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MESOSTIGMATA (mesostigmate or gamasid mites)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

EPICRIOIDEA (an order of Mesostigmatid mites) Order  
EPICRIIDAE (a family of Epicrioid mites) Family 1 ident refs
PARASITOIDEA (an order of Mesostigmatid mites) Order  
MACROCHELIDAE (a family of Parasitoid mites) Family 2 ident refs
PACHYLAELAPTIDAE (a family of Parasitoid mites) Family  
Pachylaelaps (a genus of mites) Genus 1 ident refs
PARASITIDAE (a family of Parasitoid mites)
Family 3 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Evans, G.O. & Till, W.M., 1979 Mesostigmatic mites of Britain and Ireland (Chelicerata: Acari-Parasitiformes) An introduction to their external morphology and classification
Evans, G.O., 1957 An introduction to the British Mesostigmata (Acarina) with keys to families and genera

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references to MESOSTIGMATA (mesostigmate or gamasid mites)

MESOSTIGMATA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
ARACHNIDA
(mites, spiders, false scorpions, harvestmen etc.)
Acari
(mites)
PARASITIFORMES
(parasitiform mites)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 27 feeding and other relationships of MESOSTIGMATA (mesostigmate or gamasid mites)

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