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Acari

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordines: Acariformes - Parasitiformes

Overview of ordines: Astigmata - Holothyrida - Ixodida - Mesostigmata - Opilioacarida - Oribatida - Trombidiformes

Name

Acari Leach, 1817

Synonyms

* Acarina

References

* Klompen, H.; Lekveishvili, M.; Black, W.C., IV 2007: Phylogeny of parasitiform mites (Acari) based on rRNA. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 43: 936-951. [1]
* Murrell, A.; Dobson, S.J.; Walter, D.E.; Campbell, N.J.H.; Shao, R.; Barker, S.C. 2005: Relationships among the three major lineages of the Acari (Arthropoda : Arachnida) inferred from small subunit rRNA: paraphyly of the Parasitiformes with respect to the Opilioacariformes and relative rates of nucleotide substitution. Invertebrate systematics, 19: 383-389.
* Spain, A.V.; Luxton, M. 1971: Catalog and bibliography of the Acari of the New Zealand subregion. Pacific insects monograph, 25: 179-226. [2]
* Zhang, Z.-Q.; Rhode, B.E. 2003: A faunistic summary of acarine diversity in New Zealand. Systematic & applied acarology, 8: 75-84.

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Ελληνικά: Ακάρεα
English: Mites and Ticks
Français: Acariens
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Midder
Slovenščina: Pršice

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