Erythraeidae - Charletonia sp.
Family Erythraeidae Group Guild Status
Charletonia sp. Incidental/ Parasite Rare?
Size: X Subtroglophile?
This mite is known from a single specimen sampled by KCSP staff in July of 2007 from the Rotunda electric room. Erythraeid mites are parasitic on other arthropods. We have no knowledge of the potential host for this species, and its presence in the cave could be accidental.
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