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Order Trombidiformes

Water Mite - Piona reddish predatory mite Acari Mite on click beetle - Leptus Water Mite - Koenikea Mite by lake - Tyrrellia Oklahoma mite - Leptus Acer glabrum erineium - Aceria calaceris
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.