Terrestrial Prostigmata (trombidiform mites)

  1. J. Linsley Gressitt
  1. R. W. Strandtmann

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR010p0051

Entomology of Antarctica

Entomology of Antarctica

How to Cite

Strandtmann, R. W. (1967) Terrestrial Prostigmata (trombidiform mites), in Entomology of Antarctica (ed J. L. Gressitt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR010p0051

Author Information

  1. Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1967

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901107

Online ISBN: 9781118668696



  • Acarina;
  • Anal pore;
  • Dorsal chaetotaxy;
  • Free-living mites;
  • Genital pore;
  • Prostigmata (Trombidiform Mites)


Collection data for eight previously described, and 14 new species of mites are given. Described as new are: Eupodes tottanfjella, from Queen Maud Land; Protereunetes minutus, the Antarctic Peninsula; P. maudae, Queen Maud Mountains; Stereotydeus shoupi, Queen Maud Mountains; S. punctatus and S. delicatus north Victoria Land; S. meyeri, East Antarctica (Molodozhnaya; Coccorhagidia keithi, south Victoria Land; Tydeus wadei, north Victoria Land; T. setsukoae, from both north and south Victoria Land; T. tilbrooki, Antarctic Peninsula; T. erebus, Davis Station, East Antarctica; T. wilkesi, Pensacola Mountains; Nanorchestes bifurcatus, Queen Maud Land.