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Family Acaridae

Pokey, thin-legged mites Pokey, thin-legged mites Mite infesting Drosophilia, anterior - Tyrophagus mite mite mite Unknown Soil Mite mystery Acari found in sea urchin larva culture
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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