Kongsbergia sp., from the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario.

Belongs within: Aturidae.

Kongsbergia is a genus of water mites that are among the dominant mites in stream and spring habitats in temperate Eurasia and North America (Walter et al. 2009).

<==Kongsbergia Thor 1899 S86
    |  i. s.: K. globipalpis Lundblad 1953 RFF05
    |         K. largaiolii (Maglio 1909) VBB91
    |--K. (Kongsbergia) S86
    |    |--K. (K.) alata Szalay 1945 [incl. K. pectinata Walter 1947] S86
    |    |--K. (K.) angusta Walter 1947 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) arenaria Angelier 1951 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) bombifrons Szalay 1945 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) callosa Walter 1947 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) clypeata Szalay 1945 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) dentata Walter 1947 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) d-motasi Motas, Tanasachi & Orghidan 1958 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) elliptica Angelier 1950 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) fusiformis Walter 1947 [incl. K. simillima Viets 1949] S86
    |    |--K. (K.) pectinigera Motas & Tanasachi 1946 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) rucira Cook 1967 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) ruttneri Walter 1930 S86
    |    |--K. (K.) simplicipes Walter 1947 S86
    |    `--K. (K.) variabilis Cook 1967 S86
    |--K. (Crocokongsbergia) S86
    |    |--K. (C.) athleta Orghidan & Gruia 1980 S86
    |    `--K. (C.) cooki Orghidan & Gruia 1980 S86
    `--K. (Parakongsbergia Viets 1949) S86
         `-K. (P.) hansvietsi Viets 1949 S86

*Type species of generic name indicated


[RFF05] Rosso de Ferradás, B. & H. R. Fernández. 2005. Elenco y biogeografía de los ácaros acuáticos (Acari, Parasitengona, Hydrachnidia) de Sudamérica. Graellsia 61 (2): 181-224.

[S86] Schwoerbel, J. 1986. Acari: “Hydrachnellae”. In Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) (L. Botosaneanu, ed.) pp. 652-696. E. J. Brill / Dr. W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[VBB91] Valdecasas, A. G., A. Baltanás & E. Bello. 1991. A preliminary assessment of single rocks for sampling water mites. In: Dusbábek, F. & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 1 pp. 503-507. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

Walter, D. E., E. E. Lindquist, I. M. Smith, D. R. Cook & G. W. Krantz. 2009. Order Trombidiformes. In: Krantz, G. W. & D. E. Walter (eds) A Manual of Acarology, 3rd ed., pp. 233-420. Texas Tech University Press.

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