Mycobatidae Grandjean 1954,

Bolger, Thomas, 2017, Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) recorded from Ireland: Catalogue, historical records, species habitats and geographical distribution, combinations, variations and synonyms, Zootaxa 4328 (1), pp. 1-174: 159-164

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Family Mycobatidae Grandjean 1954 

Inigozetes Subías, 2000 

· Inigozetes reticulatus Pérez-Íñigo, 1969 

· Original name: Minunthozetes reticulatus Pérez-Íñigo, 1969  .

· In: Eos  , 44, 393.

· Historical combinations/variations: Minunthozetes (Inigozetes) reticulatus (Pérez-Íñigo) Subías, 2004  . Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Soil and moss on soil surface in Sitka spruce forest (Arroyo and Bolger 2007); pastures, wetland pastures and blanket bogs (under rough grazing) (Arroyo et al. 2009a). Counties: Galway, Kerry, Laois, Mayo and Offaly.

Minunthozetes Hull, 1916 

· Minunthozetes pseudofusiger (Schweizer, 1922) 

· Original name: Oribata pseudofusiger Schweizer, 1922  .

· In: Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel, 33, 59.

· Historical combinations/variations: Punctoribates (Minunthozetes) pseudofusiger (Schweizer) Sellnick, 1928  ; Minunthozetes (Minunthozetes) pseudofusiger (Schweizer) Subías, 2004  .

· Synonyms: (?) Punctoribates atomus Berlese, 1908  “sp. inq.”; Minunthozetes (M.) quadriareatus Mínguez, Subías and Ruiz, 1986  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Agricultural soil, grass and bracken. (Bolger In press) Counties: Mayo.

· Minunthozetes semirufus (C.L. Koch, 1841)  *

· Original name: Zetes semirufus C.L. Koch, 1841  .

· In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriapoden und Arachniden, Vol. 31 (7).

· Historical combinations/variations: Punctoribates (Minunthozetes) semirufus (C.L. Koch) Sellnick, 1928  ;

Minunthozetes (Minunthozetes) semirufus (C.L. Koch) Subías, 2004  .

· Synonyms: Oribata fusigera Michael, 1884  ; Punctoribates bicornis Berlese, 1908  ; Minunthozetes major 

Mihelčič, 1957.

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Gorse, pine needles, moss and Sphagnum  , (Halbert 1915 and Halbert’s unpublished notes); agricultural grassland (Curry 1969, 1969b, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1976b; Valarasan 1971; Ganley 1976; O’Neill 1981; Arroyo et al. 2015; unpublished data); soil in Western hemlock and Monterey pine plots (unpublished data); Iris bog  at seashore (Purvis 1982); cutaway raised bog and permanent pasture on peat (both soil and herbage) (Whelan 1978, 1985, 1986); funga sporocarps (unpublished data); pastures, corn, potatoes, barley, wheat and oats crops, broadleaved forest (Hawthorn and ash mixed wood, birch), Sitka spruce forests and blanket bogs (rough grazing) (Arroyo et al. 2009a); moss on soil in Scots pine forests (Arroyo and Bolger 2007; Arroyo et al. 2012, 2013b); raised bogs and fens (Wisdom et al. 2011); ant nests (Arroyo et al. 2015).

Counties: Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Laois, Louth, Limerick, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.

· Minunthozetes tarmani Feider, Vasiliu and Călugăr, 1971 

· Original name: Allozetes tarmani Feider et al., 1971  .

· In: Un nouveau genre et une nouvelle espèce de la famille Mycobatidae (Oribatei)  . Revue Roumanie de Biologie, série de Zoologie, 16, 299–308.

· Historical combinations/variations: Minunthozetes (Minunthozetes) tarmani (Feider et al.) Subías, 2004  . Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Fungal sporocarps (O’Connell 1994). Counties: Kilkenny.

Mycobates Hull, 1916 

· Mycobates parmeliae (Michael, 1884)  *

· Original name: Oribata parmeliae Michael, 1884  .

· In: British Oribatidae  . Vols. I and II. Ray Soc., London. 656 pp.

· Historical combinations/variations: Notaspis parmeliae (Michael) Oudemans, 1900  ; Mycobates (Mycobates) parmeliae (Michael) Subías, 2004  .

· Synonyms: Sphaerozetes (Trichoribates) lenicomus Berlese, 1910  ; Mycobates nadiji Paulitchenko, 1991  . Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Under lichens growing on large boulders on the seashore (Halbert 1915, 1920; Evans et al. 1961).

Counties: Dublin. 

· Mycobates sarekensis (Trägårdh, 1910) 

· Original name: Oribata sarekensis Trägårdh, 1910  .

· In: Acariden aus dem Sarekgebirge. Naturwissenschaftliche Untersuchungen des Sarekgebirges in Schwedisch-Lappland, 4, 375–586.

· Historical combinations/variations: Calyptozetes sarekensis (Trägårdh) Thor, 1929  ; Mycobates (Calyptozetes) sarekensis (Trägårdh) Subías, 2004  .

· Synonyms: Mycobates consimilis Hammer, 1952  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Lichen (Seyd 1992).

Counties: Carlow. 

Punctoribates Berlese, 1908 

· Punctoribates punctum (C.L. Koch, 1839)  *

· Original name: Oribates punctum C.L. Koch, 1839  .

· In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriapoden und Arachniden, 30 (22).

· Historical combinations/variations: Punctoribates (Punctoribates) punctum (C.L. Koch) Subías, 2004  .

· Synonyms: Oribata avenifera Michael, 1884  ; Punctoribates latilobatus Kunst, 1958  . Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Under limestone flakes and under stones a little above high-water mark (Halbert 1920; Evans et al. 1961); agricultural grassland (Curry 1969, 1976, 1979; Valarasan 1971; Cunningham 1975; Ganley 1976; Curry and Tuohy, 1978; Purvis 1978; Bolger 1980; Arroyo et al. 2015; unpublished data); bog and heather on peat (Longworth 1973); acid pet bog (Behan-Pelletier and Hill, 1983); cutaway raised bog (Whelan 1976; Curry and Momen 1988); permanent pasture on peat (Whelan 1976); sugar beet field (Breslin 1979; Curry and Purvis 1982); wheat field (Kelly and Curry 1985); pasture at seashore (Purvis 1982); pastures, Sitka spruce forests and arable field (Arroyo et al. 2009a); soil in Sitka spruce forests (Arroyo et al. 2012, 2013b); riparian habitat (unpublished data); ant nests (Arroyo et al. 2015).

Counties: Dublin, Carlow, Galway, Kildare, Limerick, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.

Zachvatkinibates Shaldybina, 1973 

· Zachvatkinibates quadrivertex (Halbert, 1920) 

· Original name: Oribata quadrivertex Halbert, 1920  .

· In: The Acarina of the seashore. Proceedings of the Roya. Irish Academy 35(B), 106-152.

· Historical combinations/variations: Punctoribates quadrivertex (Halbert) Hammer, 1952  ; Zachvatkinibates (Zachvatkinibates) quadrivertex (Halbert) Subías, 2004  .

· Synonyms: Punctoribates eoeryi Mahunka, 1972  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Under dead shells in a salt marsh, under stones lying on mud in streams and under stones on a grassy sward (Halbert 1920).

Counties: Dublin and Galway.