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

Photos / Sounds

Observer

guisauco

Date

May 21, 2015 11:57 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

May 16, 2015

Description

These velvet mites were common on open ground and along animal trails in Maddin Prairie.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Ticks Order Ixodida

Observer

liandrewstimpson

Date

May 20, 2015 07:26 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Velvet Mite Neomolgus littoralis

Observer

ashley2

Date

May 9, 2015 06:21 PM CDT

Description

Oregon, IL

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Dog Tick Dermacentor variabilis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 19, 2015 06:07 PM PDT

Description

A good reminder not to go prancing around off-trail. Fairly large, as ticks go.

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What

Velvet Mites Family Trombidiidae

Observer

shraddhabagrodia

Date

May 17, 2015

Description

This photo was taken on the 17th may, during the DCP Expedition Photowalk, The Great Nature Project.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

wood tick Dermacentor variabilis

Observer

mothvet

Date

May 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red Velvet Mite Trombidium holosericeum

Observer

mothvet

Date

May 17, 2015

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Square

What

Velvet Mites Family Trombidiidae

Observer

denniswross

Date

May 18, 2015 11:37 AM EDT

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What

Red Velvet Mite Trombidium holosericeum

Observer

martingrimm

Date

May 19, 2015 09:36 AM CEST

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Observer

martingrimm

Date

May 19, 2015 09:10 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

tiggrx

Date

May 18, 2015
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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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