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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

American Dog Tick Dermacentor variabilis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

April 18, 2014 12:49 AM PDT

Description

Picked up three of these wandering in the grassy verge of the creek trail. They made no attempt to bite in the hour I carried them; but crawled restlessly over my body until I plucked them off.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

February 10, 2011

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

enricoschifani

Date

February 10, 2011

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis) Dermacentor variabilis

Observer

simon_sanchez

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Female and male adult dog ticks.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

abr

Date

February 25, 2001

Photos / Sounds

What

Red velvet mite Trombidium holosericeum

Observer

fluffberger

Date

April 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jeckberg

Date

December 29, 2011

Description

Aculus galls from leaves of Salix gooddingii (Goodding's willow).

Photos / Sounds

Observer

finatic

Date

April 12, 2014 12:10 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Host plant: Mule Fat (Baccharis salicifolia)

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

April 10, 2014

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What

Velvet Mites Family Trombidiidae

Date

April 1, 2014

Description

While collecting mantis egg cases in meadow, I found one with a red, bulky resident mite. It crawled around on the surface of the case for a bit as I took some photos, then relocated it's entrance hole and went inside.

Photos / Sounds

What

Willow Gall Mite Aculops tetanothrix

Observer

icosahedron

Date

April 6, 2014 10:37 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ticks Order Ixodida

Observer

tiwane

Date

April 5, 2014 05:51 PM PDT
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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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