Crotoniidae

Belongs within: Holonota.Contains: Camisia, Crotoniinae. Heminothrus is a genus of oribatid mites in which the posterior margin of the notogaster bears distinct seta-carrying protuberances. The camisiids: cryptic inhabitants of soil and wood Published 15 July 2019 The animal in the above pictures is a typical representative of the Camisiidae, a widely distributed family of oribatid… Continue reading Crotoniidae

Crotoniinae

Belongs within: Crotoniidae. Crotonia is a mostly Southern Hemisphere genus of relatively large mites found arboreally and among leaf litter. Colloff (1990) referred to six species groups within the genus of which the C. caudalis, C. nukuhivae and C. unguifera groups are restricted to New Zealand and islands of the Pacific whereas the other groups… Continue reading Crotoniinae

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Camisia

Belongs within: Crotoniidae. Camisia is a cosmopolitan genus of primarily arboreal oribatid mites, with some species found among mosses on rocks. Specimens of the genus are known from Baltic amber. Camisia is divided between two subgenera distinguished by whether the legs are tridactylous (Camisia) or monodactylous (Ensicamisia). Characters (from Balogh & Balogh 1992): Bothridial sensillus… Continue reading Camisia

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