Hosts References Database

Hosts References Database

The larval water mites live as ectoparasites on different insect hosts(Collembola, Odonata, Plecoptera, Heteroptera, Thysanoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Trichoptera). The most important host group are chironomid nematocerans. In the present database for all water mites the existing references on host species are listed. Only water mite species and genera from the West Palaearctis are included.The construction of this database was financially supported by the foundation PAB
last update 11th Jan 2002

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Genus:Acherontacarus
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Author:Benfatti & Gerecke (1999)
Title:Remarks on the morphology, life cycle, distribution and taxonomy of water mites of the subfamily Acherontacarinae in the Western Palaearctic
Journal:in: Bruin, J., van der Geest, L.P.S., Sabelis, M.W.: Ecology and Evolution of the Acari, Kluwer Academic Publishers .: 473-482

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