van der Hammen, L., 1959, Berlese's Primitive Oribatid Mites, Zoologische Verhandelingen 40, pp. 1-93: 73

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Trhypochthonius  Berlese, 1904

Trhypochthonius  Berlese, 1904b, p. 27; 1913a, p. 154.

Tripochthonius  Berlese, 1910, p. 218.

Berlese created the genus Trhypochthonius  in 1904 with Hypocthonius tectorum  as type; at the same time he described T. longisetus  as a new species of the genus. In 1905 he described another species ( T. badius  ) but he now spelt the generic name as Tripochtonius  . Five years later Berlese (1910) published a key to the genera of the Hypochthoniidae  , among which Tripochthonius  (sic!) is mentioned; he mentions four representatives: tectorum (Berlese)  , badius Berlese  , longisetus Berlese  , and americanus (Ewing)  . Recently (Van der Hammen, 1956), I published a preliminary revision of the genus, in which longisetus  and badius  are referred to Trhypochthoniellus  .