Kongsbergia sp., from the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario.

Belongs within: Aturidae.

Kongsbergia is a genus of water mites that are among the dominant mites in stream and spring habitats in temperate Eurasia and North America (Walter et al. 2009).

<==Kongsbergia Thor 1899S86
    |  i. s.: K. globipalpis Lundblad 1953RFF05
    |         K. largaiolii (Maglio 1909)VBB91
    |--K. (Kongsbergia)S86
    |    |--K. (K.) alata Szalay 1945 [incl. K. pectinata Walter 1947]S86
    |    |--K. (K.) angusta Walter 1947S86
    |    |--K. (K.) arenaria Angelier 1951S86
    |    |--K. (K.) bombifrons Szalay 1945S86
    |    |--K. (K.) callosa Walter 1947S86
    |    |--K. (K.) clypeata Szalay 1945S86
    |    |--K. (K.) dentata Walter 1947S86
    |    |--K. (K.) d-motasi Motas, Tanasachi & Orghidan 1958S86
    |    |--K. (K.) elliptica Angelier 1950S86
    |    |--K. (K.) fusiformis Walter 1947 [incl. K. simillima Viets 1949]S86
    |    |--K. (K.) pectinigera Motas & Tanasachi 1946S86
    |    |--K. (K.) rucira Cook 1967S86
    |    |--K. (K.) ruttneri Walter 1930S86
    |    |--K. (K.) simplicipes Walter 1947S86
    |    `--K. (K.) variabilis Cook 1967S86
    |--K. (Crocokongsbergia)S86
    |    |--K. (C.) athleta Orghidan & Gruia 1980S86
    |    `--K. (C.) cooki Orghidan & Gruia 1980S86
    `--K. (Parakongsbergia Viets 1949)S86
         `-K. (P.) hansvietsi Viets 1949S86

*Type species of generic name indicated


[RFF05] Rosso de Ferradás, B., & H. R. Fernández. 2005. Elenco y biogeografía de los ácaros acuáticos (Acari, Parasitengona, Hydrachnidia) de Sudamérica. Graellsia 61 (2): 181–224.

[S86] Schwoerbel, J. 1986. Acari: “Hydrachnellae”. In: Botosaneanu, L. (ed.) Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) pp. 652–696. E. J. Brill/Dr W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[VBB91] Valdecasas, A. G., A. Baltanás & E. Bello. 1991. A preliminary assessment of single rocks for sampling water mites. In: Dusbábek, F., & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 1 pp. 503–507. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

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