Blattisociidae Garman, 1948,

Bolger, Thomas, Arroyo, Julio & Piotrowska, Katarzyna, 2018, A catalogue of the species of Mesostigmata (Arachnida, Acari, Parasitiformes) recorded from Ireland including information on their geographical distribution and habitats, Zootaxa 4519 (1), pp. 1-220: 161-174

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scientific name

Blattisociidae Garman, 1948
status

 

Family Blattisociidae Garman, 1948 

Blattisocius Keegan, 1944  Blattisocius dentriticus (Berlese, 1918)  • Original name: Lasioseius (Lasioseius) dentriticus Berlese, 1918  . • In: Redia  , 13: 133. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Laelaps fimbriatus Halbert (Halbert, 1923)  , Melichares dentriticus (Berlese)  ( Cusack, 1974; Cusack et al., 1975), Blattisocius amboinensis (Oudemans) ( Curry, 1969a)  .

Irish Records: In sprouting potatoes ( Halbert, 1923); farm grain stores ( Cusack, 1974; Cusack et al.,

1975); pasture ( Curry, 1969a); tidal debris in saltmarsh ( Healy, 1975; Speight & Healy, 1977).

Counties: Dublin, Kildare.

Blattisocius keegani Fox, 1947 

• Original name: Blattiosocius keegani  [sic] Fox, 1947.

• In: Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 40: 599.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Melichares keegani (Fox)  ( Cusack, 1974; Cusack et al., 1975; Emmanuel, 1977).

Irish Records: Flour mills and on farm and commercial grain stores ( Cusack, 1974; Cusack et al., 1975); weeds in barley field ( Emmanuel, 1977); pasture ( Tuohy, 1979).

Counties: Kildare, Meath.

Blattisocius mali (Oudemans, 1929)  • Original name Typhlodromus mali Oudemans, 1929  . • In: Entomologische Berichten, 8: 30. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Typhlodromus mali Oudemans  ( Turk & Turk, 1952).

Irish Records: On dried currents ( Turk & Turk, 1952).

Counties: Dublin.

Blattisocius tarsalis (Berlese, 1918) 

• Original name: Lasioseius (Lasioseius) tarsalis Berlese, 1918  .

• In: Redia  , 13: 134.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Typhlodromus tineivorans Oudemans ( O’Farrell & Butler, 1948)  , Melichares tarsalis (Berlese)  ( Cusack, 1974; Cusack et al., 1975; Cusack & Brennan, 1976). Irish Records: Stored foodstuffs ( O’Farrell & Butler, 1948); farm and commercial grain stores and flour mills ( Cusack, 1974; Cusack et al., 1975; Cusack & Brennan, 1976); pasture ( Tuohy, 1979); soil under Norway spruce ( Heneghan, 1994). Counties: Antrim, Kilkenny, Meath.

Cheiroseius Berlese, 1916 

Cheiroseius borealis (Berlese, 1904) 

• Original name: Lasioseius (Lasioseius) borealis Berlese, 1904  .

• In: Redia  , 1: 259.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Sejus borealis (Berlese) ( O’Neill, 1981)  .

Irish Records: Pasture ( Cunningham, 1975; Curry, 1976a; Purvis, 1978; Tuohy, 1979; Bolger, 1980; O’Neill, 1981; Piotrowska, 2009); pasture on cutaway peat ( Longworth, 1973; Whelan, 1976; Curry & Momen, 1988; Curry et al., 1989); manure on soil surface (Curry, 1979); Sphagnum  and pine shelter belt on bog ( Longworth, 1973).

Counties: Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Mayo, Meath, Offaly, Wexford.

Cheiroseius curtipes ( Halbert, 1923)  • Original name: Lasioseius (Episeius) glaber var. curtipes Halbert, 1923  . • In: Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology), 35: 370. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Lasioseius glaber Berl.  var curtipes Halbert (Halbert, 1923 

and see Luxton, 1998).

Irish Records: Wet moss ( Halbert, 1923).

Counties: Dublin.

Cheiroseius grandis (Berlese, 1916) 

• Original Name: Lasioseius (Lasioseius) grandis Berlese, 1916  .

• In: Redia  , 12: 34

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Episeius grandis (Berlese) ( Halbert, 1920)  .

Irish Records: Saltmarsh and open habitats in estuary ( Halbert, 1920).

Counties: Dublin.

Cheiroseius laelaptoides (Berlese, 1887) 

• Original name: Epicrius laelaptoides Berlese, 1887  .

• In: Acari, Myriopoda and Scorpiones  hucusque in Italia reperta, 40: 10.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Lasioseius (Lasioseius) laelaptoides (Berlese) ( Halbert, 1923)  , Lasioseius (Episeius) sphagni Halbert (Halbert, 1923)  . Irish Records: Under decaying wood and in Sphagnum ( Halbert, 1923)  . Counties: Dublin.

Cheiroseius necorniger (Oudemans, 1903) 

• Original name: Hypoaspis necorniger Oudemans, 1903  .

• In: Entomologische Berichten, 1: 87.

Irish Records: Soil surface in saltmarsh ( Healy, 1975; Speight & Healy, 1977); on barnacles, in Puccinella  turf and in saltmarsh ( Healy & McGrath, 1998).

Counties: Dublin, Wexford.

Cheiroseius serratus ( Halbert, 1915)  • Original name: Paraseius serratus Halbert, 1915  . • In: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 31: 78. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Paraseius serratus Halbert (Halbert, 1915)  , Episeius serratus Halbert ( Hull, 1918)  .

Irish Records: Sphagnum  ( Halbert, 1915, Halbert upublished notes); pasture on bog ( Longworth, 1973).

Counties: Down, Dublin, Kerry, Mayo.

Lasioseius Berlese, 1916 

Lasioseius berlesei (Oudemans, 1938) 

• Original name: Typhlodromus berlesei Oudemans, 1938  .

• In: Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 81: 2.

Irish Records: Heather on bog ( Longworth, 1973); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976).

Counties: Kildare, Mayo.

Lasioseius confusus Evans, 1958 

• Original name: Lasioseius confusus Evans, 1958  .

• In: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 131: 221.

Irish Records: Pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976).

Counties: Kildare.

Lasioseius muricatus (Koch, 1839) 

• Original name: Seius muricatus Koch, 1839  .

• In: Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriopoden und Arachniden. 1835–1844. Regensburg, fasc. 24 (11).

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Seiulus muricatus (Koch) ( Halbert, 1915)  .

Irish Records: No habitat provided ( Halbert, 1915); under dead wood and under bark (Halbert unpublished notes); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976).

Counties: Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow.

Lasioseius ometes (Oudemans, 1903) 

• Original name: Hypoaspis ometes Oudemans, 1903  .

• In: Entomologische Berichten, 1: 100.

Irish Records: Under bark of decaying logs ( Halbert, 1923); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994).

Counties: Dublin, Kildare.

Lasioseius penicilliger Berlese, 1916 

• Original name: Lasioseius (Zercoseius) penicilliger Berlese, 1916  .

• In: Redia  , 12: 44.

Irish Records: On farm and commercial grain stores and bread vans ( Cusack, 1974, Cusack et al., 1975).

Counties: Not specified.

Lasioseius spinosus Willmann, 1939  • Original name: Lasioseius spinosus Willmann, 1939  . • In: Abhandlungen der Naturwissen -schaftlichen. Verein zu Bremen, 31: 52–500. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Thinoseius spinosus Willmann ( Healy & McGrath, 1998)  .

Irish Records: Dry tidal debris and Armeria  tussocks ( Healy & McGrath, 1998).

Counties: Wexford.

Platyseius Berlese, 1916

Platyseius italicus (Berlese, 1905) 

• Original name: Ameroseius italicus Berlese, 1905  .

• In: Redia  , 2: 234.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Paraseius italicus (Berlese) ( Halbert, 1915)  , Paraseius tenuipes Halbert (Halbert, 1915)  , Lasioseius (Episeius) tenuipes Halbert  ( Hull, 1918; Halbert, 1923), Lasioseius (Episeius) italicus Berlese  ( Hull, 1918; Halbert, 1923), Platyseius tenuipes (Halbert)  ( Turk & Turk 1952).

Irish Records: Moss in stream on partially submerged stones ( Halbert, 1915); streams and reservoir (Hal-

bert, 1923); nest of kittiwake ( Rissa tridactyla  ) ( Turk & Turk, 1952); The Burren ( Evans & Hyatt, 1960);

Sphagnum  and pine shelter bed on bog ( Longworth, 1973); fen ( Wisdom, 2010; Wisdom et al., 2011).

Counties: Clare, Dublin, Kildare, Mayo, Wexford, Wicklow.

Platyseius major ( Halbert, 1923)  • Original name: Lasioseius (Episeius) major Halbert, 1923  . • In: Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology), 35: 373. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Lasioseius (Episeius) major Halbert (Halbert, 1923)  .

Irish Records: Stream ( Halbert, 1923).

Counties: Dublin.

Platyseius tendens (Schrank, 1803)  • Original name: Acarus tendens Schrank, 1803  . • In: Fauna Boica, Durchgedachte Geschichte der in Baiern einheimischen und zahmen Thiere. Philipp Krüll, Universitätsbuchhändler, Landshut, 209. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Lasioseius (Platyseius) subglaber (Oudemans) ( Halbert, 1923)  , Platyseius subglaber (Oudemans)  ( Wisdom, 2010, Wisdom et al., 2011).

Irish Records: Sphagnum  pools and bank of stream ( Halbert, 1923); raised bog ( Wisdom, 2010; Wisdom

et al., 2011).

Counties: Clare, Galway, Louth, Offaly, Wicklow.

Zercoseius Berlese, 1916

Zercoseius spathuliger (Leonardi, 1899) 

• Original name: Seius spathuliger Leonardi, 1899  .

• In: Canestrini, G. (Ed.), Prospetto dell’Acarofauna Italiana. Part 8. Stabilimento Prosperini, Padova, 923.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Seiulus spathuliger (Leonardi) ( Halbert, 1915)  , Lasioseius spathuliger (Leonardi) ( Hull, 1918)  . Irish Records: Moss ( Halbert, 1915, Bolger, in press); amongst heather (Halbert unpublished notes); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976); nest of Lasius flavus  and pasture ( Arroyo et al., 2015). Counties: Dublin, Kildare, Limerick, Mayo.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Blattisociidae

Loc

Blattisociidae Garman, 1948

Bolger, Thomas, Arroyo, Julio & Piotrowska, Katarzyna 2018
2018
Loc

Thinoseius spinosus Willmann ( Healy & McGrath, 1998 )

Willmann (Healy & McGrath 1998
1998
Loc

Blattisocius amboinensis (Oudemans) (

Curry 1969
1969
Loc

Lasioseius confusus

Evans 1958
1958
Loc

Lasioseius confusus

Evans 1958
1958
Loc

Blattisocius

Keegan 1944
1944
Loc

Lasioseius spinosus

Willmann 1939
1939
Loc

Lasioseius spinosus

Willmann 1939
1939
Loc

Laelaps fimbriatus

Halbert (Halbert 1923
1923
Loc

Cheiroseius curtipes (

Halbert 1923
1923
Loc

Lasioseius (Episeius) glaber var. curtipes

Halbert 1923
1923
Loc

curtipes Halbert

Halbert 1923
1923
Loc

Platyseius major (

Halbert 1923
1923
Loc

Lasioseius (Episeius) major Halbert, 1923

Halbert (Halbert 1923
1923
Loc

Lasioseius (Episeius) major

Halbert (Halbert 1923
1923
Loc

Lasioseius (Platyseius) subglaber

Oudemans 1923
1923
Loc

Blattisocius dentriticus

Berlese 1918
1918
Loc

Lasioseius (Lasioseius) dentriticus

Berlese 1918
1918
Loc

Episeius serratus Halbert ( Hull, 1918 )

Halbert (Hull 1918
1918
Loc

Cheiroseius serratus (

Halbert 1915
1915
Loc

serratus Halbert, 1915

Halbert (Halbert 1915
1915
Loc

serratus

Halbert (Halbert 1915
1915
Loc

Platyseius tendens

Schrank 1803
1803
Loc

Acarus tendens

Schrank 1803
1803