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Family Acaridae

Fly_Mites_2 2160 - Deutonymphs Mite ID - Tyrophagus Mites - Tyrophagus Mite in tortricid leaf roll - Tyrophagus Mite Mite mite - Tyrophagus Mite found in lab, in stink bug habitat
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Acariformes
Order Astigmata (Astigs)
Suborder Acaridia
Superfamily Acaroidea
Family Acaridae
Remarks
A case of hyperphoresy. "The small mites on the big Uropodid are deutonymphs in the family Acaridae, possibly the genus Schwiebea or Histiogaster. Species in both genera live in subcortical habitats and disperse on a variety of wood-associated insects." Barry M. OConnor
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