It attached itself to me; I discovered and removed it, and killed it. No worries; I've been to the doctor and got antebiotics
no more pics of plant
On a moth's head.
Got it off our dog. Looks like it's been there for awhile.
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...