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Taxonavigation: Hygrobatoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordo: Acariformes
Ordo: Trombidiformes
Subordo: Prostigmata
Cohort: Anystina
Hypordo: Parasitengona
Superfamilia: Hygrobatoidea

Familia: Aturidae
Subfamiliae: Albiinae - Aturinae - Axonopsinae - Notoaturinae - Zelandopsinae - incertae sedis

Overview of genera[edit]

Brachypoda – Haloaxonopsis – Lagoenaxonopsalbia – Sinaxonopsis


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