Oxidae is a family of prostigs in the order Trombidiformes. There are at least 4 genera and about 15 described species in Oxidae.[1][2][3][4][5]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Trombidiformes
Superfamily: Lebertioidea
Family: Oxidae
Viets, 1926



  1. ^ "Oxidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  2. ^ "Oxidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  3. ^ "Oxidae Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  4. ^ "Browse Oxidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  5. ^ Pepato, A.R.; Klimov, P.B. (2015). "Origin and higher-level diversification of acariform mites--evidence from nuclear ribosomal genes, extensive taxon sampling, and secondary structure alignment". BMC Evolutionary Biology. BioMed Central. 15: 178. doi:10.1186/s12862-015-0458-2. PMC 4557820. PMID 26330076.

Further readingEdit

  • Breene, R.G.; Dean, D. Allen; Edwards, G.B.; Hebert, Blain; Levi, Herbert W.; Manning, Gail (2003). Common Names of Arachnids. Vol. Fifth Edition. American Tarantula Society. ISBN 1-929427-11-5.
  • Capinera, John L., ed. (2008). Encyclopedia of Entomology. Springer. ISBN 978-1402062421.
  • Jackman, John A. (2002). A Field Guide to Spiders and Scorpions of Texas. Gulf Publishing.
  • Krantz, G.W.; Walter, D.E., eds. (2009). A Manual of Acarology. Vol. 3rd Edition. Texas Tech University Press. ISBN 9780896726208.