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Taxonavigation: Dermanyssoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordo: Parasitiformes
Ordo: Mesostigmata
Subordo: Dermanyssina
Superfamilia: Dermanyssoidea

Familia: Leptolaelapidae
Genus: Ayersacarus
Species (9): A. forsteri – A. gelidus – A. gressitti – A. hurleyi – A. knoxi – A. plumapilus – A. savilli – A. strandtmanni – A. woodi
Unaccepted species (1): A. tilbrooki


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Additional references[edit]

  • Beaulieu, F. 2009: Review of the mite genus Gaeolaelaps Evans & Till (Acari: Laelapidae), and description of a new species from North America, G. gillespiei n. sp. Zootaxa 2158: 33–49. Abstract & excerpt PDF Reference page
  • Hunter, P.E. 1964: Laelaptid mites from Auckland and Macquarie Islands (Acarina: Laelaptidae). Pacific insects monograph 7(supplement): 630–641. BUGZ Reference page
  • Hunter, P.E. 1967: Mesostigmata: Rhodacaridae, Laelapidae (mesostigmatic mites). In: Gressitt, J.L. (ed.) Entomology in Antarctica. Antarctic research series, 10: 35–39. BUGZ
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