Hoplophthiracarus illinoisensis (Ewing, 1909),

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 34

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Hoplophthiracarus illinoisensis (Ewing, 1909)
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Hoplophthiracarus illinoisensis (Ewing, 1909) 

Original name: Hoploderma illinoisensis Ewing, 1909  ( Marshall et al. 1987)

Combination: Atropacarus illinoisensis (Ewing, 1909)  ; ( Ewing 1917), Steganacarus illinoisensis (Ewing, 1909)  ; ( Jacot 1930).

Synonymy: Hoplophthiracarus paludis Jacot, 1938  : ( Niedbała 1994), Hoplophthiracarus vanderhammeni Niedbała, 1991  : ( Niedbała 2001), Hoplophthiracarus pavidus ( Berlese, 1913) sensu van der Hammen (1963)  : ( Niedbała 2001).

Geographic Location: YT: Dempster Hwy, km 172 N, Sulphur Spring ( Niedbała 2002); AB: ABMI Sites ( Walter et al. 2014; Meehan et al. 2019); MB: southeast ( Oswald & Minty 1970); ON: White Lake, SW of Ottawa; Rondeau PP, Tulip Trail; Chaffey Locks, Hebert Bog ( Niedbała 2002); near White River ( Barreto & Lindo 2018); QC: Cedarville; Parc Frontenac ( Niedbała 2002); NB: Kouchibouguac NP ( Niedbała 2002); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); NS: Cape Breton Highlands NP, nr. Ingonish; North Mountain ( Niedbała 2002).

Habitats: boreal forest; peatlands; White spruce, cedar, and pine litter; Sugar maple, dwarf larch litter.

Distribution: Holarctic.

Remarks: Niedbała (2002) considered that records in North America of Hoplophthiracarus pavidus ( Berlese, 1913)  and Calyptophthiracarus pavidus Mahunka & Mahunka-Papp (1995)  were doubtful. He considered that Nearctic records on H. pavidus in Marshall et al. (1987)  refer to H. illinoisiensis  .