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Superorder Parasitiformes

here it be - Amblyomma maculatum - male Mite eating a Globular Springtail - Pergamasus Macrochelidae adult, high resolution ventral head - female tick - Dermacentor Lone Star Tick larvae Amblyomma americanum Tiny weevil transporting mites. - Poecilochirus Poecilochirus? Tick - Dermacentor variabilis - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Parasitiformes
Explanation of Names
Parasitiformes Reuter 1909
Numbers
~12,500 spp. in >900 genera of 127 families, arranged into 34 superfamilies and 4 orders(1)
Remarks
This section is being reorganized per the Acari Project.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Superorder Parasitiformes Reuter, 1909. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Beaulieu F., Dowling A.P.G., Klompen H., de Moraes G.J., Walter D.E. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 123–128.