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  Subfamily Mideopsinae

Genus Mideopsis

    Species M. americana
    Species M. borealis
    Species M. crassipes
    Species M. fibrosa
    Species M. lamellipalpis
    Species M. marshallae
    Species M. orbicularis
    Species M. rosea

Taxon Information

The Genus Mideopsis 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

  • Mideopsis, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Mideopsis, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Mideopsis, "About 7 species... in [North America]. Distr.: N.A., S.A., Eu., Af., As., W.I." (Newell, 1959).
  • Mideopsis (Xystonotus), (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.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • Newell, I.M. 1959. Acari. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1080-1116.

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