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Order Trombidiformes

Mite Mite ID Whirligig? - Anystis mite mite 29 Velvet Mite? - Trombidium Possibly Family Bdellidae? Anystidae?
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Acariformes
Order Trombidiformes
Explanation of Names
Trombidiformes Reuter 1909
Numbers
worldwide, ~26,000 spp. in ~2,240 genera of 150 families and 44 superfamilies(1)
Works Cited
1.Order Trombidiformes Reuter, 1909. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Zhang ZQ, Fan QH, Pesic V, Smit H, Bochkov AV, Khaustov AA, Baker A, Wohltmann A, Wen T, Amrine JW, Beron P, Lin J, Gabrys G... 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 129–138.