Cymbaeremaeidae

Belongs within: Brachypylina. The Cymbaeremaeidae are a small but morphologically diverse family of oribatid mites. The genera Ametroproctus and Scapuleremaeus have been treated as a separate family Ametroproctidae due to their possession of well-developed prodorsal lamellae (absent in other cymbaeremaeid genera), but Behan-Pelletier (1988) united the two families on the basis of their similarly apheredermous,… Continue reading Cymbaeremaeidae