Microarthropods were extracted over 96 h by using a Tullgren funnel and classified into Collembola, Oribatida, or Mesostigmata
Two of the Mesostigmata
were found in the phoretic deutonymphal stage (Poecilochirus carabi, Uroseius sp.
One individual of Euroglyphus magnei (Cooreman) was found on one occasion (house 4), and Oribatida mites (20 individuals) were found in 6 houses, Prostigmata mites (28 individuals) in 7 houses, and Mesostigmata
mites (16 individuals) in 6 houses.
Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans, 1904 (Acari, Mesostigmata
, Varroidae) also in Brazil.
Parasitic mites from the suborder Mesostigmata
(Gamasida), family Laelapidae, genus Laelaps were also identified.
Acari included Arachnida, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpionida, Oribatei, Mesostigmata
, Astigmata and Ixodidae.
included Parasitidae, Hypoaspis and Rhodacarellus silesiacus.
Soil-inhabiting and free-living Mesostigmata
(Acari-Parasitiformes) from North America; an annotated checklist with bibliography and index.
This edition indicates there are 6 orders (including the Opilioacaridida, Holothyrida, Ixodida, Mesostigmata
, Trombidiformes, Sarcoptiformes) within the subclass Acari.