Database Details : Mites GSDs: RhodacaridBase

Full name: Mites GSDs: RhodacaridBase
Short name: RhodacaridBase
Version: Oct 2009
Release date: 2009-10-15
Authors/editors: Castilho R.C. & Moraes G.J. de
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Arachnida - Mesostigmata - Rhodacaroidea - Rhodacaridae
English name of the group: Rhodacarid mites
Number of living species 145
Number of living infraspecific taxa 1
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 4
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 150
Abstract: Rhodacaridae mites are cosmopolitan, edaphic and free-living. This data base evolved as part of the MS thesis work conducted in collaboration with the Brazilian “Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ), Universidade de São Paulo (USP)” and presented by the first author to the Brazilian “Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) – Jaboticabal”. It provides information on the 137 species of this family.
Organization: Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
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Bibliographic citation: Castilho R.C. & Moraes G.J. de (2017). Mites GSDs: RhodacaridBase (version Oct 2009). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th July 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.