Classification
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  • English
    • Mites and Ticks
    • chiggers
  • Scientific Names
    • Acari
    • Acarina
  • Spanish
    • Ácaros, garrapatas y parientes

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Recent observations

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finatic

Date

February 21, 2015 12:45 PM PST

Description

Santa Barbara County, California, US

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What

Western Blacklegged Tick Ixodes pacificus

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tiwane

Date

February 28, 2015 01:38 PM PST

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stephen_thorpe

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, Auckland Central, 17 Eden Crescent

Habitat: Allocasuarina sp., probably Allocasuarina torulosa. Roadside frontage. Cultivated female tree.

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What

Red velvet mite Trombidium holosericeum

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carreglo

Date

February 28, 2015 10:23 AM PST

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Red velvet mite Trombidium holosericeum

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anudibranchmom

Date

February 26, 2015 03:37 PM PST

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Red velvet mite Trombidium holosericeum

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dpom

Date

February 26, 2015 03:38 PM PST

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What

oak leaf gall Subclass Acari

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sea-kangaroo

Date

February 25, 2015 05:49 PM PST

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What

American Dog Tick Dermacentor variabilis

Observer

dominic

Date

February 22, 2015

Description

I don't know what type it is but it looked like a dog tick. I was just sitting down and was actually on iNat when out of the corner of my eye saw something walking. Sorry for the horrible picture. It wouldn't stop moving and this was the best out of the 20 pics.

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

When me and my nephew first spotted this mite, I thought that it was guarding it's eggs. After reviewing the picture and reading up on them, it turns out that it was harvesting the hatching eggs. If you look close at the lower edge of eggs you'll see that they are hatching and the mite is on the move.

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What

Ticks Order Ixodida

Observer

junglejenny

Date

February 19, 2015

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What

American Dog Tick Dermacentor variabilis

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khimmler

Date

July 1, 2014

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Observer

npollock66

Date

February 17, 2009

Description

My masters research parasite species.

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Description from Wikipedia

Acari (or Acarina) are a taxon of arachnids that contains mites and ticks. The diversity of the Acari is extraordinary and its fossil history goes back to at least the early Devonian period. As a result, acarologists (the people who study mites and ticks) have proposed a complex set of taxonomic ranks to classify mites. In most modern treatments, the Acari is considered a subclass of Arachnida and is composed of two or three superorders or...

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