Eviphididae Berlese

Halliday, R. B., 2010, Revision of the Australian Eviphididae (Acari: Mesostigmata) 2596, Zootaxa 2596 (1), pp. 1-60: 6

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2596.1.1

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Eviphididae Berlese


Family Eviphididae Berlese  

Eviphidini Berlese, 1913: 11.

Family diagnosis (adult female). Podospermal monogynaspid Mesostigmata   with a holodorsal shield. Sternal shield with a maximum of three pairs of setae; metasternal setae inserted on soft skin or on separate metasternal plates; epigynal shield with one pair of setae or none. Anal shield with one pair of para-anal setae and a post-anal seta, occasionally surrounded by sclerotised skin that mimics a ventri-anal shield. Tibia I with four or five dorsal setae; tibia I and genu I with one anterolateral seta (1 3/2 2/1 2 or 1 2/1 2/1 1).