tenuipalpis
    Species S. triscutatus
    Species S. undulopusillus

Taxon Information

The Genus Sperchon 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

  • Sperchon, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Sperchon, "Five species recorded from [North America]. Distr.: N.A., S.A., Eu., Af., As., Aus., E.I." (Newell, 1959).
  • Sperchon (Hispidosperchon), (Newell, 1959).
  • Sperchon (Mixosperchon), (Newell, 1959).
  • Sperchon (Scutosperchon), (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.
  • Newell, I.M. 1959. Acari. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1080-1116.

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