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Genus Leptus

Mite feeding on caterpillar eggs - Leptus White-bordered Velvet Mite - Leptus Mite larvae on harvestman - Leptus mite - Leptus Handrail mite 1 - Leptus Mite with yellow eggs - Leptus mite - Leptus Leptus on Harvestman? - Leptus
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 (Erythraeina - long-legged velvet mites)
Superfamily Erythraeoidea (long-legged velvet mites)
Family Erythraeidae
Subfamily Leptinae
Genus Leptus
Remarks
The larvae are generalist parasites of terrestrial arthropods. A number of species in this genus are described as parasites of North American harvestmen. - Barry O'Connor