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Taxonavigation: Eupodoidea 

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: Eupodina
Superfamilia: Eupodoidea

Familia: Penthalodidae
Genera (5): Hawaiieupodes – Penthalodes – Protopenthalodes – Stereotydeus – ?Callipenthalodes


Penthalodidae Thor, 1933

Type genus[edit]


  • Jesionowska, K. 2008: Redescription of Hawaiieupodes termophilus Strandtmann et Goff, 1978 (Acari: Prostigmata: Eupodoidea: Penthalodidae) from Hawaii, with a discussion of the systematic status of the taxon. Annales zoologici 58(2): 337–346. DOI: 10.3161/000345408X326654 Paywall. Reference page

Additional references[edit]

  • Haupt, J.; Coineau, Y. 2003: Compared morphology of naso of Penthalodidae (Acari, Actinedida, Penthalodidae). Acarologia, 42: 247–256.
  • Olivier, P.A.S. 2006: A first record of the family Penthalodidae Thor, 1932 (Acari: Prostigmata) from South African soils, with descriptions of two new species in the genus Stereotydeus Berlese, 1901. African entomology, 14: 53–62.
  • Qin, T.-K. 1994: Revision of the Australian Penthalodidae (Acarina). Invertebrate taxonomy, 8: 1305–1323. DOI: 10.1071/IT9941305
  • Qin, T.-K. 1997: A reconsideration of the taxonomic position of Protopenthalodes (Prostigmata: Eupodoidea). Systematic & applied acarology, 2: 253–255.
  • Qin, T.-K. 1998: Callipenthalodes, a new genus of Penthalodidae (Acariformes: Eupodoidea) from New Zealand. International journal of acarology, 24: 221–225. DOI: 10.1080/01647959808683587
  • Wood, T.G. 1964: New records of terrestrial Prostigmata from New Zealand. New Zealand entomologist, 3 (3): 39–40. PDF