Acrotritia ardua (C.L. Koch, 1841)

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 26

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Acrotritia ardua (C.L. Koch, 1841)
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Acrotritia ardua (C.L. Koch, 1841) 

Original name: Hoplophora ardua C.L. Koch, 1841  ( Rajski 1961)

Combination: Oribotritia ardua (C.L. Koch, 1841)  ; ( Sellnick 1928), Phthiracarus arduus (C.L. Koch, 1841)  ; ( Oudemans 1900a), Pseudotritia ardua (C.L. Koch, 1841)  ; ( Jacot 1930), Rhysotritia ardua (C.L. Koch, 1841)  ; ( Rajski 1961), Tritia ardua (C.L. Koch, 1841)  ; ( Sellnick 1923),

Synonymy: Noplophora arctata Riley, 1874  : ( Jacot 1938c), Phthiracarus canestrinii Michael, 1898  : ( van der Hammen 1959), Phthiracarus americanus Ewing, 1909  : ( Jacot 1938c), Acrotritia americanus (Ewing, 1909)  : ( Jacot 1923), Phthiracarus pectinatus Ewing, 1917  : ( Jacot 1930), Acrotritia sinensis Jacot, 1923  : ( Marshall et al. 1987), Oribotritia loricata sensu Willmann (1931)  : ( van der Hammen 1952).

Geographic Location: YT: km 141 Dempster Hwy. above Blackstone R. ( Niedbała 2002); Coast Mountains ( Behan-Pelletier 1997b); NT: Yellowknife ( Hammer 1952a); Bernard Harbour ( Niedbała 2002); BC: peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); AB: Wagner Natural Area, 8km W Edmonton, 53°34’N, 113°47’W, ( Finnamore 1994); Writing-on-Stone PP ( Niedbała 2002); ABMI Sites ( Walter et al. 2014; Meehan et al. 2019); 35 km north of Fort McMurray ( McAdams et al. 2018); SK: Big Muddy Badlands ( Niedbała 2002); MB: Churchill ( Hammer 1952a); southeast ( Oswald & Minty 1970); Seven Sisters Grassland Project ( Niedbała 2002); ON: Ottawa; North Gower; Waba; Normandale Valley; White Lake; Long Sault; Braeside, TP 35; Rondeau PP, Rondeau Trail, Tulip Trail; Long Point NWA, Little Creek Ridges; Chaffey Locks, Hebert Bog ( Niedbała 2002); near Chapleau ( Rousseau et al. 2018); QC: Gatineau Park, Old Chelsea; Drummondville; Kazabazua; Val des Monts; Lac Cleremont, 45°38’N, 75°35’W; Rawcliffe ( Niedbała 2002); Aylmer (Niedbała 2007); Abitibi ( Déchêne & Buddle 2009, 2010); Morgan Arboretum, ( Sylvain & Buddle 2010); boreal claybelt region of Western Québec ( Doblas-Miranda & Work 2015); NB: Kouchibouguac NP, Kollock Creek Trail; South Kouchibouguac campground ( Niedbała 2002, 2007); NS: Cape Breton Highlands NP: North Mountain Bog; nr. Ingonish; Pleasant Bay; nr. Sammy’s Barren; Aspy River Trail; Mackintosh Brook Trail; Clyburn Brook; Skyline Trail; Paquettes Lake; Glasgow Lake hill; Lone Shieling; Black Brook Trail to Neils Harbour; Pleasant Bay ( Niedbała 2002, 2007); NL: between Corner Brook and Little Grand Lake ( Dwyer et al. 1997, 1998); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994).

Habitats: peatlands including muskeg; deciduous (beech, birch, ash, Trembling aspen, serviceberry and rosebush) litter; coniferous (White spruce, Black spruce, Jack pine, Balsam fir, ground juniper) litter; grassland litter; moss; debris from inside beaver house; sedge at edge of lake; phoretic on beetle.

Distribution: Cosmopolitan.