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Genus Trombidium

Velvet Mite or Chigger perhaps? - Trombidium Velvet mite - Trombidium Velvet mite - Trombidium mites on a diurnal firefly - Trombidium Unknown Mite - Trombidium Velvet Mite - Trombidium Trombidium Unknown 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