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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: Oribatida
Infraordo: Desmonomata
Subordo: Brachypylina
Superfamilia: Cepheoidea

Familia: Microtegeidae
Genera (2): Microtegeus – Suctotegeus

Microtegeidae Balogh, 1972 [unavailable name?]
Authority for current placement: ?
undisputed by all subsequent authorities
Type genus: Microtegeus Berlese, 1916

Primary references

Balogh, J. 1972: The oribatid genera of the world. Akademiai Kiado, Budapest. [first availability?]

Additional references

Norton, R.A.; Behan-Pelletier, V.M. 2009: Chapter fifteen. Suborder Oribatida. Pp. 430-564 in: Krantz, G.W.; Walter, D.E. (eds) A manual of acarology. Third edition. Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock Texas. ISBN 0896726207 [see p. 456]
Schatz, H. et al. 2011: Suborder Oribatida van der Hammen, 1968. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (ed.) 2011: Animal biodiversity: an outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa, 3148: 141–148. ISBN 978-1-86977-849-1 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-86977-850-7 (online edition) PDF
Subías, L.S. 2004: Listado sistemático, sinonímico y biogeográfico de los ácaros oribátidos (Acariformes, Oribatida) del mundo (1758-2002). Graellsia, 60(número extraordinario): 3–305. abstract and pdf electronic update (Feb. 2011) [in Charassobatoidea]


ION [no record]
Schatz, H. (coordinator): Microtegeidae species listing in Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog


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