Parasitidae Oudemans, 1901

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: 42-51

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2F1A769C-2649-462B-87E8-402F6A4AF35E

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1451AE6A-FFCC-6A38-91BC-A902FE4FFBEB

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Parasitidae Oudemans, 1901
status

 

Family Parasitidae Oudemans, 1901 

Amblygamasus Berlese, 1903 • Amblygamasus hamatus (Koch, 1839)  • Original name: Gamasus hamatus Koch, 1839  . • In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriopoden und Arachniden. 1835–1844. Regensburg, fasc. 26 (2). • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Pergamasus hamatus Koch  (Bolger, 1980; Purvis, 1978), Pergamasus (Paragamasus) hamatus Koch ( Whelan, 1976)  .

Irish Records: Pasture ( Purvis, 1978; Bolger, 1980; Piotrowska, 2009); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976);

soil in winter wheat field (unpublished data).

Counties: Carlow, Galway, Kildare, Meath, Wexford.

Amblygamasus mirabilis Willmann, 1951 

• Original name: Amblygamasus mirabilis Willmann, 1951  .

• In: Sitzungsberichte der Oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Abt., 160: 99.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Pergamasus mirabilis Willmann  ( Curry, 1969a; Purvis, 1978; Breslin, 1979; Bolger, 1980; Purvis & Curry, 1980; Piotrowska, 2009).

Irish Records: Pasture ( Curry, 1969a; Purvis, 1978; Purvis & Curry, 1980; Bolger, 1980; Piotrowska, 2009); soil of sugar beet crop ( Breslin, 1979); gorse bank and Salix  ditch at seashore ( Purvis, 1982). Counties: Carlow, Cork, Kildare, Meath, Wexford.

Cornigamasus Evans & Till  , 197

Cornigamasus lunaris (Berlese, 1882) 

• Original name: Gamasus coleoptratorum var. lunaris Berlese, 1882 

• In: Archives Italiennes de Biologie, 2: 125.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Gamasus (Gamasus) lunaris Berlese  ( Halbert, 1915; Hull,

1918); Parasitus lunaris (Berlese)  ( Purvis, 1978; Curry, 1979; O’Neill, 1981).

Irish Records: Amongst decaying seaweed on seashore ( Halbert, 1915, 1920); in vinegar (Halbert unpublished notes); manure on soil surface (Curry, 1979); pasture ( Purvis, 1978; O’Neill, 1981); in hazel humus and under ivy ( Hyatt, 1980); leaf litter ( Hyatt, 1990a).

Counties: Antrim, Clare, Dublin, Kildare, Mayo, Meath.

Eugamasus Berlese, 1892 • Eugamasus berlesei Willmann, 1935  • Original name: Eugamasus magnus forma  berlesei Willmann, 1935  . • In: Mémoires du Musée royal d’histoire naturelle de Belgique, 11: 6. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Parasitus berlesei (Willmann)  ( Emmanuel, 1977; Kelly & Curry, 1985).

Irish Records: Plants and soil in barley crop ( Emmanuel, 1977); winter wheat crop ( Kelly & Curry, 1985);

liverwort on cave floor, mossy larch litter, turf in limestone pavement, beech/oak litter in roadside ditch

( Hyatt, 1980).

Counties: Clare, Kerry, Kildare, Limerick, Westmeath.

Eugamasus cavernicolus Trägårdh, 1912  • Original name: Eugamasus magnus var. cavernicola Trägårdh, 1912  . • In: Archives de zoologie expérimentale et générale, 8: 524. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Eugamasus tragardhi (Trägårdh) Oudemans  ( Turk, 1972).

Irish Records: On mud in the dark zone of a cave ( Turk, 1972; Hazelton, 1974a, b, c).

Counties: Cork.

Eugamasus crassitarsis ( Halbert, 1923) 

• Original name: Gamasus (Eugamasus) crassitarsis Halbert, 1923  .

• In: Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology), 35: 363.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Gamasus (Eugamasus) crassitarsis Halbert (Halbert, 1923)  .

Irish Records: Under sunken stone at high water mark in river ( Halbert, 1923); soil (Halbert slide, c.f. Hyatt, 1980); pasture ( Curry, 1969a); mossy conifer litter ( Hyatt, 1980).

Counties: Dublin, Kildare, Mayo, Meath, Wexford.

Gamasodes Oudemans, 1939  Gamasodes bispinosus Halbert, 1915  • Original name: Gamasodes bispinosus Halbert, 1915  . • In: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 31: 56. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Gamasodes bispinosus Halbert (Halbert, 1915  ; Hull, 1918).

Irish Records: In moss ( Halbert, 1915); pasture ( Ganley, 1976; Purvis, 1978; Bolger, 1980; Hyatt, 1980;

O’Neill, 1981); dune and gorse bank at seashore ( Purvis, 1982).

Counties: Antrim, Dublin, Kildare, Mayo, Meath, Wexford.

Gamasodes fimbriatus Karg, 1971  • Original name: Gamasodes fimbriatus Karg, 1971  . • In: Die Tierwelt Deutschlands, 59: 414. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Gamasoides spinipes (Koch)  ( Halbert, 1915, in part).

Irish Records: Under stones and rotting seaweed on seashore ( Halbert, 1915, 1920; Hyatt, 1980).

Counties: Clare, Cork, Mayo.

Gamasodes spiniger (Trägårdh, 1910) 

• Original name: Eugamasus spiniger Trägårdh, 1910  .

• In: Naturwissenschaften Untersuchungen Sarekgeberg, 4: 410.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Gamasoides spinipes (Koch)  ( Halbert, 1915, in part), Gamasus hortivagus Berlese ( Hull, 1918)  . Irish Records: Old nests of puffins ( Fratercula arctica  ) and Black-backed gulls ( Larus marinus  ) ( Halbert, 1915); in fungi ( Halbert, 1915); manure on soil surface (Curry, 1979); pasture ( Purvis, 1978; Bolger, 1980; O’Neill, 1981). Counties: Galway, Kildare, Mayo, Meath.

Holoparasitus Oudemans, 1936 

Holoparasitus absoloni (Willmann, 1940) 

• Original name: Ologamasus absoloni Willmann, 1940  .

• In: Zoologischer Anzeiger, 130: 212.

Irish Records: Pine shelter bed and pasture on bog ( Longworth, 1973).

Counties: Mayo.

Holoparasitus caesus Micherdziński, 1969  • Original name: Holoparasitus caesus Micherdziński, 1969  . • In: Die familie Parasitidae Oudemans  1 90 1 ( Acarina  , Mesostigmata  ). Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe,

Kraków: 357.

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

Counties: Not specified.

Holoparasitus calcaratus (Koch, 1839) 

• Original name: Gamasus calcaratus Koch, 1839  .

• In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriopoden und Arachniden. 1835–1844. Regensburg, fasc. 26 (6).

Irish Records: Dune at seashore ( Purvis, 1982).

Counties: Wexford.

Holoparasitus inornatus ( Berlese, 1906) 

• Original name: Gamasus inornatus Berlese, 1906  .

• In: Redia  , 3: 257.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Gamasus (Ologamasus) inornatus Berlese  ( Halbert, 1915; Hull, 1918).

Irish Records: Moss ( Halbert, 1915); nest of Lasius flavus  and pasture ( Arroyo et al., 2015); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994); Machair grassland and associated fixed and fore dunes ( Arroyo & Bolger, 2011); small mammal nests (unpublished data); moss on soil under oak, ash, Scots pine, and Sitka spruce; soil under oak; moss on oak, Scots pine, Sitka spruce; canopy of ask, oak, Sitka spruce ( Arroyo et al., 2012, 2013a, b).

Counties: Clare, Cork, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Laois, Leitrim, Limerick, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Wicklow.

Holoparasitus lawrencei Hyatt, 1987 

• Original name: Holoparasitus lawrencei Hyatt, 1987  .

• In: Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology, 52: 155.

Irish Records: Litter near a weir ( Hyatt, 1987); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994); small mammal nests (unpublished data).

Counties: Clare, Kilkenny.

Holoparasitus stramenti Karg, 1971 

• Original name: Holoparasitus stramenti Karg, 1971  .

• In: Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 59: 356.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Gamasus (Ologamasus) calcaratus Koch  var excisus  (Hal-

bert, 1915); Gamasus (Ologamasus) pollicipatus Berlese ( Halbert, 1915)  , Holoparasitus pollicipatus (Berlese) 

( Valarasan, 1971).

Irish Records: Commonly in moss and on the seashore ( Halbert, 1915); pasture ( Valarasan, 1971); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976); in litter, humus, and soil, in moss by stream and flood debris ( Hyatt, 1980, unpublished data); dune, Iris  bog and Salix  ditch at seashore ( Purvis, 1982); nest of Lasius flavus  and pasture ( Arroyo et al., 2015); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994); Machair grassland and associated fore dunes ( Arroyo & Bolger, 2011); small mammal nests (unpublished data); moss on soil under oak, ash, Scots pine and Sitka spruce; soil under oak, ash; moss on oak, Scots pine and Sitka spruce; canopy of oak and Sitka spruce ( Arroyo et al., 2010, 2012, 2013a, b); riverbank (unpublished data).

Counties: Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Laois, Limerick, Mayo, Roscommon, Wexford, Wicklow Galway, Mayo, Clare, Leitrim.

Leptogamasus Trägårdh, 1936 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Parasitidae

Loc

Parasitidae Oudemans, 1901

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

2018
Loc

Holoparasitus lawrencei

Hyatt 1987

1987
Loc

Holoparasitus lawrencei

Hyatt 1987

1987
Loc

Gamasodes

Oudemans 1939

1939
Loc

Eugamasus crassitarsis (

Halbert 1923

1923
Loc

Gamasus (Eugamasus) crassitarsis Halbert, 1923

Halbert (Halbert 1923

1923
Loc

Gamasodes bispinosus Halbert, 1915

Halbert (Halbert 1915

1915
Loc

Gamasodes bispinosus Halbert, 1915

Halbert (Halbert 1915

1915
Loc

Gamasodes bispinosus

Halbert (Halbert 1915

1915
Loc

Holoparasitus inornatus (

Berlese 1906

1906
Loc

Gamasus inornatus

Berlese 1906

1906