Zerconidae

Bolger, Thomas, Arroyo, Julio & Piotrowska, Katarzyna, 2018, A catalogue of the species of Mesostigmata (Arachnida, Acari, Parasitiformes) recorded from Ireland including information on their geographical distribution and habitats, Zootaxa 4519 (1), pp. 1-220: 36-42

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4519.1.1

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scientific name

Zerconidae
status

 

Family Zerconidae  Canestrini, 1891

Prozercon Sellnick, 1943  Prozercon fimbriatus (Koch, 1839)  • Original name: Zercon fimbriatus Koch, 1839  . • In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriopoden und Arachniden. 1835–1844. Regensburg, fasc. 27 (7). • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Zercon trigonus Berlese  ( Halbert, 1915; Hull, 1918).

Irish Records: Moss ( Halbert, 1915); nest of Lasius flavus  and pasture ( Arroyo et al., 2015).

Counties: Limerick, Offaly.

Prozercon tragardhi ( Halbert, 1923) 

• Original name: Zercon tragardhi Halbert, 1923  .

• In: Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology), 35: 375.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Zercon Trägårdhi Halbert (Halbert, 1923)  .

Irish Records: Decaying henbane plants ( Halbert, 1923).

Counties: Dublin.

Zercon Koch, 1836 

Zercon abaculus Koch, 1839 

• Original name: Zercon abaculus Koch, 1839  .

• In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriopoden und Arachniden. 1835–1844. Regensburg, fasc. 27 (4).

Irish Records: Fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994).

Counties: Not specified.

Zercon colligans Berlese, 1920 

• Original name: Zercon perforatulus var. colligans Berlese, 1920  .

• In Redia  , 14: 190.

Irish Records: Fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994).

Counties: Not specified.

Zercon curryi Moraza et al., 2009 

• Original name: Zercon curryi Moraza et al., 2009  .

• In: Zootaxa, 2019: 30.

Irish Records: On bark of oak and in moss on oak, Scots pine, ash; canopy of ash, oak and yew ( Moraza et al., 2009; Arroyo et al., 2010, 2012, 2013a, b).

Counties: Clare, Kerry, Laois, Roscommon, Sligo.

Zercon darai Moraza, 2009 

• Original name: Zercon darai Moraza, 2009  .

• In: Zootaxa, 2019: 32.

Irish Records: Soil under oak; moss on soil under ash; moss on oak, ash, Scots pine and Sitka spruce; canopy of ash, oak and Sitka spruce ( Moraza et al., 2009; Arroyo et al., 2010, 2012, 2013a, b).

Counties: Clare, Cork, Kerry, Laois, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary.

Zercon hibernia Moraza et al., 2009 

• Original name: Zercon hibernia Moraza et al., 2009  .

• In: Zootaxa, 2019: 34.

Irish Records: Soil under oak; bark of ash, Scots pine, Sitka spruce; moss on ash, oak, Scots pine, Sitka spruce; canopy of ash, oak, Scots pine, Sitka spruce and Yew ( Moraza et al., 2009; Arroyo et al., 2010, 2012, 2013a, b).

Counties: Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Wicklow.

Zercon perforatulus Berlese, 1904 

• Original name: Zercon triangulus var. perforatulus Berlese, 1904  .

• In: Redia  , 1: 269.

Irish Records: Under chips of wood and in moss ( Halbert, 1923).

Counties: Mayo, Wicklow.

Zercon spatulatus Koch, 1839 

• Original name: Zercon spatulatus Koch, 1839 

• In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriopoden und Arachniden. 1835–1844. Regensburg, fasc. 27 (27).

Irish Records: Pasture on bog ( Longworth, 1973).

Counties: Mayo.

Zercon triangularis Koch, 1836 

• Original name: Zercon triangularis Koch, 1836  .

• In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriopoden und Arachniden. 1835–1844. Regensburg, fasc. 4 (16).

Irish Records: Moss ( Halbert, 1915, Bolger, in press); under chips of wood and in moss ( Halbert, 1923); gorse bank at seashore ( Purvis, 1982); cliff (Bolger in press); fore dunes of Machair system ( Arroyo & Bolger, 2011); in soil under Norway spruce ( McCarthy. 2004, unpublished data); moss on soil under oak, Sitka spruce and soil under Sitka spruce, moss on Scots pine and in canopy of ash ( Arroyo et al., 2012, 2013a).

Counties: Galway, Kilkenny, Laois, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Wicklow, Wexford.

Zercon zelawaiensis Sellnick, 1944 

• Original name: Zercon zelawaiensis Sellnick, 1944  .

• In: Acari  - Blätter für Milbenkunde Königsberg, 5: 32.

Irish Records: Sphagnum  and heather on bog ( Longworth, 1973); fore dunes of Machair system ( Arroyo & Bolger, 2011); soil under Sitka spruce; Moss on soil under oak, Scots pine and Sitka spruce; moss on oak, Scots pine, Sitka spruce and yew ( Arroyo et al., 2012, 2013a, b); raised bog ( Wisdom, 2010; Wisdom et al., 2011).

Counties: Clare, Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Laois, Mayo, Offaly, Sligo, Tipperary, Wicklow.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Zerconidae

Loc

Zerconidae

Bolger, Thomas, Arroyo, Julio & Piotrowska, Katarzyna 2018

2018
Loc

Zercon curryi

Moraza 2009

2009
Loc

Zercon curryi

Moraza 2009

2009
Loc

Zercon darai

Moraza 2009

2009
Loc

Zercon darai

Moraza 2009

2009
Loc

Zercon hibernia

Moraza 2009

2009
Loc

Zercon hibernia

Moraza 2009

2009
Loc

Prozercon

Sellnick 1943

1943
Loc

Prozercon tragardhi (

Halbert 1923

1923
Loc

Zercon tragardhi

Halbert 1923

1923
Loc

Prozercon fimbriatus

Koch 1839

1839
Loc

Zercon fimbriatus

Koch 1839

1839