Hydrachnellae

Hydrachnellae

[‚hī‚drak′ne·lē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of generally fresh-water predacious mites in the suborder Trombidiformes, including some parasitic forms.
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Wassermilben aus Westafrika (Acari, Prostigmanta, Hydrachnellae).
The developmental cycles of two co-occurring sponge mites Unionicola crassipes (Muller) and Unionicola minor (Soar) (Acari, Hydrachnellae).
Neglected predators, water mites (Acari, Parasitengona, Hydrachnellae) in freshwater communities.
However, the true water mites (Acariformes: Trombiformes: Parasitengona) or Hydrachnida (= Hydrachnellae, Hydracarina, and Hydrachnidia) represent a series of extensive adaptive radiations occurring mostly in freshwater habitats.
Competitive exclusion, harem behaviour and host specificity of the water mite Unionicola ypsilophora (Hydrachnellae, Acari) inhabiting Anodonta cygnea (Unionidae).
A new species of water-mite, Unionicola (Pentatax) macani (Unionicolidae, Hydrachnellae, Acari), from the mantle cavity of the prosobranch mollusc Lanistes ovum Peters in Nigeria, with remarks on some aspects of host/parasite relationships between unionicolids and molluscs.
Neue Wassermilben (Hydrachnellae, Acari) von Borneo, Indonesia.