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Acaridae

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordo: Acariformes
Ordo: Astigmata
Subordo: Acaridia
Superfamilia: Acaroidea
Familia: Acaridae
Subfamiliae: Acarinae - Fagacarinae - Pontoppidaniinae - Rhizoglyphinae - incertae sedis

Name

Acaridae Latreille, 1802

Synonyms

* Tyroglyphidae Donnadieu, 1868
* Naiadacarinae Fashing, 1974
* Ewingiidae
* Pinoglyphidae

References

* Fashing, N.J. 1974: A new subfamily of Acaridae, the Naiadacarinae, from water-filled treeholes (Acarina: Acaridae). Acarologia, 14: 166-181.
* OConnor, B.M. 2001: Historical ecology of the Acaridae (Acari): phylogenetic evidence for host and habitat shifts. Pp. 76-82 in Halliday, R.B.; Walter, D.E.; Proctor, H.C.; Norton, R.A.; Colloff, M.J. (eds.) Acarology: proceedings of the 10th International Congress. CSIRO publishing, Melbourne, Australia.

Links

* Oconnor, B.M. (coordinator): Acaridae Species Listing in SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED ASTIGMATA OF THE WORLD

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The Acaridae are a family of mites. Common forms include some mold mites, for example the grain mite.

References

* Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog: Acaridae

External links

* Stuart M. Bennett (2003): Acarus siro (Flour Mite)

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