Malaconothridae

Belongs within: Holonota.Contains: Malaconothrus (Cristonothrus), Trimalaconothrus (Trimalaconothrus). Malaconothrus is a cosmopolitan genus of oribatid mites found in wet habitats such as peatlands, streams and lakes (Norton & Behan-Pelletier 2009). Trimalaconothrus is a cosmopolitan genus of oribatid mites characterised by a covering of birefringent cerotegument together with tridactyl legs. An introduction to Malaconothrus Published 20 December… Continue reading Malaconothridae