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Family Parasitidae

Nicrophorus tomentosus - Poecilochirus Infestation of hitchhiking mites on Geotrupes ( Dung Beetle) Tiny Insect (Mite?) with Spider tan fungus mite Predatory Mite mite Hitchhiker - A mite with mites Mite
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Parasitiformes
Order Mesostigmata
Suborder Parasitina
Superfamily Parasitoidea
Family Parasitidae
Numbers
>360 spp. in 32 genera worldwide(1)
Remarks
Very common in decaying organic materials, where they prey on nematodes and fly larvae. [comment by Barry M. O'Connor]
Many are phoretic mites that hitch a ride on some kind of insect.