The Australian Water Mites: A Guide to Families and Genera

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Csiro Publishing, Jan 1, 1998 - Science - 150 pages
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Water mites are a dominant feature of the fauna of all freshwater ecosystems. Over 400 species in 87 genera and 22 families have been recorded in Australia. This book consists of illustrated keys to each family and genus. There are sections on cladistic analysis and classification, biogeographic affinities of the Australian fauna, general biology and morphology.
 

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Contents

SUPERFAMILY EYLAOIDEA
SUPERFAMILY HYDRACHNOIDEA
SUPERFAMILY LEBERTIOIDEA
SUPERFAMILY HYGROBATOIDEA
SUPERFAMILY ARRENUROIDEA
REFERENCES
APPENDIX 1 LIST OF AUSTRALIAN HYDRACARINA
APPENDIX 2 LIST OF TAXONOMIC CHANGES

KEY TO FAMILIES
SUPERFAMILY HYDRYPHANTOIDEA

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