Atropacarus striculus (C. L. Koch, 1835 )

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 33

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scientific name

Atropacarus striculus (C. L. Koch, 1835 )
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Atropacarus striculus (C. L. Koch, 1835) 

Original name: Hoplophora stricula C.L. Koch, 1835  ( Sengbusch 1957)

Combination: Phthiracarus stricula (C.L. Koch, 1835)  ; ( Oudemans 1903).

Synonymy: Steganacarus diaphanus Jacot, 1930  : ( Kamill & Baker 1980), Steganacarus senex Aoki, 1958  : ( Fujikawa 1972), Steganacarus striculus insularis Weigmann, 1976  : ( Kamill & Baker 1980), Steganacarus trichosus Mahunka, 1982  : ( Niedbała 1986).

Geographic Location: YT: Porcupine Plain ( Behan-Pelletier 1997b); Richardson Mtns, Summit Lake 67°43’N, 136°30’W, ( Niedbała 2002); NT: Yellowknife ( Hammer 1952a); BC: 12 km N Grand Forks ( Niedbała 2002); AB: Waterton Lakes NP, Rowe Lake, ( Niedbała 2002); ABMI Sites; Dinosaur PP ( Walter et al. 2014; Meehan et al. 2019); 35 km north of Fort McMurray ( McAdams et al. 2018); MB: Southeast ( Oswald & Minty 1970); Seven Sisters Grassland Project ( Niedbała 2002); ON: Chalk River ( Marshall 1972); Rondeau PP, Rondeau Trail; White Lake SW of Ottawa; North Gower; Cedar Grove, SW North Gower; Carp; Waba; Normandale Valley; Backus Woods Conservation Area, 42°39’N, 80°28’W; Long Point NWA, Squires Ridge; Courtright Ridge ( Niedbała 2002); QC: Morgan Arboretum ( Marshall 1968); Parc National du Mont-Orford; Cedarville; N Kazabazua ( Niedbała 2002); Aylmer ( Niedbała 2007b); boreal claybelt region of Western Québec ( Doblas-Miranda & Work 2015); NB: Kouchibouguac NP, Kelly’s beach; Kollock Creek Trail ( Niedbała 2002); NS: Cape Breton Highlands NP, Lone Shieling; North Mountain Bog; nr.Ingonish; Skyline Trail; Aspy River, North Branch; Pleasant Bay; Black Brook Trail to Neils Harbour; Mackintosh Brook Trail; Beulach Ban Falls; La Prairie Trail, floodplain of Cheticamp River; French Mt., ( Niedbała 2002; Behan-Pelletier 2010).

Habitats: boreal forest, taiga and tundra; both coniferous (White spruce, Black spruce, Jack pine) and deciduous or mixedwood (Trembling aspen, Silver maple, Black ash, Yellow birch, beech, basswood) litters; dry alpine; salt marsh; grassland vegetation; moss habitats including on trunk of maple, on rocks at edge of waterfall, and at base of decaying log; sedges and fern litter in floodplain; mixed debris in beaver house.

Distribution: Semicosmopolitan.

Genus Hoplophthiracarus Jacot, 1933