Phthiracaridae Perty, 1841,

Fischer, Barbara M. & Schatz, Heinrich, 2013, Biodiversity of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) along an altitudinal gradient in the Central Alps, Zootaxa 3626 (4), pp. 429-454: 435

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Phthiracaridae Perty, 1841
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Phthiracaridae Perty, 1841 

Steganacarus (Atropacarus) striculus (C.L. Koch, 1836)  Distribution: Holarctic; Hawaii

Habitat: moist to wet forest, meadow- and bogsoils Obergurgl area: Nardetum at 2300 m (Schönwieskopf)

Steganacarus (Atropacarus) wandae Niedbala, 1981 

Distribution: Switzerland, France, Spain, Great Britain, Denmark, Poland, Austria Habitat: open forests?

Obergurgl area: Caricetum at 2600 m (Hohe Mut)

Phthiracarus globosus (C.L. Koch, 1841) 

Distribution: Holarctic

Habitat: forest soils, also arboricolous

Obergurgl area: pine forest at 2050 m (Zirbenwald) Nomenclatural remark: Phthiracarus (Archiphthiracarus) globosus (Koch, 1841)  according to Subías (2012)

Phthiracarus laevigatus (C.L. Koch, 1841) 

Distribution: Palaearctic: Europe, North Africa, Caucasia, East Asia; St. Helena Habitat: preferably in dry habitats, in forests, moss, also on wood Obergurgl area: pine forest at 2050 m (Zirbenwald)