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Parasitengona - velvet mites (including chiggers) & water mites

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 Erythraeina - long-legged velvet mites
Superfamily Calyptostomatoidea
Superfamily Erythraeoidea - long-legged velvet mites
Family Erythraeidae
Subfamily Abrolophinae
Genus Abrolophus
Subfamily Balaustiinae
Genus Balaustium - sidewalk mites
Subfamily Callidosomatinae
Subfamily Erythraeinae - long-legged erythraeids
Genus Augustsonella
Genus Curteria
Genus Erythraeus
Species tonsus - Erythraeus tonsus
Genus Erythraxus
Genus Lasioerythraeus
Genus Paraphanolophus
Genus Tepoztlana
Subfamily Leptinae
Genus Leptus
No Taxon Unidentified Larvae on Host
Family Smarididae
Genus Clypeosoma
No Taxon Trombidiina - short-legged velvet mites & water mites
Superfamily Trombidioidea - velvet mites and chiggers
Family Johnstonianidae
Family Microtrombidiidae - micro velvet mites
Family Neothrombiidae
Family Neotrombidiidae
Genus Neotrombidium
Species beeri - Neotrombidium beeri
Family Podothrombidiidae - podothrombidiids
Family Tanaupodidae
Family Trombiculidae - chiggers
Family Trombidiidae - true velvet mites
Genus Allothrombium
Genus Dinothrombium - giant velvet mites
Genus Trombidium
Family Trombellidae
No Taxon Unidentified Larvae on Host
No Taxon Hydrachnidia - Water Mites
Superfamily Arrenuroidea
Family Mideopsidae
Genus Mideopsis
Family Arrenuridae
Genus Arrenurus
Superfamily Eylaoidea
Family Eylaidae
Genus Eylais
Family Limnocharidae
Genus Rhyncholimnochares
Genus Limnochares
Species americana - Limnochares americana
Superfamily Hydrachnoidea
Family Hydrachnidae
Genus Hydrachna
Superfamily Hydryphantoidea
Superfamily Hygrobatoidea
Family Hygrobatidae
Genus Hygrobates
Family Limnesiidae
Genus Limnesia
Genus Tyrrellia
Family Pionidae
Genus Piona
Family Unionicolidae
Genus Neumania
Genus Koenikea
Genus Unionicola
Superfamily Lebertioidea
Family Lebertiidae
Genus Estelloxus
Genus Lebertia
Family Oxidae
Genus Oxus
Genus Frontipoda
Family Sperchontidae
Family Torrenticolidae - torrent mites
Family Stygothrombidiidae
No Taxon Unidentified Larvae on Host