Corticacarus

Belongs within: Hygrobatidae. Corticacarus is a genus of hygrobatid water mites with relatively laterally placed legs IV with the glands on coxae IV placed centrally, posterior to the suture between coxae III and IV, and with a ventral projection on the palpfemur. <==Corticacarus Lundblad 1936RFF05 [incl. Notorheobates Imamura 1984H98] |–C. (Corticacarus)RFF05 | |–C. (C.) coarctipalpis… Continue reading Corticacarus

Australiobates

Belongs within: Hygrobatidae. Australiobates is a genus of hygrobatid water mites bearing a posterior process on the capitulum, found in Australasia, South Africa and South America. <==Australiobates Lundblad 1941RFF05 |–A. cekalovici Besch 1964RFF05 |–A. curtipalpis Cook 1988RFF05 |–A. emalus Cook 1986H98 |–A. gledhilli Cook 1986H98 |–A. gomorus Cook 1988RFF05 |–A. klaasseni Besch 1964RFF05 |–A. linderi… Continue reading Australiobates

Aspidiobates

Belongs within: Hygrobatidae. Aspidiobates is a genus of water mites found in Australasia and South America characterised by a dorsal shield of one large anterior platelet and multiple smaller posterior platelets, three or four pairs of genital acetabula, and legs without swimming hairs. <==Aspidiobates Lundblad 1941RFF05 |–A. aethes Harvey & Cook 1988H98 |–A. bidewel Harvey… Continue reading Aspidiobates

Omartacaridae

Belongs within: Hygrobatoidea. The Omartacaridae are a group of interstitial water mites with a disjunct distribution in southern Asia, Australia and the Americas. Species have a soft integument, somewhat elongated idiosoma, all coxal plates grouped together with the medial edges of anterior coxal group noticeably longer than those of the posterior group, and suture lines… Continue reading Omartacaridae

Austraturus

Belongs within: Aturidae. Austraturus is an Australian genus of aturid water mites with the dorsal shield divided into seven platelets, and with the pedipalp having several small ventral projections on the femur and paired ventral setae placed subdistally on the tibia. <==Austraturus Viets 1978H98 |–A. concavus Cook 1986H98 |–A. coomensis Imamura 1984H98 |–A. elongatus Cook… Continue reading Austraturus

Axonopsella

Belongs within: Aturidae. Axonopsella is a genus of aturid water mites found in Australasia and South America. The dorsal plate is comprised of a single shield and projections from coxa IV cover the openings of legs IV. <==Axonopsella Lundblad 1930RFF05 |–A. (Chilaxonopsella Cook 1988)RFF05 | |–A. (C.) barri Cook 1988RFF05 | |–A. (C.) chilensis Cook… Continue reading Axonopsella

Albia

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 1899RFF05 | i. s.: A. australica Cook 1986H98 | A. brokenensis Smit 1992H98 | A. lundbladi Cook 1986H98 | A. neogaeaWL09 | A.… Continue reading Albia

Frontipodopsis

Belongs within: Hygrobatoidea. Frontipodopsis is a genus of water mites with a disjunct distribution in southern Eurasia, Australia and the Americas. They are characterised by a strongly laterally compressed idiosoma, and dorsoventrally expanded and laterally flattened segments on leg IV (Walter et al. 2009). Frontipodopsis Walter 1919 [Frontipodopsidae, Frontipodopsinae]RFF05 |–F. australica Cook 1986H98 |–F. chilensis… Continue reading Frontipodopsis

Recifella

Belongs within: Unionicolidae. Recifella is a genus of unionicolid water mites found in Australia and South America, with complete dorsal and ventral shields and three or four pairs of glandularia on the dorsal shield. <==Recifella Viets 1935RFF05 |–R. (Recifella)RFF05 | |–R. (R.) angulipes (Lundblad 1938)RFF05 | |–R. (R.) clavata (Lundblad 1937)RFF05 | |–R. (R.) gibberipalpis… Continue reading Recifella

Koenikea

Belongs within: Unionicolidae. Koenikea is a genus of unionicolid water mites found in Australia and the Americas, with complete dorsal and ventral shields and five or six pairs of glandularia on the dorsal shield. <==Koenikea Wolcott 1900RFF05 |–K. (Koenikea)V77 | |–K. (K.) acuta Lundblad 1943RFF05 | | |–K. a. acutaRFF05 | | `–K. a. dentata… Continue reading Koenikea