Albia

Albia sp., from Water Mites of North America.
Belongs within: Aturidae.

Albia is a cosmopolitan genus of aturid water mites with the dorsal shield composed of a single plate but without projections covering the openings of legs IV.

<==Albia Thor 1899 RFF05
|  i. s.: A. australica Cook 1986 H98
|         A. brokenensis Smit 1992 H98
|         A. lundbladi Cook 1986 H98
|         A. neogaea WL09
|         A. rectifrons Viets 1935 H98
|–A. (Anchistalbia Cook 1974) RFF05
|    `–A. (A.) nobilis Lundblad 1936 RFF05
`–A. (Dentalbia Cook 1967) S86
|–A. (D.) dentipalpis Cook 1967 S86
`–A. (D.) phreatica Cook 1967 S86

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[H98] Halliday, R. B. 1998. Mites of Australia: A checklist and bibliography. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

[RFF05] Rosso de Ferradás, B. & H. R. Fernández. 2005. Elenco y biogeografía de los ácaros acuáticos (Acari, Parasitengona, Hydrachnidia) de Sudamérica. Graellsia 61 (2): 181–224.

[S86] Schwoerbel, J. 1986. Acari: “Hydrachnellae”. In: Botosaneanu, L. (ed.) Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) pp. 652–696. E. J. Brill/Dr W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[WL09] Walter, D. E., E. E. Lindquist, I. M. Smith, D. R. Cook & G. W. Krantz. 2009. Order Trombidiformes. In: Krantz, G. W., & D. E. Walter (eds) A Manual of Acarology 3rd ed. pp. 233–420. Texas Tech University Press.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *