Alycini, Canestrini & Fanzago, 1877

Uusitalo, Matti, Ueckermann, Edward A. & Theron, Pieter D., 2020, A review of the family Alycidae (Acari, Acariformes) from South Africa, Zootaxa 4858 (3), pp. 301-340: 304

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Tribe Alycini  G. Canestrini & Fanzago, 1877

Type genus: Alycus C.L. Koch, 1842  .

Differential diagnosis. The tribe Alycini  can be segregated from the tribes Proteromichaeliini  , Bimichaeliini  , Petralycini  , and from the rest of the Endeostigmata, by the sensilla being filamentous or just slightly swollen (ve and sci in e.g. Fig. 1View FIGURES 1−5), chelate chelicera with two to four teeth ( Fig. 34View FIGURES 29−35), and prodorsum with a rudimentary pair of posterolateral eyes (e.g. Fig. 1View FIGURES 1−5, but one undescribed exception in Australia).