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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What

Mites and Ticks Subclass Acari

Observer

dmontijo

Date

August 31, 2015 05:15 PM MAGT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Red Willow Mite Aculus laevigatae

Date

August 30, 2015 12:56 PM PDT

Description

Aceria-like galls on Salix laevigata.

As per http://essig.berkeley.edu/documents/cis/cis02_1.pdf

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mites and Ticks Subclass Acari

Observer

bpollack

Date

August 29, 2015 10:50 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

rdstevenson

Date

August 13, 2015 08:25 AM EDT

Description

Bitten well I was at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708 I was able to get this mite bite I had and photograph it for a Nikon microscope

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What

Eriophyid Mites Family Eriophyidae

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

April 27, 2014 09:47 AM BST

Description

Nail galls on sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) cased by the mite Aceria macrorhyncus

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Observer

beschwar

Date

August 28, 2015 03:14 PM CDT

Description

Many large red mites (up to 3mm) seen on aquatic veg in spring fed creek. Common in the region, but I haven't yet looked up what the species is.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hardbacked Ticks Family Ixodidae

Date

July 26, 2015 06:07 PM EDT

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Observer

cedric_lee

Date

August 26, 2015 01:19 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eriophyid Mites Family Eriophyidae

Observer

sambiology

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

Some plentiful galls on these willow leaves...

Photos / Sounds

Observer

bouteloua

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

At first I thought they were mosquito bites because the welts were so large. But the swelling went down and now itlooks like it must be chiggers.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Poison ivy leaf gall mite Aculops rhois

Observer

johnboback

Date

August 23, 2015 06:15 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Dog Tick Dermacentor variabilis

Observer

bcfl14

Date

August 23, 2015 09:34 AM CDT
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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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