Melicharidae

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Dermanyssina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordo: Parasitiformes
Ordo: Mesostigmata
Subordo: Dermanyssina
Superfamilia: Ascoidea

Familia: Melicharidae
Genera: Hispiniphis – Makarovaia – Orthadenella – Rhinoseius – Spadiseius – Tropicoseius – Xanthippe
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ReferencesEdit

  • Lindquist, E.E.; Moraza, M.L. 2008: A new genus of flower-dwelling melicharid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascoidea) phoretic on bats and insects in Costa Rica and Brazil. Zootaxa, 1685: 1–37. Abstract & excerpt
  • Moraza, M.L.; Lindquist, E.E. 2011: A new genus of fungus-inhabiting blattisociid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseioidea) from Middle America, with a key to genera and subgenera of the subfamily Blattisociinae. Zootaxa, 2758: 1–25. Preview
  • Moraza, M.L. & Lindquist, E.E. 2015: Systematics and biology of mites associated with neotropical hispine beetles in unfurled leaves of Heliconia, with descriptions of two new genera of the family Melicharidae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Gamasina: Ascoidea). Zootaxa 3931(3): 301–351. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3931.3.1. Reference page