Micromegistus

Micromegistus sp.

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Parantennuloidea 

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: Trigynaspida
Subordo: Antennophorina
Superfamilia: Parantennuloidea

Familia: Parantennulidae
Genus: Micromegistus
Species (3): M. bakeri – M. gourlayi – M. viduus

[source: Kim & Castagnoli (2010)]

NameEdit

Micromegistus Trägårdh, 1948

ReferencesEdit

  • Kim, C.-M.; Castagnoli, M. 2010: Parantennulidae: what’s in the family? (Acari: Mesostigmata: Trigynaspida). International journal of acarology, 36(5): 409–412. DOI: 10.1080/01647954.2010.488250
  • Kontschán, J.; Seeman, O. 2011: Afrophilodana africana n. gen, n. sp. (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Kenya: the second species of the family Philodanidae. Zootaxa, 2753: 42–52. Preview
  • Sirvid, P.J. et al. 2010: [Chapter] SIX Phylum ARTHROPODA CHELICERATA horseshoe crabs, arachnids, sea spiders. Pp. 50-89 in Gordon, D.P. (ed.): New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 2. Kingdom Animalia. Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, ichnofossils. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. ISBN 978-1-87725793-3
  • Trägårdh, I. 1948: Description of Micromegistus, a new genus of Paramegistidae, with notes on Neomegistus, Paramegistus, and Echinomegistus (Acarina). Entomologisk tidskrift, 69: 127–131.
  • Womersley, H. 1958: Some new or little known Mesostigmata (Acarina) from Australia, New Zealand and Malaya. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 81: 115–130. PDF BUGZ

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