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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
PACHYLAELAPIDAE Berlese, 1913 (a family of mites) Family  
Pachylaelaps Berlese (a genus of mites) Genus 1 ident refs
PARASITOIDEA (an order of Mesostigmatid mites) Order  
MACROCHELIDAE (a family of Parasitoid mites) Family 2 ident refs
PARASITIDAE Oudemans, 1901 (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 ( has 3 general literature references to MESOSTIGMATA (mesostigmate or gamasid mites)

MESOSTIGMATA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(mites, spiders, false scorpions, harvestmen etc.)
(parasitiform mites)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 27 feeding and other relationships of MESOSTIGMATA (mesostigmate or gamasid mites)

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