Wandesia thori, copyright Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Podgorica.

Belongs within: Hydryphantidae.

Wandesia is a genus of elongate-bodied water mites with widely separated coxae and lacking dorsal plates or genital flaps.

<==Wandesia Schechtel 1912RFF05
    |  i. s.: W. cavecerberumGS96
    |         W. saginataGS96
    |         W. troma Cook 1986H98
    |--W. (Wandesia)S86
    |    |--W. (W.) centensis Habeeb 1973S86
    |    |--W. (W.) extendens Cook 1980S86
    |    |--W. (W.) racovitzai Gledhill 1970S86
    |    `--W. (W.) thori Schechtel 1912S86
    |--W. (Allowandesia Schwoerbel 1961)S86
    |    `--W. (A.) japonica Imamura 1956S86
    |--W. (Mesowandesia André & Naudo 1962)S86
    |    `--W. (M.) riparia Habeeb 1954S86
    |--W. (Partnuniella Viets 1938)RFF05
    |    |--W. (P.) chechoi Cook 1988 [=W. (Pseudowandesia) chechoi]RFF05
    |    |--W. (P.) cubana Orghidan & Georgesco 1977S86
    |    |--W. (P.) lethaea (Besch 1964)RFF05
    |    |--W. (P.) stalagmophila Lundblad 1941RFF05
    |    |--W. (P.) thermalis (Viets 1938)RFF05
    |    `--W. (P.) walteri Lundblad 1937RFF05
    `--W. (Pseudowandesia Habeeb 1958)RFF05
         |--W. (P.) andiana Cook 1980RFF05
         |--W. (P.) approximata Cook 1967S86
         |--W. (P.) gaspensis Habeeb 1955S86
         |--W. (P.) glareosa Weigmann & Schminke 1970S86
         |--W. (P.) stygophila Szalay 1944S86
         |--W. (P.) tanasachii Orgidan & Georgescu 1977S86
         `--W. (P.) vermiformis Cook 1967S86

*Type species of generic name indicated


[GS96] Gerecke, R., & A. Di Sabatino. 1996. Historical zoogeography and evolution of habitat preference in water mites (Hydracarina) of the central Mediterranean region. In: Mitchell, R., D. J. Horn, G. R. Needham & W. C. Welbourn (eds) Acarology IX vol. 1. Proceedings pp. 523–527. Ohio Biological Survey: Columbus (Ohio).

[H98] Halliday, R. B. 1998. Mites of Australia: A checklist and bibliography. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

[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.

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