Ascidae Voigts & Oudemans, 1905,

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: 147-159

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Ascidae Voigts & Oudemans, 1905
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Family Ascidae Voigts & Oudemans, 1905 

Arctoseiodes Willman, 1949 

Arctoseiodes ibericus (Willmann, 1949) 

• Original name: Arctoseius ibericus Willmann, 1949  .

• In: Abhandlungen Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein zu Bremen, 32: 356.

Irish Records: Spartina  saltmarsh, and on rocky seashore ( Healy & McGrath, 1998).

Counties: Wexford.

Arctoseius Sig Thor, 1930  Arctoseius butleri ( Hughes, 1948)  • Original name: Tristomus butleri Hughes, 1948  . • In: The Mites Associated with Stored Food Products. His Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. 139. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Tristomus butleri Hughes (Hughes, 1948  ; O’Farrell & Butler, 1948).

Irish Records: Stored foodstuffs ( O’Farrell & Butler, 1948); railway wagons which had contained grain

( Cusack et al., 1975).

Counties: Antrim.

Arctoseius cetratus (Sellnick, 1940) 

• Original name: Lasioseius cetratus Sellnick, 1940 

• In: Meddelanden Från Göteborgs Musei Zoologiska Avdelning, 83: 99.

Irish Records: Pasture ( Curry, 1969a; Cunningham, 1975; Purvis, 1978; Bolger, 1980; Bolger & Curry, 1980, 1984; O’Neill, 1981); pasture on cutaway peat ( Longworth, 1973; Whelan, 1976, 1978, 1985, 1986; Curry & Momen, 1988; Curry et al., 1989); manure on soil surface (Curry, 1979); plants and soil in barley crop ( Emmanuel, 1977); winter wheat crop ( Kelly & Curry, 1985); heather on bog ( Longworth, 1973); tilled soil (Bolger in press); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994.

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

Arctoseius longispinosus (Hirschmann, 1962) 

• Original name: Iphidozercon longispinosus Hirschmann, 1962  .

• In: Acarologie. Schriftenreihe für Verglenchende Milbenkunde, 5: 30.

Irish Records: Fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994); pasture ( Piotrowska, 2009).

Counties: Cork, Galway.

Arctoseius magnanalis Evans, 1958 

• Original name: Arctoseius magnanalis Evans, 1958 

• In: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 131: 188.

Irish Records: Pasture ( Curry, 1969a).

Counties: Kildare.

Arctoseius minutus ( Halbert, 1915) 

• Original name: Seiulus minutus Halbert, 1915 

• In: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 31: 76.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Seiulus minutus Halbert (Halbert, 1915)  , Zerconopsis minuta Halbert ( Hull, 1918)  , Lasioseius (Leioseius) minutus ( Halbert) (Halbert, 1923)  , Iphidozercon minutus (Halbert)  ( Evans, 1958; Curry, 1969a, b, 1971, 1976a; Ganley, 1976; Curry & Ganley, 1977; Skorupski & Luxton, 1998).

Irish Records: Sphagnum ( Halbert, 1915)  ; under rotten wood ( Halbert, 1923); pasture ( Curry, 1969a, b, 1971, 1976a; Ganley, 1976; Curry & Ganley, 1977) dune, pasture, Iris  bog and bracken bed at seashore ( Purvis, 1982); grass on cliff, under bracken and moss, and in saltmarsh (Bolger, in press); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976); soil under Norway spruce ( Heneghan, 1994; unpublished data); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994; unpublished data); moss on soil surface and soil under Sitka spruce ( Arroyo & Bolger, 2007); pasture ( Piotrowska, 2009).

Counties: Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Mayo, Wexford, Wicklow.

Arctoseius semiscissus (Berlese, 1892) 

• Original name: Laelaps (Iphis) semiscissus Berlese, 1892  .

• In: Acari, Myriopoda et Scorpiones  hucusque in Italia reperta, 67: 7.

Irish Records: Pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994); pasture ( Piotrowska, 2009).

Counties: Kildare, Kilkenny, Wexford.

Arctoseius venustulus (Berlese, 1916) 

• Original name: Lasioseius (Leioseius) venustulus Berlese, 1916  .

• In: Redia  , 12: 45.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Arctoseius pannonicus (Willmann)  ( Curry, 1976a, 1979; Breslin, 1979; Bolger, 1980; Arroyo et al., 2015). Irish Records: Pasture ( Curry, 1976a; Ganley, 1976; Bolger, 1980; unpublished data); manure on soil surface (Curry, 1979); soil of sugar beet crop ( Breslin, 1979); nest of Lasius flavus  and pasture ( Arroyo et al., 2015). Counties: Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Limerick, Meath, Wexford.

Asca  v. Heyden, 1826 • Asca bicornis (Canestrini & Fanzago, 1877)  • Original name: Gamasus (Sejus) bicornis Canestrini & Fanzago, 1877  . • In: Atti del Reale Istituto veneto di scienze, lettere ed arti, Series 5, 5: 103. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Ceratozercon bicornis (Canestrini & Fanzago) ( Halbert, 

1923).

Irish Records: Stone on sanddune ( Halbert, 1923); pasture ( Tuohy, 1979; Arroyo et al., 2015).

Counties: Dublin, Limerick, Meath.

Gamasellodes Athias-Henriot, 1961 

Gamasellodes bicolor (Berlese, 1918) 

• Original name: Gamasellus (Digamasellus) bicolor Berlese, 1918  .

• In: Redia  , 13: 135.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Digamasellus circuliformes Leitner ( Valarasan, 1971)  , Leioseius bicolor (Berlese) ( Whelan, 1976)  .

Irish Records: Sphagnum  , heather and pasture on bog ( Longworth, 1973; Whelan, 1976); hedgerow around barley field ( Emmanuel, 1977); pasture ( Valarasan, 1971; Curry, 1976a; Bolger, 1980); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976); bread vans ( Cusack et al., 1975); bracken bed at seashore ( Purvis, 1982); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994; unpublished data); small mammal nests (unpublished data).

Counties: Dublin, Kildare, Wexford, Wicklow.

Iphidozercon Berlese, 1903 

Iphidozercon corticalis Evans, 1958 

• Original name: Iphidozercon corticalis Evans, 1958  .

• In: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 131: 214.

Irish Records: Manure on soil surface (Curry, 1979); pasture (Bolger, 1980; O’Neill, 1981).

Counties: Meath, Wexford.

Iphidozercon gibbus (Berlese, 1903) 

• Original name: Eviphis  (?) gibbus Berlese, 1903  .

• In: Redia  , 1: 246.

Irish Records: Barley plants and field ( Emmanuel, 1977).

Counties: Kildare.

Leioseius Berlese, 1916

Leioseius minusculus (Berlese, 1905) 

• Original name: Ameroseius minusculus Berlese, 1905  .

• In: Redia  , 2: 235.

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

Counties: Kildare.

• Lesioseius salinus ( Halbert, 1920) 

• Original name: Lasioseius salinus Halbert, 1920  .

• In: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 35: 125.

Irish Records: Under dead shells and on vegetation in saltmarsh ( Halbert, 1920; Healy, 1975; Speight & Healy, 1977).

Counties: Dublin.

Neojordensia Evans, 1957 

Neojordensia levis (Oudemans & Voigts, 1904) 

• Original name: Seiulus levis Oudemans & Voigts, 1904  .

• In: Zoologischer Anzeiger, 27: 655.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Seiulus levis Oudemans & Voigts ( Halbert, 1915)  , Lasio-

seius levis Oudemans & Voigts ( Hull, 1918)  .

Irish Records: Moss ( Halbert, 1915); decaying vegetation ( Evans, 1958); pasture ( Curry, 1976a; Ganley, 1976; Curry & Ganley, 1977; Purvis, 1978; O’Neill, 1981); manure on soil surface (Curry, 1979); heather and pine shelter bed on bog ( Longworth, 1973); pasture on peat ( Whelan, 1976); Salix  ditch at seashore ( Purvis, 1982); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994); bedding of Oryctolagus cuniculus  (unpublished data).

Counties: Cork, Dublin, Kildare, Mayo, Meath, Wexford.

Protogamasellus Karg, 1962 

Protogamasellus hibernicus Evans, 1982 

• Original name: Protogamasellus hibernicus Evans, 1982  .

• In: Acarologia, 23: 304.

• Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Protogamasellus  sp. ( Purvis, 1982). Irish Records: Gorse bank at seashore ( Evans, 1982; Purvis, 1982). Counties: Wexford.

Protogamasellus mica (Athias-Henriot, 1961) 

• Original name: Rhodacarellus mica Athias-Henriot, 1961  .

• In: Acarologia, 3: 488.

Irish Records: Dune at seashore ( Evans, 1982; Purvis, 1982); pasture ( Piotrowska, 2009).

Counties: Cork, Wexford.

Protogamasellus singularis (Karg, 1962)  • Original name: Leioseius singularis Karg, 1962  . • In: Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin, 38: 50. • Combinations/variations used in Irish literature: Protogamasellus minor singularis (Karg) ( Purvis, 1982)  .

Irish Records: Dune at seashore ( Evans, 1982; Purvis, 1982).

Counties: Wexford.

Zerconopsis Hull, 1918 

Zerconopsis apodius Karg, 1969 

• Original name: Zerconopsis apodius Karg, 1969  .

• In: Zoologischer Anzeiger, 182: 400.

Irish Records: Fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994).

Counties: Not specified.

Zerconopsis decemremiger Evans & Hyatt, 1960 

• Original name: Zerconopsis decemremiger Evans & Hyatt, 1960  .

• In: Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology, 6: 96.

Irish Records: Fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994).

Counties: Not specified.

Zerconopsis remiger (Kramer, 1876) 

• Original name: Gamasus regimer Kramer, 1876  .

• In: Archiv für Naturgeschichte, 42: 93.

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

Irish Records: In agaric ( Halbert, 1915); under bark ( Halbert, 1915 and unpublished notes); farm grain store ( Cusack, 1974; Cusack et al., 1975); woodland (Bolger, in press); fungal sporocarp ( O’Connell, 1994; O’Connell & Bolger, 1997b; unpublished data).

Counties: Dublin, Kilkenny, Mayo, Wicklow.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Ascidae

Loc

Ascidae Voigts & Oudemans, 1905

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

Protogamasellus hibernicus

Evans 1982
1982
Loc

Protogamasellus hibernicus

Evans 1982
1982
Loc

Protogamasellus minor singularis

Karg 1982
1982
Loc

Zerconopsis apodius

Karg 1969
1969
Loc

Protogamasellus singularis

Karg 1962
1962
Loc

Leioseius singularis

Karg 1962
1962
Loc

Zerconopsis decemremiger

Evans & Hyatt 1960
1960
Loc

Zerconopsis decemremiger

Evans & Hyatt 1960
1960
Loc

Arctoseius magnanalis

Evans 1958
1958
Loc

Arctoseius magnanalis

Evans 1958
1958
Loc

Iphidozercon corticalis

Evans 1958
1958
Loc

Iphidozercon corticalis

Evans 1958
1958
Loc

Arctoseius butleri (

Hughes 1948
1948
Loc

Tristomus butleri Hughes, 1948

Hughes (Hughes 1948
1948
Loc

Tristomus butleri

Hughes (Hughes 1948
1948
Loc

Arctoseius

Sig Thor 1930
1930
Loc

levis Oudemans & Voigts ( Hull, 1918 )

Oudemans & Voigts (Hull 1918
1918
Loc

Zerconopsis

Hull 1918
1918
Loc

Arctoseius minutus (

Halbert 1915
1915
Loc

Seiulus minutus Halbert, 1915

Halbert (Halbert 1915
1915