Quadroppiidae Balogh, 1983,

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: 99-100

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Quadroppiidae Balogh, 1983


Family Quadroppiidae Balogh, 1983 

Quadroppia (Quadroppia) Jacot, 1939 

· Quadroppia (Quadroppia) quadricarinata (Michael, 1885)  *

· Original name: Notaspis quadricarinata Michael, 1885  .

· In: New British Oribatidae  . Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, 5, 385–397.

· Historical combinations/variations: Dameosoma quadricarinatum (Michael) Berlese, 1896  ; Quadroppia quadricarinata (Michael) Oudemans, 1917  ; Oppia quadricarinata (Michael) Sellnick, 1928  ; Oppiella quadricarinata (Michael) Seniczak, 1975  ; Quadrioppia quadricarinata  [sic].

· Synonyms: Quadroppia quadricarinata virginalis Lions, 1982  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Dune, pasture, gorse bank, bracken bed and Salix  ditch at seashore (Purvis 1982); Salix  litter on cutaway bogs ( Bolger 1985); fungal sporocarps (unpublished data; O’Connell and Bolger 1997); coniferous forest soil ( Arroyo et al. 2009a); moss on soil in oak, ash, Scots pine and Sitka spruce forests, moss in canopy in oak, ash and Scots pine forests and soil in oak forests ( Arroyo et al. 2012, 2013b); moss on trunk in yew and moss in canopy in oak forest ( Arroyo et al. 2013c); ant nests and agricultural grassland ( Arroyo et al. 2015).

Counties: Clare, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Kerry, Laois, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Wexford and Wicklow.

Quadroppia (Coronoquadroppia) Ohkubo, 1995 

· Quadroppia (Coronoquadroppia) monstruosa Hammer, 1979 

· Original name: Quadroppia monstruosa Hammer, 1979  .

· In: Biologiske Skrifter, 22(9), 34.

· Synonyms: Quadroppia mahunkai Mínguez, 1981  ; Quadroppia modeoi Mahunka and Paoletti, 1984  ; Quadroppia paolii Woas, 1986  ; Quadroppia quadricarinata (Michael) sensu Mahunka, 1987  ; Quadroppia lesleyae Monson, 2000  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Moss in canopy of oak forest ( Arroyo et al. 2012, 2013b); ant nests and agricultural grassland ( Arroyo et al. 2015).

Counties: Kerry and Limerick. 

· Quadroppia (Coronoquadroppia) pseudocircumita Mínguez, Ruiz and Subías, 1985 

· Original name: Quadroppia pseudocircumita Mínguez et al., 1985 

· In: Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología, 9, 108.

· Synonyms: Quadroppia circumita (Hammer) Mínguez, 1981  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Coniferous forest soil ( Arroyo et al. 2009a); moss in canopy in oak and ash forests, moss on soil in Sitka spruce forests and canopy in Scots pine forests ( Arroyo et al. 2012, 2013b); ant nests ( Arroyo et al. 2015).

Counties: Kerry, Limerick, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary and Wicklow.