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Genus Trombidium

Velvet Mite - Trombidium Trombidioid Mite - Trombidium Wow these things are RED! - Trombidium Parasitic (phoretic?) mites on a Phoridae - Trombidium Another Velvet Mite - Trombidium Trombidioidea - Trombidium Acari - Trombidium Red Velvet Mite - Trombidium
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 Anystina
No Taxon (Parasitengona - velvet mites (including chiggers) & water mites)
No Taxon (Trombidiina - short-legged velvet mites & water mites)
Superfamily Trombidioidea (velvet mites and chiggers)
Family Trombidiidae (true velvet mites)
Genus Trombidium