Microppia Balogh, 1983,

Manzo, Rosa M., Rizzuto, Susana & Martínez, Pablo A., 2019, Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) from the Patagonian steppe, Argentina, Zootaxa 4686 (2), pp. 241-252: 248

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Microppia Balogh, 1983


Microppia Balogh, 1983 

Microppia minus (Paoli, 1908) 

Material examined: Esquel: bare soil (3), Stipa  sp. (31), Gobernador Costa: bare soil (1), Stipa  sp. (1), Alto Rio Senguer: bare soil (5), Senecio filaginoides  (12), Berberis heterophylla  (1), Stipa  sp. (1). The species was recorded under grass steppe and shrub steppe.

Records in Argentina: Buenos Aires, Chubut, Misiones and Río Negro ( Fredes 2018).

Comments: the distribution of species is cosmopolitan ( Subías 2004, update 2018).