Nanhermanniidae

Belongs within: Holonota. The Nanhermanniidae is a cosmopolitan family of heavily sclerotised, slow-moving mites (Norton & Behan-Pelletier 2009). In members of the genus Masthermannia, the setae on the hysterosoma are prominently T-shaped and often inserted in swollen tubercles (Woolley & Higgins 1958). Characters (from Norton & Behan-Pelletier 2009): Body cylindrical, somewhat elongated; holoid, with epimera… Continue reading Nanhermanniidae