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

rosarioc1640

Date

December 26, 2014

Place

Tinian (Google, OSM)

Description

Varroa Mites were detected in a domesticated hive

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

January 26, 2015 04:12 PM NZDT

Description

Leaf galls on Muehlenbeckia australis consistent with the mite Eriophyes lambi.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nzwide

Date

January 8, 2015

Description

Photo sent to me from a person in a rented property. Sorry poor quality.

Looks as though it has just feed.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

September 12, 2013

Description

Image taken via stereoscope. Mites were on cacoons of blue orchard bees as I was harvesting them for storage for the winter. The mites seemed to be feeding on left over pollen. The bees were originally purchased through mail order company...

Photos / Sounds

What

Velvet Mites Family Trombidiidae

Observer

crb-team

Date

January 28, 2015

Description

in a dead coconut log

Photos / Sounds

Observer

finatic

Date

January 24, 2015 03:39 PM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Mites and Ticks Subclass Acari

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 12, 2014 04:11 PM NZDT

Description

Bazillions of chiggers all over the rocks! There were seriously a really alarming number of them everywhere.

Tags

red

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Velvet Mite Neomolgus littoralis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 26, 2015 11:46 AM PST

Description

Several minute individuals actively wandering around on shoreline boulders bordering SF Bay. Covered with fine hairs.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Varroa destructor (Varroa destructor) Varroa destructor

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

January 25, 2015 05:16 PM PST

Place

Rosemead (Google, OSM)

Description

Found on honeybee pupae.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

January 24, 2015 04:44 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis

Observer

shindinger

Date

October 19, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

hardbacked ticks Family Ixodidae

Observer

simbamangu

Date

January 19, 2015 04:37 PM EAT

Description

Tick attached to leopard tortoise. Colours match tortoise shell perfectly.

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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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