van der Hammen, L., 1959, Berlese's Primitive Oribatid Mites, Zoologische Verhandelingen 40, pp. 1-93: 65

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Camisia  Von Heyden, 1826

Camisia  Von Heyden, 1826, p. 612.

Nothrus  , Berlese, 1883a, fasc. 17 (6); 1885c, pp. 3, 49; 1885d, p. 127; 1896b, pp. 24, 28; 1913a, p. 60.

Von Heyden (1826) created the genus Camisia  and designated Notaspis segnis Hermann  as the type. Berlese did not know the name Camisia  and used Nothrus  instead of it. The name Nothrus  is now used for a different genus as was mentioned above in the chapter on the family Nothridae  .

Berlese (1885a) published a generic diagnosis and mentioned N. bicarinatus  (correct name: C. segnis  ) as type of the genus. In the same year (Berlese, 1885c) he mentioned the following species in a key: spinifer  , bicarinatus  (= segnis  ), segnis  (= biurus  ), angulatus  (= horrida  ), horridus  (= biverrucata  ); in another paper (Berlese, 1885d) he gave a short diagnosis only.

Berlese (1896b) mentioned a number of species, whilst later (1913a) he gave a long list, among which are species that now belong to the genera Heminothrus  , Acronothrus  , and Nothrus  ( N. quadripilus  is listed in the same paper with Angelia  as well as with Nothrus  ).

Berlese made a number of errors in the nomenclature of the species, which are dealt with below.

I remark that in 1913 Berlese created a subgenus Uronothrus  with segnis  (read: biurus  ) as type. In the Berlese Collection biurus  is indeed labelled as Nothrus (Uronothrus) segnis  . On the other hand, the real segnis  and horrida  are labelled as representatives of a subgenus Eunothrus  that has never been published. The creation of a subgenus Uronothrus  appears superfluous.