Dicrogonatus gardineri Warburton, 1912:359

Gardiner's giant mite



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1909

IUCN RedList status: Extinct


At least two unsuccessful searches for the species in 2002 and 2011-12 have been conducted (Gerlach, 2021).



Mahé, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Warburton, Cecil. (1912). The Acarina of the Seychelles. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, series 2, 15: 359.


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Dicrogonatus gardineri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ( Downloaded on 07 July 2014.

Gerlach, J. (2021). Dicrogonatus gardineri (amended version of 2014 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T201462A207438077. Accessed on 01 July 2022.

Gerlach, Justin and Maursik, Yu. (2010). Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Manchester: Siri Scientific Press.


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