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Species Aculops rhois - Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Acariformes
Order Trombidiformes
Suborder Prostigmata (prostigs)
Infraorder Eleutherengona
No Taxon (Raphignathina)
Superfamily Eriophyoidea
Family Eriophyidae
Genus Aculops
Species rhois (Poison Ivy Leaf Gall Mite)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aculops toxicophagus (Ewing, 1917)
Explanation of Names
Author: Stebbins, 1909
Remarks
Forms pouch galls on leaves of poison ivy and poison oak, and at least some other species of Rhus.